The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 59 73 65
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -8
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 20 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 3.23% 1.55% 1.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.83% 7.11% 5.39%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 10
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -17.41%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
MCSA
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Qualifications Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
169 197 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 27.26% 21.84% 29.48%
Number of salaries quoted 111 162 171
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -11.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

MCSA
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Dorset region.

MCSA Salary Trend in Dorset

MCSA
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +8 15 £35,000 +59.09% 1
Poole +22 5 £45,000 -18.18%
MCSA
South West

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA.

1 36 (100.00%) MCSE
1 36 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (83.33%) Windows
3 29 (80.56%) MS Excel
4 24 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 24 (66.67%) Citrix
5 21 (58.33%) SAN
6 19 (52.78%) VMware
6 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (47.22%) CCEE
7 17 (47.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 17 (47.22%) AppSense
7 17 (47.22%) Project Management
7 17 (47.22%) CCA
7 17 (47.22%) Citrix Certification
7 17 (47.22%) CCEA
7 17 (47.22%) MCP
8 16 (44.44%) EMC
8 16 (44.44%) XenApp
9 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
10 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
11 8 (22.22%) Office 365
12 7 (19.44%) Cisco
12 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (19.44%) CCNA
12 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
12 7 (19.44%) MCITP
12 7 (19.44%) SCCM

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (13.89%) IIS
4 4 (11.11%) Lync
Applications
1 29 (80.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Office 365
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (58.33%) SAN
2 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
3 6 (16.67%) Firewall
4 5 (13.89%) PABX
4 5 (13.89%) VoIP
5 4 (11.11%) Internet
6 3 (8.33%) DNS
6 3 (8.33%) DHCP
7 1 (2.78%) LAN
7 1 (2.78%) WAN
7 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
7 1 (2.78%) Wireless
7 1 (2.78%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
General
1 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Consultant
2 19 (52.78%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 5 (13.89%) Support Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Architect
3 5 (13.89%) Analyst
3 5 (13.89%) Technical Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Applications Support
5 3 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Designer
6 2 (5.56%) Exchange Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Designer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Support
7 1 (2.78%) IT Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Lead Architect
7 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) .NET
1 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.78%) Clustering
2 1 (2.78%) PKI
2 1 (2.78%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 30 (83.33%) Windows
2 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Project Management
2 6 (16.67%) Migration
2 6 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 6 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (2.78%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) C#
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (100.00%) MCSE
1 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (47.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 17 (47.22%) CCEE
2 17 (47.22%) MCP
2 17 (47.22%) CCA
2 17 (47.22%) Citrix Certification
2 17 (47.22%) CCEA
3 7 (19.44%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (19.44%) CCNA
3 7 (19.44%) MCITP
4 1 (2.78%) VCP4
4 1 (2.78%) VCP5
4 1 (2.78%) CCDA
4 1 (2.78%) CCNP
System Software
1 16 (44.44%) XenApp
2 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
3 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) SCCM
1 7 (19.44%) SCOM
2 2 (5.56%) Windows Intune
2 2 (5.56%) SCSM
3 1 (2.78%) WSUS
3 1 (2.78%) SCOrch
3 1 (2.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.78%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (66.67%) Citrix
3 19 (52.78%) VMware
4 17 (47.22%) AppSense
5 16 (44.44%) EMC
6 7 (19.44%) Cisco
7 1 (2.78%) SAP
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