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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 58 60 76
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +16
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 24 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 3.41% 1.75% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.37% 8.15% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 24 10 4
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +3.75%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
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
194 135 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 27.60% 21.46% 29.60%
Number of salaries quoted 170 111 174
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

MCSA Salary Histogram 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 28 November 2014. 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
Poole 0 18 £37,500 -9.63%
Bournemouth +1 6 £34,000 -15.00% 2
MCSA
South West

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 35 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 35 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (80.00%) MCSE
3 26 (74.29%) MS Excel
3 26 (74.29%) Windows
4 23 (65.71%) MS Exchange
5 22 (62.86%) Active Directory
6 21 (60.00%) MCP
6 21 (60.00%) SAN
7 16 (45.71%) VMware
7 16 (45.71%) WAN
8 15 (42.86%) LAN
8 15 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (37.14%) Citrix
11 12 (34.29%) CCA
11 12 (34.29%) Citrix Certification
11 12 (34.29%) CCEA
11 12 (34.29%) AppSense
11 12 (34.29%) EMC
11 12 (34.29%) Project Management
11 12 (34.29%) CCEE
11 12 (34.29%) VCP5
11 12 (34.29%) NetScaler
11 12 (34.29%) VCP4
11 12 (34.29%) vSphere
11 12 (34.29%) VMware ESXi
11 12 (34.29%) Lync
11 12 (34.29%) XenDesktop

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 23 (65.71%) MS Exchange
2 12 (34.29%) Lync
3 5 (14.29%) IIS
4 4 (11.43%) SharePoint
5 3 (8.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 26 (74.29%) MS Excel
2 10 (28.57%) MS Office
3 3 (8.57%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (17.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (60.00%) SAN
2 16 (45.71%) WAN
3 15 (42.86%) LAN
4 12 (34.29%) NetScaler
5 9 (25.71%) DNS
6 8 (22.86%) DHCP
6 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
7 7 (20.00%) Firewall
8 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.86%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Consultant
2 12 (34.29%) Analyst
2 12 (34.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 7 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) IT Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Service Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) IT Support
4 4 (11.43%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Support Team Leader
5 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Team Leader
5 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Network Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) .NET
1 5 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) PKI
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (74.29%) Windows
2 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Project Management
2 8 (22.86%) Mentoring
3 6 (17.14%) ITIL
4 5 (14.29%) Performance Management
5 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (8.57%) Time Management
5 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.71%) Coaching
7 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.86%) Network Design
7 1 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) SQL
2 5 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (80.00%) MCSE
3 21 (60.00%) MCP
4 12 (34.29%) VCP4
4 12 (34.29%) CCEE
4 12 (34.29%) VCP5
4 12 (34.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 12 (34.29%) CCA
4 12 (34.29%) Citrix Certification
4 12 (34.29%) CCEA
5 10 (28.57%) MCITP
6 6 (17.14%) Degree
7 2 (5.71%) MCTS
7 2 (5.71%) A+ Certification
8 1 (2.86%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (2.86%) CCNP
8 1 (2.86%) CCNA
8 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 22 (62.86%) Active Directory
2 15 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (34.29%) XenDesktop
3 12 (34.29%) vSphere
3 12 (34.29%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
5 3 (8.57%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) SCCM
2 6 (17.14%) SCOM
2 6 (17.14%) SCVMM
2 6 (17.14%) SCOrch
2 6 (17.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (45.71%) VMware
3 13 (37.14%) Citrix
4 12 (34.29%) AppSense
4 12 (34.29%) EMC
5 6 (17.14%) ServiceNow
5 6 (17.14%) Remedy
6 3 (8.57%) HP
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco
7 1 (2.86%) Sophos
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