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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - 58 67
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 0 19 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - 3.11% 2.35%
As % of the Qualifications category - 11.59% 9.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 18 17
Median salary - £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.35% -2.85%
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
78 164 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 15.85% 26.89% 25.14%
Number of salaries quoted 69 119 146
Median salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, IT jobs citing MCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 10 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 9 (90.00%) Windows 10
2 9 (90.00%) iPad
2 9 (90.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (90.00%) Mac OS X
2 9 (90.00%) Internet
2 9 (90.00%) MCSE
2 9 (90.00%) C
2 9 (90.00%) Java
2 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (90.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (90.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Analyst
1 10 (100.00%) IT Analyst
2 9 (90.00%) IT Support
2 9 (90.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 9 (90.00%) Support Analyst
3 7 (70.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (70.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 10 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 9 (90.00%) Apple iOS
2 9 (90.00%) Mac OS X
2 9 (90.00%) Windows 10
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C
1 9 (90.00%) Java
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) MCSE
2 9 (90.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Remedy
2 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow