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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 64 71 73
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 13 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.80% 0.58% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.78% 2.52% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 3
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £36,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +10.76%
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
167 159 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 23.07% 23.21% 32.57%
Number of salaries quoted 141 128 149
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Bournemouth - 8 £30,000 -
Poole +6 4 £42,500 +24.08%
Beaminster - 1 £19,000 -
MCSA
South West

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 26 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (84.62%) Active Directory
3 15 (57.69%) DNS
3 15 (57.69%) MCSE
3 15 (57.69%) Windows
4 14 (53.85%) MS Excel
4 14 (53.85%) MCITP
5 12 (46.15%) MCP
6 11 (42.31%) DHCP
6 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
6 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
6 11 (42.31%) SAN
6 11 (42.31%) Firewall
7 10 (38.46%) MS Office
7 10 (38.46%) Windows 7
7 10 (38.46%) Mentoring
8 9 (34.62%) SCCM
9 8 (30.77%) SCOM
9 8 (30.77%) SCVMM
9 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (30.77%) Hyper-V
9 8 (30.77%) Office 365
9 8 (30.77%) Windows 8
9 8 (30.77%) SCOrch
9 8 (30.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 8 (30.77%) PKI
10 7 (26.92%) VMware
10 7 (26.92%) ITIL
10 7 (26.92%) WAN

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
2 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (11.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (11.54%) IBM Notes
3 3 (11.54%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 10 (38.46%) MS Office
3 3 (11.54%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (30.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) DNS
2 11 (42.31%) SAN
2 11 (42.31%) Firewall
2 11 (42.31%) DHCP
2 11 (42.31%) TCP/IP
3 7 (26.92%) WAN
4 6 (23.08%) LAN
5 3 (11.54%) IP Telephony
6 1 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Analyst
2 8 (30.77%) Consultant
3 7 (26.92%) Service Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) Service Desk Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Consultant
5 4 (15.38%) IT Support
6 3 (11.54%) Support Team Leader
6 3 (11.54%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (11.54%) Team Leader
7 2 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 2 (7.69%) IT Consultant
8 1 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Systems Support
8 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Network Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.85%) Network Support Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Help Desk Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) IT Support Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Systems Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) PKI
2 3 (11.54%) PDA
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Windows 7
3 8 (30.77%) Windows 8
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Mentoring
2 7 (26.92%) ITIL
3 5 (19.23%) Performance Management
4 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 3 (11.54%) Asset Management
5 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (11.54%) Time Management
6 2 (7.69%) Coaching
7 1 (3.85%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (57.69%) MCSE
3 14 (53.85%) MCITP
4 12 (46.15%) MCP
5 7 (26.92%) Degree
6 4 (15.38%) A+ Certification
7 3 (11.54%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (7.69%) MCTS
9 1 (3.85%) CCNP
9 1 (3.85%) CCNA
9 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 22 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 8 (30.77%) Hyper-V
3 3 (11.54%) BlackBerry Internet Service
3 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (34.62%) SCCM
2 8 (30.77%) SCOM
2 8 (30.77%) SCVMM
2 8 (30.77%) SCOrch
2 8 (30.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (11.54%) MAILsweeper
3 3 (11.54%) Backup Exec
3 3 (11.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) Remedy
2 7 (26.92%) VMware
2 7 (26.92%) ServiceNow
3 6 (23.08%) Citrix
4 4 (15.38%) Cisco
5 3 (11.54%) Panasonic
5 3 (11.54%) Avaya
5 3 (11.54%) NetApp
5 3 (11.54%) Lotus
5 3 (11.54%) Symantec
5 3 (11.54%) Sophos
5 3 (11.54%) Clearswift
5 3 (11.54%) HP
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package / Car Allowance
Posted: 27 days ago