The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Dorset region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 71 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 16 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.78% 0.92% -
As % of the Qualifications category 8.42% 3.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 0
Average salary £30,000 £38,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.58% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Qualifications Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
190 219 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 21.09% 28.78% 28.97%
Number of salaries quoted 152 168 108
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £27,500 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSA
South West

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 July 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 July 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 -2 11 £22,000 -43.22% 2
Ferndown - 3 £34,000 -
Poole - 2 £55,000 -
MCSA
South West

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 31 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 31 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (74.19%) Active Directory
3 21 (67.74%) Windows
4 19 (61.29%) DNS
5 16 (51.61%) MS Excel
5 16 (51.61%) Firewall
6 15 (48.39%) MCP
7 14 (45.16%) Windows 7
8 13 (41.94%) MCITP
8 13 (41.94%) MCSE
9 12 (38.71%) MS Office
9 12 (38.71%) DHCP
9 12 (38.71%) TCP/IP
10 11 (35.48%) ITIL
10 11 (35.48%) Remedy
10 11 (35.48%) Degree
10 11 (35.48%) Windows 8
10 11 (35.48%) ServiceNow
11 10 (32.26%) VMware
11 10 (32.26%) SAN
11 10 (32.26%) WAN
12 9 (29.03%) Citrix
12 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
12 9 (29.03%) LAN
13 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
13 7 (22.58%) Cisco
13 7 (22.58%) SCOrch
13 7 (22.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 7 (22.58%) Office 365

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
2 6 (19.35%) IBM Notes
2 6 (19.35%) Lotus Domino
3 4 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
4 3 (9.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (51.61%) MS Excel
2 12 (38.71%) MS Office
3 3 (9.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 7 (22.58%) Office 365
1 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (61.29%) DNS
2 16 (51.61%) Firewall
3 12 (38.71%) DHCP
3 12 (38.71%) TCP/IP
4 10 (32.26%) SAN
4 10 (32.26%) WAN
5 9 (29.03%) LAN
6 3 (9.68%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Analyst
2 12 (38.71%) Service Analyst
3 11 (35.48%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (22.58%) Microsoft Consultant
4 7 (22.58%) Consultant
5 6 (19.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (9.68%) Team Leader
6 3 (9.68%) Support Team Leader
6 3 (9.68%) IT Support
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Support
7 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Network Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Services Delivery Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Systems Support Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Network Support
7 1 (3.23%) Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) PKI
2 6 (19.35%) PDA
2 6 (19.35%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.45%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 21 (67.74%) Windows
2 14 (45.16%) Windows 7
3 11 (35.48%) Windows 8
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.45%) Apple iOS
6 2 (6.45%) Android
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Performance Management
3 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.68%) Asset Management
4 3 (9.68%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (9.68%) Time Management
5 1 (3.23%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (48.39%) MCP
3 13 (41.94%) MCITP
3 13 (41.94%) MCSE
4 11 (35.48%) Degree
5 3 (9.68%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (9.68%) A+ Certification
6 1 (3.23%) MCTS
6 1 (3.23%) CCNP
6 1 (3.23%) CCNA
6 1 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 23 (74.19%) Active Directory
2 7 (22.58%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.68%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) SCOrch
1 7 (22.58%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 7 (22.58%) SCCM
1 7 (22.58%) SCOM
1 7 (22.58%) SCVMM
2 6 (19.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 6 (19.35%) MAILsweeper
2 6 (19.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) Remedy
2 11 (35.48%) ServiceNow
3 10 (32.26%) VMware
4 9 (29.03%) Citrix
5 7 (22.58%) Cisco
6 6 (19.35%) Panasonic
6 6 (19.35%) Clearswift
6 6 (19.35%) Avaya
6 6 (19.35%) Symantec
6 6 (19.35%) NetApp
6 6 (19.35%) Lotus
7 3 (9.68%) Sophos
7 3 (9.68%) HP
8 2 (6.45%) Apple
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago