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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 63 74 80
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 20 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.81% 1.30% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.05% 6.63% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 2
Average salary £35,000 £28,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% -12.30%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
166 166 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 23.31% 19.58% 25.30%
Number of salaries quoted 114 139 152
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £21,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 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 +5 17 £35,000 +19.65% 1
Poole - 3 £27,500 -
MCSA
South West

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 38 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 38 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (97.37%) MCSE
3 34 (89.47%) MS Excel
3 34 (89.47%) Windows
4 31 (81.58%) MS Exchange
5 29 (76.32%) Citrix
6 28 (73.68%) SAN
7 27 (71.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 27 (71.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 26 (68.42%) VMware
8 26 (68.42%) MCP
9 25 (65.79%) CCA
9 25 (65.79%) Citrix Certification
9 25 (65.79%) CCEA
9 25 (65.79%) Project Management
9 25 (65.79%) AppSense
9 25 (65.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 25 (65.79%) CCEE
10 24 (63.16%) XenApp
10 24 (63.16%) EMC
11 8 (21.05%) Office 365
12 7 (18.42%) Hyper-V
12 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
13 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
13 6 (15.79%) MCITP
13 6 (15.79%) SCCM
13 6 (15.79%) SCOM
13 6 (15.79%) Migration
13 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 31 (81.58%) MS Exchange
2 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (10.53%) Lync
Applications
1 34 (89.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Office 365
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (73.68%) SAN
2 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 5 (13.16%) Firewall
4 4 (10.53%) PABX
4 4 (10.53%) VoIP
5 3 (7.89%) DHCP
5 3 (7.89%) DNS
5 3 (7.89%) Internet
6 1 (2.63%) LAN
6 1 (2.63%) WAN
6 1 (2.63%) NetScaler
6 1 (2.63%) Wireless
6 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
General
1 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.26%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 29 (76.32%) Consultant
2 27 (71.05%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Consultant
4 3 (7.89%) Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) Exchange Consultant
5 2 (5.26%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.63%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Lead Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Designer
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Design Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Design Leader
6 1 (2.63%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) .NET
1 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 34 (89.47%) Windows
2 27 (71.05%) Windows Server 2008
2 27 (71.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) Project Management
2 6 (15.79%) Migration
3 4 (10.53%) Mentoring
4 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (7.89%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) C#
1 2 (5.26%) SQL
1 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (97.37%) MCSE
3 26 (68.42%) MCP
4 25 (65.79%) CCEE
4 25 (65.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 25 (65.79%) CCA
4 25 (65.79%) Citrix Certification
4 25 (65.79%) CCEA
5 6 (15.79%) MCITP
6 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (10.53%) CCNA
7 1 (2.63%) CCDA
7 1 (2.63%) CCNP
7 1 (2.63%) Degree
7 1 (2.63%) VCP4
7 1 (2.63%) VCP5
System Software
1 24 (63.16%) XenApp
2 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
2 7 (18.42%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) SCCM
1 6 (15.79%) SCOM
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Intune
2 2 (5.26%) SCSM
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 29 (76.32%) Citrix
3 26 (68.42%) VMware
4 25 (65.79%) AppSense
5 24 (63.16%) EMC
6 4 (10.53%) Cisco
7 1 (2.63%) SAP
7 1 (2.63%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.63%) Remedy
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benfits & training & car
Posted: 3 days ago