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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
South West / Dorset
Rank 61 79 66
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -13
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 6 12 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.33% 1.54% 3.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.67% 6.12% 13.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 29
Median salary £45,000 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -4.41%
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%

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
90 196 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 19.91% 25.13% 29.95%
Number of salaries quoted 72 120 207
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Dorset

MCSA
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole - 4 £45,000 -
MCSA
South West

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 4 (50.00%) EMC
5 4 (50.00%) Citrix
5 4 (50.00%) CCA
5 4 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (50.00%) CCEA
5 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (50.00%) MCSE
5 4 (50.00%) MCP
5 4 (50.00%) AppSense
5 4 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (50.00%) SAN
5 4 (50.00%) Project Management
5 4 (50.00%) Presales
5 4 (50.00%) XenApp
6 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
6 3 (37.50%) ITIL
6 3 (37.50%) Linux
6 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
7 2 (25.00%) VPN
7 2 (25.00%) SCCM
8 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure

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 4 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Consultant
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 3 (37.50%) Desktop Support
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Presales
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCA
2 4 (50.00%) CCEA
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (50.00%) MCP
2 4 (50.00%) MCSE
2 4 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (12.50%) MCSD
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) AppSense
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) EMC