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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 77 69 63
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -6
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 12 25 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.45% 3.21% 1.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.00% 11.01% 7.19%
Number of salaries quoted 12 24 9
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% -32.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
200 227 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 24.15% 29.18% 24.01%
Number of salaries quoted 110 210 116
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 12 £32,500 -4.41% 1
MCSA
South West

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 41 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (92.68%) MCSE
3 30 (73.17%) Windows
3 30 (73.17%) Microsoft
4 25 (60.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (60.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (60.98%) Windows Server
5 21 (51.22%) C
6 18 (43.90%) MCP
7 17 (41.46%) MS Excel
8 15 (36.59%) MS Exchange
8 15 (36.59%) Project Management
8 15 (36.59%) SAN
8 15 (36.59%) EMC
8 15 (36.59%) Citrix
8 15 (36.59%) CCA
8 15 (36.59%) Citrix Certification
8 15 (36.59%) CCEA
8 15 (36.59%) CCEE
8 15 (36.59%) XenApp
8 15 (36.59%) VMware
8 15 (36.59%) AppSense
8 15 (36.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (36.59%) Presales
9 13 (31.71%) Windows 7
9 13 (31.71%) Windows 8
9 13 (31.71%) ITIL
10 12 (29.27%) SQL
11 11 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (26.83%) Driving Licence

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 15 (36.59%) MS Exchange
2 10 (24.39%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (41.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (36.59%) SAN
2 10 (24.39%) Internet
3 3 (7.32%) DHCP
3 3 (7.32%) DNS
3 3 (7.32%) Firewall
3 3 (7.32%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server 2008
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
Job Titles
1 15 (36.59%) Analyst
1 15 (36.59%) Consultant
1 15 (36.59%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 13 (31.71%) IT Analyst
3 12 (29.27%) Support Analyst
4 10 (24.39%) IT Support
4 10 (24.39%) IT Support Analyst
5 8 (19.51%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (19.51%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 6 (14.63%) IT Technician
7 5 (12.20%) Help Desk Supervisor
7 5 (12.20%) IT Supervisor
8 2 (4.88%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (4.88%) 1st Line Support Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) 1st/2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Applications Support
8 2 (4.88%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Service Analyst
8 2 (4.88%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) .NET
1 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (26.83%) Driving Licence
2 10 (24.39%) iPad
3 6 (14.63%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 30 (73.17%) Windows
2 25 (60.98%) Windows Server
2 25 (60.98%) Windows Server 2008
2 25 (60.98%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (31.71%) Windows 7
3 13 (31.71%) Windows 8
4 10 (24.39%) Apple iOS
4 10 (24.39%) Mac OS X
4 10 (24.39%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) Presales
1 15 (36.59%) Project Management
2 13 (31.71%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) C
2 12 (29.27%) SQL
3 10 (24.39%) Java
4 2 (4.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (92.68%) MCSE
3 18 (43.90%) MCP
4 15 (36.59%) CCA
4 15 (36.59%) CCEA
4 15 (36.59%) CCEE
4 15 (36.59%) Citrix Certification
4 15 (36.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (24.39%) DBS Check
5 10 (24.39%) Security Cleared
6 3 (7.32%) Degree
System Software
1 15 (36.59%) XenApp
2 3 (7.32%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 30 (73.17%) Microsoft
2 15 (36.59%) AppSense
2 15 (36.59%) Citrix
2 15 (36.59%) EMC
2 15 (36.59%) VMware
3 3 (7.32%) Remedy
3 3 (7.32%) ServiceNow
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Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £21000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago