The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 124 175 176
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +1
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 77 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.90% 0.53% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.82% 1.65% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 73 17 13
Average salary £24,500 £28,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.78% -23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £22,500 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £50,000 £39,600
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £31,750
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +18.11%
MCSA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Qualifications Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1598 1276 1558
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 39.51% 32.05% 37.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1276 1038 1318
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Hampshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Hampshire region.

MCSA Salary Trend in Hampshire

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Hampshire

MCSA
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 1 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
Fareham - 32 £22,500 - 4
Southampton +25 26 £22,500 -6.25% 1
Portsmouth - 8 £25,500 - 1
Basingstoke -8 4 £27,500 -42.10%
Farnborough 0 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Winchester -9 1 £35,000 +27.27%
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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.

1 109 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 91 (83.49%) Microsoft
2 91 (83.49%) Windows
3 70 (64.22%) MS Exchange
4 65 (59.63%) VMware
5 59 (54.13%) MCSE
6 55 (50.46%) Active Directory
7 53 (48.62%) MS Excel
8 51 (46.79%) SLA
9 48 (44.04%) MS Office
9 48 (44.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 46 (42.20%) HP
11 45 (41.28%) ITIL
12 38 (34.86%) Cisco
12 38 (34.86%) Citrix
13 36 (33.03%) MCITP
14 33 (30.28%) MCP
14 33 (30.28%) Hyper-V
15 30 (27.52%) Exchange Server 2007
16 29 (26.61%) Exchange Server 2010
16 29 (26.61%) Windows Server 2003
17 28 (25.69%) Service Delivery
18 27 (24.77%) Cisco Certification
18 27 (24.77%) VMware Infrastructure
18 27 (24.77%) Windows Server 2012
19 26 (23.85%) CCNA
20 24 (22.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
21 23 (21.10%) ProCurve
21 23 (21.10%) Windows 7
21 23 (21.10%) Change Management

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 70 (64.22%) MS Exchange
2 30 (27.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 29 (26.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (13.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (12.84%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (10.09%) Lync
7 10 (9.17%) SharePoint
8 5 (4.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (2.75%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.92%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.92%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.92%) IIS
10 1 (0.92%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 53 (48.62%) MS Excel
2 48 (44.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.43%) DHCP
1 19 (17.43%) DNS
2 12 (11.01%) Firewall
3 11 (10.09%) SAN
4 9 (8.26%) TCP/IP
4 9 (8.26%) LAN
5 7 (6.42%) WAN
6 5 (4.59%) VPN
7 4 (3.67%) NAS
8 3 (2.75%) Unified Communications
8 3 (2.75%) VoIP
8 3 (2.75%) Ethernet
8 3 (2.75%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.92%) SSL
9 1 (0.92%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.92%) IPsec
9 1 (0.92%) VLAN
9 1 (0.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (3.67%) MySQL
3 3 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.92%) Infinispan
4 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.92%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.92%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.92%) Redis
General
1 2 (1.83%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 52 (47.71%) Support Engineer
2 15 (13.76%) Administrator
3 14 (12.84%) Analyst
4 13 (11.93%) IT Support
5 12 (11.01%) IT Support Engineer
6 11 (10.09%) Junior
6 11 (10.09%) 2nd Line Support
7 10 (9.17%) Network Administrator
7 10 (9.17%) Deployment Engineer
7 10 (9.17%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 9 (8.26%) Consultant
9 8 (7.34%) Technical Consultant
9 8 (7.34%) Junior Consultant
10 7 (6.42%) Support Analyst
10 7 (6.42%) Junior Technical Consultant
11 5 (4.59%) Messaging Administrator
11 5 (4.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 5 (4.59%) 1st Line Support
12 4 (3.67%) 3rd Line Support
12 4 (3.67%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.92%) HTML
1 1 (0.92%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (0.92%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.59%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.67%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.75%) CCTV
3 3 (2.75%) Life Science
3 3 (2.75%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.75%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.83%) Clustering
5 1 (0.92%) Replication
5 1 (0.92%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 91 (83.49%) Windows
2 48 (44.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (26.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 27 (24.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (21.10%) Windows 7
6 20 (18.35%) Windows XP
7 19 (17.43%) Windows 8
8 13 (11.93%) Windows 2000 Server
9 10 (9.17%) UNIX
9 10 (9.17%) Linux
10 5 (4.59%) Mac OS
11 3 (2.75%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (41.28%) ITIL
2 28 (25.69%) Service Delivery
3 23 (21.10%) Change Management
4 14 (12.84%) Problem Management
5 11 (10.09%) Incident Management
6 10 (9.17%) Service Management
7 9 (8.26%) Configuration Management
7 9 (8.26%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (8.26%) Resource Management
8 6 (5.50%) Capacity Management
9 5 (4.59%) Project Management
9 5 (4.59%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (4.59%) Identity Management
9 5 (4.59%) Workflow
9 5 (4.59%) Migration
9 5 (4.59%) Business Continuity
9 5 (4.59%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (4.59%) Time Management
10 4 (3.67%) CRM
11 3 (2.75%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.76%) SQL
2 4 (3.67%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.83%) Perl
4 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.92%) C++
4 1 (0.92%) Java
4 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.92%) VBScript
4 1 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 109 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (54.13%) MCSE
3 36 (33.03%) MCITP
4 33 (30.28%) MCP
5 27 (24.77%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (23.85%) CCNA
7 24 (22.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 18 (16.51%) MCTS
9 16 (14.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.75%) MCDST
10 3 (2.75%) MOS
10 3 (2.75%) A+ Certification
10 3 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.83%) Server+ Certification
11 2 (1.83%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.92%) CCNP
12 1 (0.92%) RHCT
12 1 (0.92%) Degree
12 1 (0.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (46.79%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (50.46%) Active Directory
2 33 (30.28%) Hyper-V
3 27 (24.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.92%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.92%) Nmap
5 1 (0.92%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (3.67%) Backup Exec
2 3 (2.75%) SCOM
3 1 (0.92%) Puppet
3 1 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 91 (83.49%) Microsoft
2 65 (59.63%) VMware
3 46 (42.20%) HP
4 38 (34.86%) Cisco
4 38 (34.86%) Citrix
5 23 (21.10%) ProCurve
6 17 (15.60%) Dell
7 12 (11.01%) IBM
8 6 (5.50%) Apple
9 3 (2.75%) Oracle
9 3 (2.75%) Remedy
9 3 (2.75%) Veeam
9 3 (2.75%) LANDesk
9 3 (2.75%) Avaya
10 2 (1.83%) Pegasus
10 2 (1.83%) Symantec
11 1 (0.92%) F5
11 1 (0.92%) Red Hat
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Salary: £17000 - £22500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + + Corporate Benefits
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago