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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 166 148 190
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +42
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 23 22 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.60% 0.68% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.71% 2.06% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 20 22 14
Average salary £35,500 £25,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.00% -38.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £19,250 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £34,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
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
1348 1068 1613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 35.28% 32.93% 37.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1139 889 1359
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Southampton +7 8 £35,000 +53.84% 2
Fareham -5 6 £22,000 -27.86%
Basingstoke - 4 £65,000 -
Aldershot - 1 £22,500 -
Winchester - 1 £21,500 - 1
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 96 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 66 (68.75%) Windows
4 56 (58.33%) MS Exchange
5 51 (53.13%) VMware
6 47 (48.96%) MS Office
7 43 (44.79%) ITIL
7 43 (44.79%) MCSE
8 41 (42.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 40 (41.67%) SLA
10 37 (38.54%) MS Excel
11 35 (36.46%) Cisco
11 35 (36.46%) HP
12 34 (35.42%) Hyper-V
13 30 (31.25%) Active Directory
14 29 (30.21%) Windows Server 2012
15 26 (27.08%) Citrix
15 26 (27.08%) Cisco Certification
15 26 (27.08%) Exchange Server 2007
15 26 (27.08%) Exchange Server 2010
16 25 (26.04%) CCNA
16 25 (26.04%) MCTS
17 23 (23.96%) Change Management
18 22 (22.92%) MCITP
19 21 (21.88%) MCP
19 21 (21.88%) Windows XP
19 21 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
20 19 (19.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
21 18 (18.75%) ProCurve
21 18 (18.75%) Lync

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 56 (58.33%) MS Exchange
2 26 (27.08%) Exchange Server 2007
2 26 (27.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (18.75%) Lync
4 13 (13.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (11.46%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (5.21%) SharePoint
8 4 (4.17%) IIS
8 4 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 47 (48.96%) MS Office
2 37 (38.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (10.42%) Office 365
2 4 (4.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (12.50%) SAN
2 9 (9.38%) DNS
3 8 (8.33%) DHCP
4 7 (7.29%) LAN
4 7 (7.29%) Unified Communications
5 6 (6.25%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.17%) VoIP
6 4 (4.17%) NAS
7 3 (3.13%) iSCSI
7 3 (3.13%) Ethernet
8 1 (1.04%) Firewall
8 1 (1.04%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.04%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.04%) Redis
3 1 (1.04%) Infinispan
3 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (41.67%) Support Engineer
2 19 (19.79%) Administrator
3 12 (12.50%) Consultant
4 11 (11.46%) Analyst
4 11 (11.46%) Network Administrator
5 10 (10.42%) 2nd Line Support
6 8 (8.33%) Support Analyst
6 8 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) Deployment Engineer
7 7 (7.29%) Service Analyst
7 7 (7.29%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (6.25%) Messaging Administrator
9 5 (5.21%) IT Support
9 5 (5.21%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (5.21%) Junior
9 5 (5.21%) 1st Line Support
9 5 (5.21%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (5.21%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (5.21%) Architect
10 4 (4.17%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.04%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (1.04%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 4 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (3.13%) CCTV
3 3 (3.13%) Life Science
4 2 (2.08%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.08%) AS400
4 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.08%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (2.08%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.04%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.04%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 66 (68.75%) Windows
2 41 (42.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (30.21%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (21.88%) Windows XP
5 16 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 15 (15.63%) Windows 8
7 11 (11.46%) Windows 2000 Server
8 5 (5.21%) Linux
8 5 (5.21%) UNIX
9 3 (3.13%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (44.79%) ITIL
2 23 (23.96%) Change Management
3 16 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 7 (7.29%) Migration
4 7 (7.29%) Problem Management
5 6 (6.25%) Service Management
5 6 (6.25%) CRM
6 5 (5.21%) Configuration Management
6 5 (5.21%) Project Management
6 5 (5.21%) Workflow
6 5 (5.21%) Time Management
7 4 (4.17%) Incident Management
8 3 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (3.13%) Performance Management
8 3 (3.13%) Software Deployment
9 2 (2.08%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.08%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.08%) Resource Management
10 1 (1.04%) Load Balancing
10 1 (1.04%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.33%) SQL
2 6 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.08%) Perl
4 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.04%) C++
4 1 (1.04%) Java
4 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.04%) VBScript
4 1 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 96 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (44.79%) MCSE
3 26 (27.08%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (26.04%) CCNA
4 25 (26.04%) MCTS
5 22 (22.92%) MCITP
6 21 (21.88%) MCP
7 19 (19.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 9 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (5.21%) A+ Certification
11 3 (3.13%) MOS
11 3 (3.13%) Degree
12 2 (2.08%) Security Cleared
13 1 (1.04%) NCDA
13 1 (1.04%) CCAA
13 1 (1.04%) RHCSA
13 1 (1.04%) CCENT
13 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
13 1 (1.04%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (41.67%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (35.42%) Hyper-V
2 30 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 16 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.25%) vSphere
4 6 (6.25%) vCloud
5 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.04%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 6 (6.25%) SCOM
2 4 (4.17%) Windows Intune
3 2 (2.08%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 72 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 51 (53.13%) VMware
3 35 (36.46%) HP
3 35 (36.46%) Cisco
4 26 (27.08%) Citrix
5 18 (18.75%) ProCurve
6 7 (7.29%) NetApp
6 7 (7.29%) Dell
7 6 (6.25%) Avaya
7 6 (6.25%) LANDesk
7 6 (6.25%) Remedy
8 4 (4.17%) Oracle
8 4 (4.17%) Juniper
9 2 (2.08%) IBM
9 2 (2.08%) Veeam
10 1 (1.04%) F5
10 1 (1.04%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.04%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.04%) Symantec
Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Farnborough
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Winchester
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 24 days ago