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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 126 160 163
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +3
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 58 39 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.77% 1.08% 0.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.15% 2.93% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 56 36 32
Median salary £28,750 £40,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +23.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,875 £24,250 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £47,500 £36,500
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.35% -2.85%
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
1126 1332 1513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 34.46% 36.73% 38.56%
Number of salaries quoted 930 1061 1295
Median salary £38,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hampshire region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Hampshire

MCSA
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Fareham +13 24 £25,500 +4.08%
Basingstoke +4 11 £37,500 +87.50% 2
Southampton -2 9 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Winchester - 6 £42,500 -
Portsmouth +6 3 £23,750 -1.04%
Havant - 3 £31,500 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 104 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 92 (88.46%) VMware
3 83 (79.81%) Windows
4 74 (71.15%) Microsoft
5 73 (70.19%) VMware Infrastructure
6 64 (61.54%) MCSE
7 58 (55.77%) Cisco
8 54 (51.92%) CCNA
8 54 (51.92%) Active Directory
8 54 (51.92%) Cisco Certification
9 53 (50.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 50 (48.08%) HP
11 44 (42.31%) Citrix
11 44 (42.31%) ITIL
12 42 (40.38%) Hyper-V
13 41 (39.42%) NetApp
13 41 (39.42%) MCTS
14 38 (36.54%) MS Exchange
15 37 (35.58%) CCA
15 37 (35.58%) Citrix Certification
16 36 (34.62%) Windows Server
17 35 (33.65%) MS Excel
18 34 (32.69%) MCITP
19 29 (27.88%) EMC
20 28 (26.92%) WAN
20 28 (26.92%) Office 365
21 26 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
21 26 (25.00%) Ticket Management
21 26 (25.00%) SLA
22 23 (22.12%) LAN

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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 38 (36.54%) MS Exchange
2 7 (6.73%) OpenStack
3 6 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.92%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.92%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 35 (33.65%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.62%) MS Office
3 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 28 (26.92%) Office 365
2 11 (10.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (6.73%) SaaS
4 1 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (26.92%) WAN
2 23 (22.12%) LAN
3 18 (17.31%) SAN
4 17 (16.35%) Firewall
5 13 (12.50%) DHCP
6 11 (10.58%) DNS
6 11 (10.58%) VPN
7 9 (8.65%) Cisco IOS
7 9 (8.65%) TCP/IP
7 9 (8.65%) VLAN
8 7 (6.73%) BGP
8 7 (6.73%) HTTP
8 7 (6.73%) IPsec
8 7 (6.73%) MPLS
8 7 (6.73%) OSPF
8 7 (6.73%) RIP
8 7 (6.73%) SSL
8 7 (6.73%) VPLS
9 4 (3.85%) NAS
10 3 (2.88%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.58%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.77%) Eclipse
1 6 (5.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (13.46%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.73%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.77%) Banking
4 2 (1.92%) Finance
5 1 (0.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 33 (31.73%) Support Engineer
2 31 (29.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 31 (29.81%) 2nd Line Support
3 26 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 19 (18.27%) Consultant
5 15 (14.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 11 (10.58%) Cloud Consultant
6 11 (10.58%) Cloud Engineer
7 8 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
8 7 (6.73%) Service Desk Engineer
9 6 (5.77%) Analyst
9 6 (5.77%) C# Developer
9 6 (5.77%) Developer
9 6 (5.77%) SQL Developer
9 6 (5.77%) SQL Server Developer
9 6 (5.77%) Support Analyst
9 6 (5.77%) Systems Developer
10 5 (4.81%) Architect
10 5 (4.81%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.77%) .NET
2 2 (1.92%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.58%) Private Cloud
2 7 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.73%) Clustering
3 6 (5.77%) User Experience
4 5 (4.81%) Data Centre
4 5 (4.81%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 83 (79.81%) Windows
2 36 (34.62%) Windows Server
3 22 (21.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (13.46%) Linux
5 13 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (7.69%) Unix
7 4 (3.85%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.88%) Mac OS
8 3 (2.88%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (42.31%) ITIL
2 26 (25.00%) Ticket Management
3 13 (12.50%) High Availability
4 7 (6.73%) Capacity Management
4 7 (6.73%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (6.73%) ERP
4 7 (6.73%) Load Balancing
4 7 (6.73%) Presales
4 7 (6.73%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (6.73%) Use Case
5 6 (5.77%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (5.77%) Configuration Management
5 6 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (5.77%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (5.77%) SOA
5 6 (5.77%) Unit Testing
6 4 (3.85%) ITSM
6 4 (3.85%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (3.85%) Server Building
6 4 (3.85%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.65%) SQL
2 7 (6.73%) Bash Shell
2 7 (6.73%) Perl
2 7 (6.73%) PowerShell
2 7 (6.73%) Python
3 6 (5.77%) C#
3 6 (5.77%) Java
3 6 (5.77%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 104 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (61.54%) MCSE
3 54 (51.92%) CCNA
3 54 (51.92%) Cisco Certification
4 53 (50.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 41 (39.42%) MCTS
6 37 (35.58%) CCA
6 37 (35.58%) Citrix Certification
7 34 (32.69%) MCITP
8 26 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 21 (20.19%) MCP
10 7 (6.73%) CCNP
10 7 (6.73%) Degree
10 7 (6.73%) RHCE
10 7 (6.73%) RHCSA
10 7 (6.73%) SCSA
11 6 (5.77%) MCSD
12 5 (4.81%) NCDA
12 5 (4.81%) NCSA
13 3 (2.88%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (25.00%) SLA
2 8 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (6.73%) HIPAA
3 7 (6.73%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 73 (70.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (51.92%) Active Directory
3 42 (40.38%) Hyper-V
4 15 (14.42%) vSphere
5 11 (10.58%) vCloud
6 8 (7.69%) XenApp
7 7 (6.73%) Xen
8 3 (2.88%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.92%) Terminal Server
9 2 (1.92%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 5 (4.81%) SCCM
2 2 (1.92%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.92%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.92%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.96%) Nessus
Vendors
1 92 (88.46%) VMware
2 74 (71.15%) Microsoft
3 58 (55.77%) Cisco
4 50 (48.08%) HP
5 44 (42.31%) Citrix
6 41 (39.42%) NetApp
7 29 (27.88%) EMC
8 10 (9.62%) Oracle
9 5 (4.81%) Dell
10 3 (2.88%) Veeam
11 2 (1.92%) Dell Compellent
11 2 (1.92%) IBM
11 2 (1.92%) Intel
11 2 (1.92%) SonicWALL
12 1 (0.96%) Apple
12 1 (0.96%) Qualys
Southampton, Hampshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Pension, etc
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