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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 157 124 174
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +50
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 38 77 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.05% 1.93% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.96% 4.87% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 32 73 17
Average salary £43,750 £24,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+78.57% -14.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £18,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,600 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
1283 1580 1262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 35.37% 39.62% 32.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1039 1259 1027
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
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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 -8 11 £45,000 +100.00% 1
Basingstoke +27 7 £42,500 +54.54%
Fareham -7 7 £23,000 +2.22% 1
Farnborough -10 7 £47,500 -13.63%
Havant - 1 - -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 75 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (78.67%) MCSE
3 57 (76.00%) VMware
4 48 (64.00%) Windows
5 45 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 40 (53.33%) Microsoft
7 38 (50.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 35 (46.67%) Active Directory
9 30 (40.00%) Linux
10 28 (37.33%) SQL Server
11 27 (36.00%) NetApp
11 27 (36.00%) Hyper-V
11 27 (36.00%) vSphere
12 26 (34.67%) Office 365
12 26 (34.67%) MCP
13 25 (33.33%) HP
14 24 (32.00%) MS Excel
15 23 (30.67%) vCloud
15 23 (30.67%) Microsoft Azure
15 23 (30.67%) Private Cloud
16 22 (29.33%) MCITP
17 19 (25.33%) MS Exchange
18 17 (22.67%) SQL
19 16 (21.33%) SLA
19 16 (21.33%) Cisco
20 15 (20.00%) CCNA
20 15 (20.00%) Windows XP
20 15 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
21 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2008
22 13 (17.33%) SQL Server 2000

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 19 (25.33%) MS Exchange
2 13 (17.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (8.00%) Lync
5 4 (5.33%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 24 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.33%) MS Office
3 4 (5.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (34.67%) Office 365
2 23 (30.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (14.67%) DNS
2 9 (12.00%) VoIP
2 9 (12.00%) DHCP
3 8 (10.67%) TCP/IP
4 7 (9.33%) Ethernet
4 7 (9.33%) iSCSI
4 7 (9.33%) NAS
4 7 (9.33%) Unified Communications
5 5 (6.67%) Firewall
6 4 (5.33%) VPN
7 3 (4.00%) SAN
8 2 (2.67%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (2.67%) MGW
8 2 (2.67%) IPsec
8 2 (2.67%) VLAN
9 1 (1.33%) IPv6
9 1 (1.33%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (37.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 9 (12.00%) MySQL
4 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.33%) Redis
4 1 (1.33%) Infinispan
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.33%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (12.00%) Manufacturing
2 8 (10.67%) Finance
3 3 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (1.33%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.33%) Electronics
4 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (29.33%) Consultant
2 19 (25.33%) Senior Consultant
3 15 (20.00%) Analyst
3 15 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 15 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
4 13 (17.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (17.33%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 12 (16.00%) 1st Line Support
6 8 (10.67%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 8 (10.67%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (9.33%) Cloud Consultant
7 7 (9.33%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 7 (9.33%) Technical Leader
7 7 (9.33%) Desktop Analyst
7 7 (9.33%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 7 (9.33%) Desktop Support
8 6 (8.00%) Applications Support Analyst
8 6 (8.00%) Applications Support
9 5 (6.67%) Support Engineer
9 5 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) HTML
1 4 (5.33%) CSS
2 3 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (1.33%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (1.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (30.67%) Private Cloud
2 7 (9.33%) Life Science
2 7 (9.33%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.33%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.33%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 48 (64.00%) Windows
2 30 (40.00%) Linux
3 15 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (17.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 9 (12.00%) Windows 8
7 8 (10.67%) Windows 7
8 7 (9.33%) UNIX
8 7 (9.33%) Windows Vista
9 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (4.00%) Data ONTAP
11 2 (2.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.00%) Service Management
2 11 (14.67%) ITIL
2 11 (14.67%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (9.33%) Performance Management
3 7 (9.33%) Software Deployment
4 3 (4.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.00%) Project Management
5 2 (2.67%) ERP
5 2 (2.67%) Migration
6 1 (1.33%) Network Design
6 1 (1.33%) Supplier Management
6 1 (1.33%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (1.33%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.33%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.33%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.33%) Line Management
6 1 (1.33%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (1.33%) Network Management
6 1 (1.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (1.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.67%) SQL
2 13 (17.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.67%) C
4 2 (2.67%) Java
5 1 (1.33%) Perl
5 1 (1.33%) PHP
5 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 75 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 59 (78.67%) MCSE
3 38 (50.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 26 (34.67%) MCP
5 22 (29.33%) MCITP
6 15 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (20.00%) CCNA
7 12 (16.00%) Security Cleared
8 11 (14.67%) SC Cleared
9 7 (9.33%) A+ Certification
9 7 (9.33%) MOS
10 6 (8.00%) Degree
11 3 (4.00%) CCENT
11 3 (4.00%) NCDA
11 3 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (2.67%) MCDST
12 2 (2.67%) MCTS
13 1 (1.33%) RHCSA
13 1 (1.33%) RHCT
13 1 (1.33%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (21.33%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (46.67%) Active Directory
3 27 (36.00%) Hyper-V
3 27 (36.00%) vSphere
4 23 (30.67%) vCloud
5 1 (1.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (5.33%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.33%) Puppet
2 1 (1.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.33%) Nmap
Vendors
1 57 (76.00%) VMware
2 40 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 27 (36.00%) NetApp
4 25 (33.33%) HP
5 16 (21.33%) Cisco
6 8 (10.67%) Oracle
7 4 (5.33%) EMC
7 4 (5.33%) BMC
7 4 (5.33%) Remedy
8 3 (4.00%) SonicWALL
8 3 (4.00%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.67%) Sonus
9 2 (2.67%) Dialogic
9 2 (2.67%) ProCurve
9 2 (2.67%) Citrix
10 1 (1.33%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.33%) Dell
10 1 (1.33%) F5
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