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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 132 151 175
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +24
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 56 27 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.46% 0.76% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.01% 2.16% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 52 27 17
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -35.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,250 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £33,200 £57,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
1398 1252 1568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 36.34% 35.33% 37.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1181 1020 1220
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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
(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 -3 26 £35,000 +22.80% 2
Fareham +10 9 £21,125 -28.99% 1
Basingstoke +8 5 £65,000 +195.45%
Farnborough - 2 £38,750 -
Aldershot - 2 £22,500 -
Winchester -18 1 £21,500 -6.52%
Portsmouth -22 1 £34,000 +76.62%
Andover - 1 £28,000 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 77 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (67.53%) Microsoft
3 51 (66.23%) VMware
4 50 (64.94%) Windows
4 50 (64.94%) MCSE
5 38 (49.35%) Cisco
6 36 (46.75%) HP
7 33 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 31 (40.26%) MS Exchange
9 30 (38.96%) Hyper-V
10 29 (37.66%) ITIL
11 28 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
11 28 (36.36%) CCNA
12 26 (33.77%) MCITP
13 25 (32.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 25 (32.47%) NetApp
13 25 (32.47%) vSphere
13 25 (32.47%) Microsoft Azure
13 25 (32.47%) Office 365
14 24 (31.17%) Active Directory
15 23 (29.87%) Citrix
15 23 (29.87%) Windows Server 2008
16 22 (28.57%) MS Office
16 22 (28.57%) MS Excel
17 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
18 20 (25.97%) vCloud
19 19 (24.68%) SLA
19 19 (24.68%) MCTS
20 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
20 17 (22.08%) Exchange Server 2010

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 31 (40.26%) MS Exchange
2 17 (22.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (16.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (15.58%) Lync
5 9 (11.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (6.49%) IIS
6 5 (6.49%) SharePoint
6 5 (6.49%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (5.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 22 (28.57%) MS Office
1 22 (28.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (32.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 25 (32.47%) Office 365
2 5 (6.49%) IaaS
3 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.18%) SAN
2 10 (12.99%) Firewall
3 8 (10.39%) LAN
4 6 (7.79%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.49%) Unified Communications
5 5 (6.49%) SNMP
6 1 (1.30%) VPN
6 1 (1.30%) DNS
6 1 (1.30%) VoIP
6 1 (1.30%) WAN
6 1 (1.30%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) WinDbg
General
1 4 (5.19%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.60%) Retail
3 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (32.47%) Consultant
2 15 (19.48%) Support Engineer
3 13 (16.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (16.88%) Cloud Engineer
3 13 (16.88%) Cloud Consultant
4 10 (12.99%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (10.39%) Administrator
6 7 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
6 7 (9.09%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 7 (9.09%) Server Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) IT Administrator
7 5 (6.49%) Architect
7 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Consultant
7 5 (6.49%) Data Centre Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Solutions Consultant
8 4 (5.19%) Server Specialist
8 4 (5.19%) Implementation Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Backup Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.60%) AS400
3 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.30%) CMDB
3 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 50 (64.94%) Windows
2 23 (29.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (18.18%) Windows XP
5 12 (15.58%) Windows 8
6 10 (12.99%) Windows 7
7 7 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (5.19%) Windows Vista
9 3 (3.90%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.60%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.66%) ITIL
2 13 (16.88%) Migration
3 8 (10.39%) Service Management
3 8 (10.39%) Change Management
4 5 (6.49%) CRM
5 4 (5.19%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (3.90%) Configuration Management
7 2 (2.60%) Incident Management
8 1 (1.30%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.30%) ERP
8 1 (1.30%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.30%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (1.30%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.09%) SQL
1 7 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (64.94%) MCSE
3 28 (36.36%) CCNA
3 28 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
4 26 (33.77%) MCITP
5 25 (32.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 19 (24.68%) MCTS
7 13 (16.88%) MCP
8 9 (11.69%) Citrix Certification
9 8 (10.39%) CCA
9 8 (10.39%) Degree
10 7 (9.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (5.19%) MCDST
11 4 (5.19%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (3.90%) VCP4
13 2 (2.60%) A+ Certification
14 1 (1.30%) NCDA
14 1 (1.30%) CCAA
14 1 (1.30%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (24.68%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (38.96%) Hyper-V
3 25 (32.47%) vSphere
4 24 (31.17%) Active Directory
5 20 (25.97%) vCloud
6 9 (11.69%) XenApp
7 4 (5.19%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.30%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.30%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.30%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) Backup Exec
1 5 (6.49%) Windows Intune
2 4 (5.19%) SCOM
2 4 (5.19%) WMI
3 1 (1.30%) WSUS
3 1 (1.30%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.30%) DameWare
3 1 (1.30%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 52 (67.53%) Microsoft
2 51 (66.23%) VMware
3 38 (49.35%) Cisco
4 36 (46.75%) HP
5 25 (32.47%) NetApp
6 23 (29.87%) Citrix
7 7 (9.09%) ProCurve
8 6 (7.79%) Symantec
9 5 (6.49%) Juniper
10 4 (5.19%) LANDesk
10 4 (5.19%) Remedy
10 4 (5.19%) Avaya
11 2 (2.60%) Oracle
12 1 (1.30%) AppSense
12 1 (1.30%) Aastra
12 1 (1.30%) Veeam
12 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow
12 1 (1.30%) McAfee
12 1 (1.30%) Sophos
Fareham, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago