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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 129 167 174
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +7
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 77 21 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.93% 0.53% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.89% 1.67% 0.84%
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
1576 1258 1555
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 39.58% 31.95% 37.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1254 1023 1316
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 - 3
Southampton +28 27 £22,500 -6.25% 1
Portsmouth - 8 £25,500 - 1
Basingstoke -1 4 £27,500 -42.10%
Winchester -2 1 £35,000 +27.27%
Farnborough -3 1 £55,000 +10.00%
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 110 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 92 (83.64%) Microsoft
2 92 (83.64%) Windows
3 70 (63.64%) MS Exchange
4 66 (60.00%) VMware
5 60 (54.55%) MCSE
6 56 (50.91%) Active Directory
7 53 (48.18%) MS Excel
8 52 (47.27%) SLA
9 48 (43.64%) MS Office
9 48 (43.64%) Windows Server 2008
10 46 (41.82%) HP
11 45 (40.91%) ITIL
12 38 (34.55%) Citrix
13 37 (33.64%) Cisco
14 35 (31.82%) MCITP
15 33 (30.00%) MCP
15 33 (30.00%) Hyper-V
16 31 (28.18%) Exchange Server 2007
17 30 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
18 29 (26.36%) Service Delivery
18 29 (26.36%) Exchange Server 2010
19 28 (25.45%) VMware Infrastructure
20 27 (24.55%) Cisco Certification
21 26 (23.64%) CCNA
21 26 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
22 24 (21.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
23 23 (20.91%) Windows 7
23 23 (20.91%) ProCurve
23 23 (20.91%) Change Management

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (63.64%) MS Exchange
2 31 (28.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 29 (26.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 10 (9.09%) Lync
6 5 (4.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.73%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.91%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.91%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.91%) IIS
Applications
1 53 (48.18%) MS Excel
2 48 (43.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (19.09%) DNS
2 19 (17.27%) DHCP
3 13 (11.82%) Firewall
4 11 (10.00%) SAN
5 9 (8.18%) TCP/IP
6 8 (7.27%) LAN
7 7 (6.36%) WAN
8 5 (4.55%) VPN
9 4 (3.64%) NAS
10 3 (2.73%) iSCSI
10 3 (2.73%) Unified Communications
10 3 (2.73%) Ethernet
10 3 (2.73%) VoIP
11 2 (1.82%) Network Security
12 1 (0.91%) Radio Access Network
12 1 (0.91%) IPsec
12 1 (0.91%) VLAN
12 1 (0.91%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.64%) MySQL
2 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.91%) Redis
4 1 (0.91%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.91%) Infinispan
4 1 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
General
1 2 (1.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 52 (47.27%) Support Engineer
2 15 (13.64%) Analyst
2 15 (13.64%) Administrator
3 13 (11.82%) IT Support
4 12 (10.91%) IT Support Engineer
5 11 (10.00%) Junior
5 11 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
6 10 (9.09%) Network Administrator
6 10 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (8.18%) Consultant
8 8 (7.27%) Junior Consultant
8 8 (7.27%) Technical Consultant
9 7 (6.36%) Junior Technical Consultant
9 7 (6.36%) Support Analyst
10 6 (5.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 5 (4.55%) 1st Line Support
11 5 (4.55%) Messaging Administrator
12 4 (3.64%) Technical Support
12 4 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.91%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (0.91%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (0.91%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.55%) Blackberry
2 4 (3.64%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (2.73%) Life Science
3 3 (2.73%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.73%) CCTV
3 3 (2.73%) Thin Client
4 2 (1.82%) Clustering
5 1 (0.91%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.91%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 92 (83.64%) Windows
2 48 (43.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (23.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (20.91%) Windows 7
6 20 (18.18%) Windows XP
7 19 (17.27%) Windows 8
8 13 (11.82%) Windows 2000 Server
9 11 (10.00%) Linux
9 11 (10.00%) UNIX
10 6 (5.45%) Mac OS
11 3 (2.73%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (40.91%) ITIL
2 29 (26.36%) Service Delivery
3 23 (20.91%) Change Management
4 14 (12.73%) Problem Management
5 11 (10.00%) Incident Management
6 10 (9.09%) Service Management
6 10 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 9 (8.18%) Resource Management
7 9 (8.18%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (5.45%) Identity Management
8 6 (5.45%) Business Continuity
8 6 (5.45%) Capacity Management
9 5 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (4.55%) Time Management
9 5 (4.55%) Workflow
9 5 (4.55%) Migration
9 5 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (4.55%) Project Management
10 3 (2.73%) Performance Management
10 3 (2.73%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 15 (13.64%) SQL
2 4 (3.64%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.82%) Perl
4 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.91%) C++
4 1 (0.91%) Java
4 1 (0.91%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.91%) VBScript
4 1 (0.91%) VB
Qualifications
1 110 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 60 (54.55%) MCSE
3 35 (31.82%) MCITP
4 33 (30.00%) MCP
5 27 (24.55%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (23.64%) CCNA
7 24 (21.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 17 (15.45%) MCTS
9 16 (14.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.73%) MOS
10 3 (2.73%) MCDST
10 3 (2.73%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.82%) Server+ Certification
11 2 (1.82%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.91%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.91%) RHCT
12 1 (0.91%) Degree
12 1 (0.91%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.91%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (47.27%) SLA
System Software
1 56 (50.91%) Active Directory
2 33 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 28 (25.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.91%) XenServer
5 1 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.91%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 5 (4.55%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (1.82%) SCOM
3 1 (0.91%) Puppet
Vendors
1 92 (83.64%) Microsoft
2 66 (60.00%) VMware
3 46 (41.82%) HP
4 38 (34.55%) Citrix
5 37 (33.64%) Cisco
6 23 (20.91%) ProCurve
7 17 (15.45%) Dell
8 12 (10.91%) IBM
9 7 (6.36%) Apple
10 3 (2.73%) Veeam
10 3 (2.73%) Symantec
10 3 (2.73%) Oracle
11 2 (1.82%) Avaya
11 2 (1.82%) Pegasus
11 2 (1.82%) Remedy
11 2 (1.82%) LANDesk
12 1 (0.91%) F5
12 1 (0.91%) Red Hat
Hampshire
Modern Business Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + + Bonus+ Car/ CA + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Eastleigh
Modern Business Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago