The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Hampshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 136 147 190
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +43
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 59 36 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.49% 0.91% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.72% 2.76% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 55 30 12
Average salary £25,500 £26,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.92% -30.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £21,850 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,750 £37,950
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Qualifications Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1588 1303 1488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 40.21% 33.00% 37.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1265 1065 1277
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSA
South East

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +20 25 £25,750 +7.29% 2
Fareham -2 20 £23,000 -16.36% 3
Portsmouth - 5 £25,500 - 1
Farnborough - 4 £35,000 -
Basingstoke -3 2 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Winchester +1 1 £35,000 +27.27%
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 91 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 82 (90.11%) Windows
3 77 (84.62%) Microsoft
4 56 (61.54%) MCSE
5 53 (58.24%) MS Exchange
6 49 (53.85%) VMware
7 48 (52.75%) Active Directory
8 46 (50.55%) MS Excel
9 44 (48.35%) SLA
10 43 (47.25%) HP
11 37 (40.66%) Cisco
12 36 (39.56%) ITIL
12 36 (39.56%) Windows Server 2008
13 35 (38.46%) MS Office
14 34 (37.36%) MCITP
15 29 (31.87%) Citrix
16 28 (30.77%) MCP
17 27 (29.67%) Windows Server 2003
17 27 (29.67%) Service Delivery
18 24 (26.37%) Cisco Certification
19 23 (25.27%) CCNA
19 23 (25.27%) VMware Infrastructure
20 22 (24.18%) Exchange Server 2007
20 22 (24.18%) Exchange Server 2010
21 21 (23.08%) Hyper-V
22 20 (21.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
23 19 (20.88%) Windows 7
23 19 (20.88%) ProCurve
24 18 (19.78%) DNS
25 17 (18.68%) Dell

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 53 (58.24%) MS Exchange
2 22 (24.18%) Exchange Server 2007
2 22 (24.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (13.19%) SharePoint
5 8 (8.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (4.40%) Lync
7 3 (3.30%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (2.20%) IIS
8 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.10%) Joomla!
9 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 1 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 46 (50.55%) MS Excel
2 35 (38.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.78%) DNS
2 16 (17.58%) Firewall
3 14 (15.38%) DHCP
4 9 (9.89%) LAN
4 9 (9.89%) WAN
5 7 (7.69%) SAN
6 6 (6.59%) VPN
7 5 (5.49%) TCP/IP
8 4 (4.40%) Network Security
9 2 (2.20%) SSL
9 2 (2.20%) IPsec
9 2 (2.20%) NAS
10 1 (1.10%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (1.10%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.10%) iSCSI
10 1 (1.10%) VLAN
10 1 (1.10%) Ethernet
10 1 (1.10%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.20%) MySQL
5 1 (1.10%) Redis
5 1 (1.10%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.10%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.10%) Infinispan
5 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.10%) RDBMS
General
1 6 (6.59%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 40 (43.96%) Support Engineer
2 16 (17.58%) Analyst
3 10 (10.99%) Deployment Engineer
3 10 (10.99%) Junior
3 10 (10.99%) IT Support
4 9 (9.89%) Consultant
4 9 (9.89%) IT Support Engineer
5 8 (8.79%) Junior Consultant
5 8 (8.79%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (8.79%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (7.69%) Junior Technical Consultant
6 7 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (7.69%) Administrator
7 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (6.59%) Network Administrator
7 6 (6.59%) Network Analyst
7 6 (6.59%) Operations Analyst
7 6 (6.59%) Network Operations Analyst
8 4 (4.40%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.10%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (1.10%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (1.10%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.30%) Clustering
2 2 (2.20%) Replication
3 1 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
3 1 (1.10%) Life Science
3 1 (1.10%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.10%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.10%) CCTV
3 1 (1.10%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 82 (90.11%) Windows
2 36 (39.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (29.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (20.88%) Windows 7
5 16 (17.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (15.38%) Windows 8
7 11 (12.09%) Windows XP
8 10 (10.99%) UNIX
8 10 (10.99%) Linux
9 9 (9.89%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (6.59%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.10%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.10%) SUSE
11 1 (1.10%) HPUX
11 1 (1.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (39.56%) ITIL
2 27 (29.67%) Service Delivery
3 16 (17.58%) Incident Management
4 15 (16.48%) Change Management
5 11 (12.09%) Service Management
6 10 (10.99%) Configuration Management
6 10 (10.99%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (10.99%) Problem Management
7 9 (9.89%) Resource Management
8 6 (6.59%) Identity Management
8 6 (6.59%) Business Continuity
8 6 (6.59%) Capacity Management
9 5 (5.49%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (5.49%) Migration
9 5 (5.49%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (3.30%) Load Balancing
10 3 (3.30%) Project Planning
11 2 (2.20%) ITIL V3
12 1 (1.10%) ITIL V2
12 1 (1.10%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 15 (16.48%) SQL
2 2 (2.20%) Perl
2 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.10%) C++
3 1 (1.10%) Java
3 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.10%) VBScript
3 1 (1.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 91 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (61.54%) MCSE
3 34 (37.36%) MCITP
4 28 (30.77%) MCP
5 24 (26.37%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (25.27%) CCNA
7 20 (21.98%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 14 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (8.79%) MCTS
10 6 (6.59%) Server+ Certification
11 4 (4.40%) MCDST
12 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
12 3 (3.30%) A+ Certification
13 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
13 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
13 1 (1.10%) MOS
13 1 (1.10%) RHCT
13 1 (1.10%) Degree
13 1 (1.10%) Novell Certification
13 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (48.35%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (52.75%) Active Directory
2 23 (25.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (23.08%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.10%) XenServer
5 1 (1.10%) Nmap
5 1 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (6.59%) Backup Exec
2 4 (4.40%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 77 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 49 (53.85%) VMware
3 43 (47.25%) HP
4 37 (40.66%) Cisco
5 29 (31.87%) Citrix
6 19 (20.88%) ProCurve
7 17 (18.68%) Dell
8 16 (17.58%) IBM
9 7 (7.69%) Apple
10 6 (6.59%) Symantec
11 2 (2.20%) Pegasus
11 2 (2.20%) Veeam
12 1 (1.10%) F5
12 1 (1.10%) Oracle
12 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
12 1 (1.10%) Novell
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
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Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27500 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago