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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 146 147 184
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +37
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 49 40 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.26% 1.02% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.14% 3.03% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 45 36 7
Average salary £26,000 £27,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.29%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Qualifications Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1559 1319 1460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 39.98% 33.73% 37.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1241 1081 1258
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,000 £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 22 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 22 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 +22 20 £34,500 +43.75% 3
Fareham -6 16 £23,000 -16.36% 4
Portsmouth - 5 £25,500 - 1
Farnborough - 5 £35,000 -
Basingstoke -1 1 £42,500 +6.25%
Winchester -2 1 £35,000 +27.27%
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 81 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 75 (92.59%) Windows
3 67 (82.72%) Microsoft
4 52 (64.20%) MCSE
5 46 (56.79%) MS Exchange
5 46 (56.79%) Active Directory
5 46 (56.79%) VMware
6 40 (49.38%) HP
6 40 (49.38%) MS Excel
7 38 (46.91%) SLA
8 34 (41.98%) Cisco
9 33 (40.74%) MCITP
10 32 (39.51%) ITIL
11 30 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
12 28 (34.57%) MS Office
12 28 (34.57%) Citrix
13 25 (30.86%) Service Delivery
14 24 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
14 24 (29.63%) MCP
15 23 (28.40%) VMware Infrastructure
16 20 (24.69%) Cisco Certification
16 20 (24.69%) Exchange Server 2010
17 19 (23.46%) Hyper-V
17 19 (23.46%) CCNA
18 18 (22.22%) Windows 7
19 17 (20.99%) Exchange Server 2007
19 17 (20.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 17 (20.99%) Dell
19 17 (20.99%) IBM
19 17 (20.99%) DNS

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 46 (56.79%) MS Exchange
2 20 (24.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (20.99%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (14.81%) SharePoint
5 11 (13.58%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (8.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (3.70%) Lync
7 3 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (2.47%) IIS
8 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
9 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 5.5
9 1 (1.23%) Joomla!
Applications
1 40 (49.38%) MS Excel
2 28 (34.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.47%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.99%) DNS
2 16 (19.75%) Firewall
3 13 (16.05%) DHCP
4 9 (11.11%) LAN
4 9 (11.11%) WAN
5 6 (7.41%) VPN
6 5 (6.17%) SAN
7 4 (4.94%) Network Security
7 4 (4.94%) TCP/IP
8 2 (2.47%) IPsec
8 2 (2.47%) SSL
9 1 (1.23%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (1.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.23%) Redis
4 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.23%) Infinispan
4 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.23%) MySQL
4 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
General
1 7 (8.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (41.98%) Support Engineer
2 15 (18.52%) Analyst
3 10 (12.35%) IT Support
4 9 (11.11%) Junior
4 9 (11.11%) Consultant
4 9 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
4 9 (11.11%) Deployment Engineer
5 8 (9.88%) Junior Consultant
5 8 (9.88%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (8.64%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (8.64%) Operations Analyst
6 7 (8.64%) Network Analyst
6 7 (8.64%) Junior Technical Consultant
6 7 (8.64%) Network Operations Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (4.94%) Network Administrator
8 4 (4.94%) Senior Support Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) Administrator
8 4 (4.94%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.23%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (1.23%) HTML
1 1 (1.23%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.70%) Replication
1 3 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (1.23%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.23%) Learning Management System
2 1 (1.23%) Smart Meter
2 1 (1.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 75 (92.59%) Windows
2 30 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (13.58%) Windows 8
7 9 (11.11%) UNIX
7 9 (11.11%) Linux
8 8 (9.88%) Windows XP
9 7 (8.64%) Windows 2000 Server
10 6 (7.41%) Mac OS
11 1 (1.23%) HPUX
11 1 (1.23%) Solaris
11 1 (1.23%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (39.51%) ITIL
2 25 (30.86%) Service Delivery
3 17 (20.99%) Incident Management
4 11 (13.58%) Change Management
4 11 (13.58%) Service Management
5 10 (12.35%) Configuration Management
5 10 (12.35%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (11.11%) Resource Management
6 9 (11.11%) Problem Management
7 6 (7.41%) Capacity Management
7 6 (7.41%) Identity Management
7 6 (7.41%) Business Continuity
8 5 (6.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (6.17%) Migration
9 3 (3.70%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.70%) Project Planning
10 2 (2.47%) ITIL V3
11 1 (1.23%) ITIL V2
11 1 (1.23%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.28%) SQL
2 2 (2.47%) Perl
3 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.23%) C++
3 1 (1.23%) Java
3 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.23%) VBScript
3 1 (1.23%) VB
3 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 81 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (64.20%) MCSE
3 33 (40.74%) MCITP
4 24 (29.63%) MCP
5 20 (24.69%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (23.46%) CCNA
7 17 (20.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 14 (17.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (8.64%) Server+ Certification
10 5 (6.17%) MCTS
11 4 (4.94%) MCDST
12 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
13 2 (2.47%) A+ Certification
14 1 (1.23%) CCNP
14 1 (1.23%) Novell Certification
14 1 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (1.23%) RHCT
14 1 (1.23%) Degree
14 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
14 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (46.91%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (56.79%) Active Directory
2 23 (28.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (23.46%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.23%) XenServer
5 1 (1.23%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (1.23%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) Backup Exec
2 4 (4.94%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 67 (82.72%) Microsoft
2 46 (56.79%) VMware
3 40 (49.38%) HP
4 34 (41.98%) Cisco
5 28 (34.57%) Citrix
6 17 (20.99%) Dell
6 17 (20.99%) IBM
7 16 (19.75%) ProCurve
8 7 (8.64%) Symantec
8 7 (8.64%) Apple
9 3 (3.70%) Veeam
10 2 (2.47%) Pegasus
11 1 (1.23%) F5
11 1 (1.23%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.23%) Novell
Fareham, Hampshire
ComputAppoint
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27500 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago