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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 161 170 175
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 17 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.53% 0.44% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.55% 1.49% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 19
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +73.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
1099 1005 1347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 34.47% 29.70% 35.15%
Number of salaries quoted 882 831 1139
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hampshire region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Hampshire

MCSA
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +12 6 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Farnborough -1 6 £31,250 +25.00% 2
Fareham +3 1 £45,000 +71.42%
Basingstoke -20 1 £18,000 -64.00%
Tadley - 1 £33,500 -
Winchester - 1 £33,000 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing MCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 57 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (92.98%) Microsoft
3 52 (91.23%) Windows
4 47 (82.46%) VMware
5 40 (70.18%) MCSE
6 35 (61.40%) VMware Infrastructure
6 35 (61.40%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (57.89%) Active Directory
8 26 (45.61%) MS Exchange
9 25 (43.86%) Windows Server
10 24 (42.11%) Hyper-V
11 22 (38.60%) Windows Server 2008
11 22 (38.60%) Citrix
12 20 (35.09%) Cisco
13 19 (33.33%) WAN
13 19 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 18 (31.58%) LAN
14 18 (31.58%) Citrix Certification
15 17 (29.82%) CCA
15 17 (29.82%) Windows 7
16 16 (28.07%) Windows 8
16 16 (28.07%) Office 365
17 15 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
17 15 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
17 15 (26.32%) ITIL
17 15 (26.32%) DHCP
17 15 (26.32%) XenApp
17 15 (26.32%) MCITP
18 14 (24.56%) CCNA
18 14 (24.56%) SAN

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (45.61%) MS Exchange
2 15 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.51%) IIS
5 2 (3.51%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (28.07%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (33.33%) WAN
2 18 (31.58%) LAN
3 15 (26.32%) DHCP
4 14 (24.56%) SAN
5 12 (21.05%) Firewall
6 10 (17.54%) WLAN
7 6 (10.53%) DNS
8 5 (8.77%) VoIP
9 4 (7.02%) MPLS
9 4 (7.02%) TCP/IP
9 4 (7.02%) VPLS
10 2 (3.51%) BGP
10 2 (3.51%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (3.51%) DSL
10 2 (3.51%) IPsec
10 2 (3.51%) OSPF
10 2 (3.51%) SSL
10 2 (3.51%) VLAN
10 2 (3.51%) VPN
10 2 (3.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (3.51%) Electronics
1 2 (3.51%) Local Government
1 2 (3.51%) Military
1 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (22.81%) Consultant
1 13 (22.81%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 13 (22.81%) Support Engineer
2 12 (21.05%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 12 (21.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (12.28%) Technical Support
4 6 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (10.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Technical Leader
5 5 (8.77%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Server Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Windows Server Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 3 (5.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Active Directory Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) COM
1 1 (1.75%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Clustering
3 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.51%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (91.23%) Windows
2 35 (61.40%) Windows Server 2012
3 25 (43.86%) Windows Server
4 22 (38.60%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (29.82%) Windows 7
6 16 (28.07%) Windows 8
7 5 (8.77%) Windows 10
7 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) ITIL
2 6 (10.53%) Service Delivery
3 5 (8.77%) High Availability
4 4 (7.02%) Release Management
5 3 (5.26%) Ticket Management
6 2 (3.51%) Capacity Management
6 2 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.51%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.51%) Project Planning
6 2 (3.51%) Use Case
7 1 (1.75%) ERP
7 1 (1.75%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (1.75%) Information Security
7 1 (1.75%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.75%) Network Management
7 1 (1.75%) Performance Management
7 1 (1.75%) Project Management
7 1 (1.75%) Service Management
7 1 (1.75%) Six Sigma
7 1 (1.75%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.77%) SQL
2 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.51%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.51%) Perl
3 2 (3.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 57 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (70.18%) MCSE
3 19 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 18 (31.58%) Citrix Certification
5 17 (29.82%) CCA
6 15 (26.32%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (26.32%) MCITP
7 14 (24.56%) CCNA
8 10 (17.54%) MCTS
9 7 (12.28%) MCP
10 6 (10.53%) Security Cleared
11 4 (7.02%) A+ Certification
11 4 (7.02%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (5.26%) CCNP
12 3 (5.26%) DBS Check
12 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
13 2 (3.51%) HNC
13 2 (3.51%) HND
13 2 (3.51%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (3.51%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) PCI DSS
1 3 (5.26%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) HIPAA
2 2 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (61.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (57.89%) Active Directory
3 24 (42.11%) Hyper-V
4 15 (26.32%) XenApp
5 10 (17.54%) Virtual Desktop
6 9 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (3.51%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (3.51%) Xen
7 2 (3.51%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) WSUS
2 1 (1.75%) Nessus
2 1 (1.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 53 (92.98%) Microsoft
2 47 (82.46%) VMware
3 22 (38.60%) Citrix
4 20 (35.09%) Cisco
5 9 (15.79%) NetApp
6 7 (12.28%) HP
7 5 (8.77%) Apple
7 5 (8.77%) Dell
7 5 (8.77%) Dell Compellent
7 5 (8.77%) EMC
8 4 (7.02%) Juniper
9 2 (3.51%) Veeam
10 1 (1.75%) 3Com
10 1 (1.75%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.75%) Brocade
10 1 (1.75%) Draytek
10 1 (1.75%) EqualLogic
10 1 (1.75%) Fujitsu
10 1 (1.75%) IBM
10 1 (1.75%) ZyXEL
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