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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 147 173 124
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -49
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 34 25 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.07% 0.67% 1.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.73% 2.06% 4.99%
Number of salaries quoted 31 21 71
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +83.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £36,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
1247 1212 1503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 39.26% 32.67% 37.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1071 1000 1254
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Basingstoke -9 10 £47,500 +11.76%
Farnborough 0 7 £28,500 -40.00%
Fareham +5 6 £26,750 +16.30% 1
Southampton +3 5 £50,000 +11.11%
Aldershot - 3 £28,500 -
Ringwood - 1 £30,000 -
Winchester - 1 £29,500 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 99 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 93 (93.94%) Windows
3 87 (87.88%) Microsoft
3 87 (87.88%) VMware
4 66 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 63 (63.64%) MCSE
6 56 (56.57%) Active Directory
7 52 (52.53%) Cisco
8 46 (46.46%) MS Exchange
9 45 (45.45%) Citrix
9 45 (45.45%) Hyper-V
10 43 (43.43%) Windows Server 2012
11 42 (42.42%) Windows Server
12 41 (41.41%) Cisco Certification
12 41 (41.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 40 (40.40%) CCNA
14 39 (39.39%) Citrix Certification
15 38 (38.38%) CCA
16 35 (35.35%) WAN
17 33 (33.33%) MCTS
18 32 (32.32%) ITIL
19 30 (30.30%) DHCP
19 30 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
20 28 (28.28%) LAN
21 27 (27.27%) HP
21 27 (27.27%) MCITP
22 26 (26.26%) Firewall
23 22 (22.22%) MS Excel
23 22 (22.22%) MCP
23 22 (22.22%) Office 365

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 46 (46.46%) MS Exchange
2 17 (17.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (10.10%) OpenStack
4 4 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (2.02%) IIS
5 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.02%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.05%) MS Office
3 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 22 (22.22%) Office 365
2 4 (4.04%) SaaS
3 1 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (35.35%) WAN
2 30 (30.30%) DHCP
3 28 (28.28%) LAN
4 26 (26.26%) Firewall
5 18 (18.18%) SAN
6 17 (17.17%) DNS
7 14 (14.14%) WLAN
8 12 (12.12%) MPLS
8 12 (12.12%) TCP/IP
8 12 (12.12%) VPLS
9 10 (10.10%) BGP
9 10 (10.10%) HTTP
9 10 (10.10%) IPsec
9 10 (10.10%) OSPF
9 10 (10.10%) RIP
9 10 (10.10%) SSL
9 10 (10.10%) VLAN
10 9 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (9.09%) VPN
11 5 (5.05%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.01%) MySQL
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (1.01%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Eclipse
1 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (7.07%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.04%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.02%) Finance
3 2 (2.02%) Local Government
4 1 (1.01%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 22 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 21 (21.21%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 18 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 18 (18.18%) Consultant
5 17 (17.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (15.15%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 14 (14.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 9 (9.09%) Network Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) Active Directory Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) Exchange Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) Server Engineer
9 6 (6.06%) Technical Support
9 6 (6.06%) VMware Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (5.05%) Technical Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) Technical Support Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) Windows Engineer
11 4 (4.04%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.02%) COM
2 1 (1.01%) .NET
2 1 (1.01%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.11%) Clustering
2 10 (10.10%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.03%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.03%) User Experience
4 1 (1.01%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.01%) HACMP
4 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.01%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 93 (93.94%) Windows
2 43 (43.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 42 (42.42%) Windows Server
4 30 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (21.21%) Windows 7
6 20 (20.20%) Windows 8
7 12 (12.12%) Linux
8 6 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (5.05%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.02%) Unix
10 2 (2.02%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.01%) AIX
11 1 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.32%) ITIL
2 17 (17.17%) Ticket Management
3 14 (14.14%) High Availability
4 10 (10.10%) Capacity Management
4 10 (10.10%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (10.10%) Load Balancing
4 10 (10.10%) Use Case
5 7 (7.07%) Presales
6 4 (4.04%) ERP
7 3 (3.03%) Power Management
7 3 (3.03%) Project Management
7 3 (3.03%) Service Delivery
8 2 (2.02%) Information Security
8 2 (2.02%) Project Planning
8 2 (2.02%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.01%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.01%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (1.01%) Risk Management
9 1 (1.01%) Service Management
9 1 (1.01%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.12%) PowerShell
1 12 (12.12%) SQL
2 10 (10.10%) Bash Shell
2 10 (10.10%) Perl
2 10 (10.10%) Python
3 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.01%) C#
4 1 (1.01%) Java
Qualifications
1 99 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (63.64%) MCSE
3 41 (41.41%) Cisco Certification
3 41 (41.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 40 (40.40%) CCNA
5 39 (39.39%) Citrix Certification
6 38 (38.38%) CCA
7 33 (33.33%) MCTS
8 27 (27.27%) MCITP
9 22 (22.22%) MCP
10 18 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 11 (11.11%) CCNP
12 10 (10.10%) RHCE
12 10 (10.10%) RHCSA
12 10 (10.10%) SCSA
13 7 (7.07%) DBS Check
14 4 (4.04%) Degree
14 4 (4.04%) Security Cleared
15 3 (3.03%) CCEA
16 2 (2.02%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (19.19%) SLA
2 11 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (11.11%) PCI DSS
3 10 (10.10%) HIPAA
System Software
1 66 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 56 (56.57%) Active Directory
3 45 (45.45%) Hyper-V
4 20 (20.20%) XenApp
5 14 (14.14%) Virtual Desktop
6 13 (13.13%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (10.10%) Xen
8 5 (5.05%) XenDesktop
9 3 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.02%) FortiGate
1 2 (2.02%) XenMobile
2 1 (1.01%) Nessus
2 1 (1.01%) SCCM
2 1 (1.01%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.01%) WSUS
Vendors
1 87 (87.88%) Microsoft
1 87 (87.88%) VMware
2 52 (52.53%) Cisco
3 45 (45.45%) Citrix
4 27 (27.27%) HP
5 19 (19.19%) EMC
5 19 (19.19%) NetApp
6 6 (6.06%) Dell
7 5 (5.05%) Apple
7 5 (5.05%) Veeam
8 4 (4.04%) IBM
9 3 (3.03%) Dell Compellent
10 2 (2.02%) Oracle
10 2 (2.02%) SonicWALL
11 1 (1.01%) 3Com
11 1 (1.01%) Brocade
11 1 (1.01%) Draytek
11 1 (1.01%) Qualys
11 1 (1.01%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.01%) ZyXEL
Fleet, Hampshire
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Networkers
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 10% BONUS
Posted: 5 days ago
Yateley, Hampshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago