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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 149 161 150
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 42 33 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.15% 0.82% 1.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.24% 2.08% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 40 32 35
Average salary £42,500 £33,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.78% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £22,550 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £38,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,750
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
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
1295 1588 1294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 35.59% 39.68% 34.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1043 1280 1058
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,200 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,546 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.58% +1.36%

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 2 July 2015.

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 2 July 2015. 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
Farnborough -12 15 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Southampton +3 14 £42,500 +16.43% 1
Fareham +12 5 £22,500 -2.17% 2
Basingstoke +22 4 £20,000 -40.29%
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 97 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 74 (76.29%) VMware
3 73 (75.26%) MCSE
4 65 (67.01%) Windows
5 57 (58.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 55 (56.70%) Microsoft
7 45 (46.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 44 (45.36%) HP
9 42 (43.30%) Active Directory
10 37 (38.14%) vSphere
11 36 (37.11%) Hyper-V
11 36 (37.11%) NetApp
12 34 (35.05%) Office 365
13 33 (34.02%) CCNA
13 33 (34.02%) Cisco
13 33 (34.02%) Cisco Certification
14 32 (32.99%) Microsoft Azure
15 31 (31.96%) vCloud
15 31 (31.96%) Private Cloud
16 30 (30.93%) MS Exchange
16 30 (30.93%) SQL Server
17 28 (28.87%) MCP
17 28 (28.87%) MS Excel
17 28 (28.87%) MCITP
18 25 (25.77%) Linux
18 25 (25.77%) ITIL
19 24 (24.74%) Windows Server 2008
20 23 (23.71%) SLA
21 19 (19.59%) MS Office
22 18 (18.56%) Citrix

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 30 (30.93%) MS Exchange
2 16 (16.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (14.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (13.40%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (9.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (5.15%) Lync
7 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.03%) IIS
8 1 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (28.87%) MS Excel
2 19 (19.59%) MS Office
3 2 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (35.05%) Office 365
2 32 (32.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.06%) SaaS
4 1 (1.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.34%) Firewall
2 9 (9.28%) SAN
2 9 (9.28%) TCP/IP
3 7 (7.22%) DNS
4 6 (6.19%) VoIP
5 5 (5.15%) DHCP
5 5 (5.15%) VPN
5 5 (5.15%) Unified Communications
6 4 (4.12%) iSCSI
6 4 (4.12%) Ethernet
6 4 (4.12%) SNMP
6 4 (4.12%) NAS
7 2 (2.06%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (2.06%) MGW
7 2 (2.06%) LAN
7 2 (2.06%) IPsec
7 2 (2.06%) VLAN
8 1 (1.03%) Radio Access Network
8 1 (1.03%) WAN
8 1 (1.03%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (30.93%) SQL Server
2 11 (11.34%) SQL Server 2000
3 6 (6.19%) MySQL
4 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.03%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.03%) Redis
4 1 (1.03%) Infinispan
4 1 (1.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.03%) WinDbg
General
1 7 (7.22%) Manufacturing
2 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.09%) Finance
4 2 (2.06%) Retail
5 1 (1.03%) Marketing
5 1 (1.03%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.03%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (29.90%) Consultant
2 22 (22.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (18.56%) Senior Consultant
4 16 (16.49%) Technical Consultant
4 16 (16.49%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 13 (13.40%) Cloud Engineer
6 12 (12.37%) Cloud Consultant
7 11 (11.34%) 2nd Line Support
7 11 (11.34%) Support Engineer
8 10 (10.31%) Support Analyst
8 10 (10.31%) Analyst
9 9 (9.28%) 1st Line Support
9 9 (9.28%) Server Engineer
10 6 (6.19%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (5.15%) 1st Line Support Analyst
11 5 (5.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 4 (4.12%) IT Administrator
12 4 (4.12%) Administrator
12 4 (4.12%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 4 (4.12%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.06%) HTML
1 2 (2.06%) CSS
2 1 (1.03%) XML
2 1 (1.03%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (1.03%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 31 (31.96%) Private Cloud
2 6 (6.19%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.12%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.12%) Life Science
3 4 (4.12%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.03%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.03%) Machine to Machine
4 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.03%) CMDB
4 1 (1.03%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.03%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.03%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 65 (67.01%) Windows
2 25 (25.77%) Linux
3 24 (24.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (18.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (17.53%) Windows XP
6 13 (13.40%) Windows 8
7 12 (12.37%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (8.25%) Windows 7
9 7 (7.22%) Windows Vista
10 6 (6.19%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (4.12%) UNIX
12 1 (1.03%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.77%) ITIL
2 15 (15.46%) Service Management
3 9 (9.28%) Migration
4 8 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (6.19%) Change Management
6 4 (4.12%) Software Deployment
6 4 (4.12%) Performance Management
7 3 (3.09%) ERP
7 3 (3.09%) Service Delivery
7 3 (3.09%) Configuration Management
7 3 (3.09%) Strategic Planning
8 2 (2.06%) ITSM
9 1 (1.03%) Validation
9 1 (1.03%) Supplier Management
9 1 (1.03%) Knowledge Management
9 1 (1.03%) Incident Management
9 1 (1.03%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.03%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.03%) CRM
9 1 (1.03%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.46%) SQL
2 13 (13.40%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.09%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.06%) Java
5 1 (1.03%) Perl
5 1 (1.03%) PHP
5 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.03%) C
Qualifications
1 97 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (75.26%) MCSE
3 45 (46.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 33 (34.02%) CCNA
4 33 (34.02%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (28.87%) MCP
5 28 (28.87%) MCITP
6 12 (12.37%) Degree
7 10 (10.31%) SC Cleared
7 10 (10.31%) Security Cleared
7 10 (10.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 8 (8.25%) MCTS
9 6 (6.19%) CCA
9 6 (6.19%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (5.15%) MCDST
11 4 (4.12%) A+ Certification
11 4 (4.12%) MOS
12 3 (3.09%) CCENT
13 1 (1.03%) RHCT
13 1 (1.03%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (23.71%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (58.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (43.30%) Active Directory
3 37 (38.14%) vSphere
4 36 (37.11%) Hyper-V
5 31 (31.96%) vCloud
6 7 (7.22%) XenApp
7 3 (3.09%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.03%) Firmware
8 1 (1.03%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.03%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.03%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.03%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.03%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 5 (5.15%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.09%) WMI
3 2 (2.06%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (1.03%) Puppet
4 1 (1.03%) Windows Intune
4 1 (1.03%) WSUS
4 1 (1.03%) Nmap
4 1 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.03%) DameWare
4 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 74 (76.29%) VMware
2 55 (56.70%) Microsoft
3 44 (45.36%) HP
4 36 (37.11%) NetApp
5 33 (34.02%) Cisco
6 18 (18.56%) Citrix
7 9 (9.28%) ProCurve
8 5 (5.15%) Oracle
9 4 (4.12%) Symantec
10 2 (2.06%) Remedy
10 2 (2.06%) EMC
10 2 (2.06%) BMC
10 2 (2.06%) Sonus
10 2 (2.06%) Dialogic
11 1 (1.03%) Aastra
11 1 (1.03%) Veeam
11 1 (1.03%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.03%) F5
11 1 (1.03%) Juniper
11 1 (1.03%) Dell
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough
Venturi
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 15 days ago
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago