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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 140 162 191
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +29
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 46 24 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.21% 0.68% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.41% 2.11% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 45 24 11
Average salary £24,500 £29,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.94% -1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,700 £19,250 £20,911
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £36,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.76%
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
1347 1139 1554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 35.39% 32.38% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1158 939 1300
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 October 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 31 October 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
Fareham +21 22 £22,500 -22.41%
Southampton +19 11 £21,500 -14.00%
Basingstoke +14 3 £27,500 -45.00%
Portsmouth -22 3 £25,500 +32.46%
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 83 (79.05%) Microsoft
3 82 (78.10%) Windows
4 65 (61.90%) MS Exchange
5 60 (57.14%) VMware
6 50 (47.62%) ITIL
7 49 (46.67%) MCSE
7 49 (46.67%) SLA
8 48 (45.71%) MS Excel
8 48 (45.71%) MS Office
9 44 (41.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 42 (40.00%) Active Directory
11 41 (39.05%) HP
12 36 (34.29%) Citrix
12 36 (34.29%) Cisco
13 30 (28.57%) Hyper-V
14 29 (27.62%) Exchange Server 2007
14 29 (27.62%) MCITP
15 28 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
16 27 (25.71%) Service Delivery
16 27 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
17 26 (24.76%) CCNA
17 26 (24.76%) Windows XP
17 26 (24.76%) Windows Server 2012
18 24 (22.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 24 (22.86%) Windows Server 2003
18 24 (22.86%) Change Management
19 23 (21.90%) MCP
19 23 (21.90%) ProCurve
20 22 (20.95%) Windows 7

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 65 (61.90%) MS Exchange
2 29 (27.62%) Exchange Server 2007
3 28 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (15.24%) Lync
5 13 (12.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (12.38%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (7.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.86%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.95%) IIS
8 1 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.95%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.95%) Joomla!
Applications
1 48 (45.71%) MS Office
1 48 (45.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.95%) Office 365
1 1 (0.95%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.48%) DHCP
1 11 (10.48%) SAN
2 10 (9.52%) DNS
3 6 (5.71%) TCP/IP
3 6 (5.71%) LAN
4 4 (3.81%) VoIP
4 4 (3.81%) Firewall
4 4 (3.81%) NAS
4 4 (3.81%) Unified Communications
5 3 (2.86%) iSCSI
5 3 (2.86%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.95%) VPN
6 1 (0.95%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.81%) MySQL
3 1 (0.95%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.95%) Redis
3 1 (0.95%) Infinispan
3 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 49 (46.67%) Support Engineer
2 18 (17.14%) Administrator
3 12 (11.43%) Analyst
4 11 (10.48%) Junior
5 10 (9.52%) Consultant
5 10 (9.52%) Network Administrator
5 10 (9.52%) IT Support Engineer
5 10 (9.52%) Deployment Engineer
5 10 (9.52%) IT Support
6 9 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
7 8 (7.62%) Technical Consultant
7 8 (7.62%) Support Analyst
7 8 (7.62%) Junior Consultant
7 8 (7.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 7 (6.67%) Junior Technical Consultant
8 7 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
8 7 (6.67%) Service Analyst
9 6 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (5.71%) Messaging Administrator
10 5 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.95%) HTML
1 1 (0.95%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (0.95%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.52%) Performance Metrics
2 8 (7.62%) Blackberry
3 6 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.81%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (2.86%) CCTV
5 3 (2.86%) Life Science
6 2 (1.90%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.90%) AS400
6 2 (1.90%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.95%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.95%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 82 (78.10%) Windows
2 44 (41.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (24.76%) Windows XP
3 26 (24.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (22.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (20.95%) Windows 7
6 16 (15.24%) Windows 8
7 13 (12.38%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (5.71%) Linux
8 6 (5.71%) UNIX
9 3 (2.86%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.90%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.95%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (47.62%) ITIL
2 27 (25.71%) Service Delivery
3 24 (22.86%) Change Management
4 14 (13.33%) Problem Management
5 11 (10.48%) Incident Management
6 9 (8.57%) Resource Management
6 9 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (8.57%) Service Management
7 7 (6.67%) CRM
8 6 (5.71%) Migration
8 6 (5.71%) Capacity Management
9 5 (4.76%) Workflow
9 5 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (4.76%) Time Management
9 5 (4.76%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.76%) Project Management
10 3 (2.86%) Performance Management
10 3 (2.86%) Software Deployment
11 2 (1.90%) Disaster Recovery
12 1 (0.95%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.57%) SQL
2 4 (3.81%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.90%) Perl
4 1 (0.95%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.95%) C++
4 1 (0.95%) Java
4 1 (0.95%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.95%) VBScript
4 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 105 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (46.67%) MCSE
3 29 (27.62%) MCITP
4 27 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (24.76%) CCNA
6 24 (22.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 23 (21.90%) MCP
8 22 (20.95%) MCTS
9 15 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (3.81%) A+ Certification
12 3 (2.86%) MOS
12 3 (2.86%) MCDST
13 2 (1.90%) Security Cleared
14 1 (0.95%) NCDA
14 1 (0.95%) Degree
14 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
14 1 (0.95%) RHCT
14 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.95%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (46.67%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 30 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 15 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.95%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.95%) Nmap
5 1 (0.95%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (5.71%) SCOM
2 2 (1.90%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.95%) Puppet
3 1 (0.95%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 83 (79.05%) Microsoft
2 60 (57.14%) VMware
3 41 (39.05%) HP
4 36 (34.29%) Cisco
4 36 (34.29%) Citrix
5 23 (21.90%) ProCurve
6 15 (14.29%) Dell
7 10 (9.52%) IBM
8 6 (5.71%) Avaya
8 6 (5.71%) Remedy
8 6 (5.71%) LANDesk
9 3 (2.86%) Oracle
10 2 (1.90%) Apple
10 2 (1.90%) Veeam
11 1 (0.95%) F5
11 1 (0.95%) Juniper
11 1 (0.95%) NetApp
11 1 (0.95%) Pegasus
11 1 (0.95%) Red Hat