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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 152 163 158
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 34 17 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.81% 0.43% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.15% 1.20% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 34 17 27
Average salary £30,000 £43,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,575 £21,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £34,850 £57,250 £38,100
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.98%
Qualifications Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1580 1411 1474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 37.64% 36.01% 35.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1323 1065 1292
Average salary £41,850 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.84% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +18 18 £31,250 -30.55%
Basingstoke +11 6 £31,250 -40.47%
Hook - 4 £30,000 -
Havant - 3 £28,500 -
Portsmouth -20 1 £19,250 -12.50%
Fareham - 1 £27,500 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 55 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (92.73%) Windows
3 45 (81.82%) Microsoft
4 42 (76.36%) Active Directory
5 38 (69.09%) MCSE
6 33 (60.00%) MS Exchange
7 30 (54.55%) MCITP
8 27 (49.09%) DNS
8 27 (49.09%) MS Excel
9 26 (47.27%) VMware
10 25 (45.45%) MCP
11 24 (43.64%) Cisco
11 24 (43.64%) Windows Server 2003
12 22 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 21 (38.18%) DHCP
14 20 (36.36%) HP
14 20 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
15 19 (34.55%) Exchange Server 2010
16 17 (30.91%) Citrix
16 17 (30.91%) SLA
17 16 (29.09%) Windows 8
17 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2012
18 15 (27.27%) Hyper-V
18 15 (27.27%) Firewall
18 15 (27.27%) Backup Exec
19 14 (25.45%) ITIL
19 14 (25.45%) Symantec
20 13 (23.64%) CCNA
20 13 (23.64%) Cisco Certification
20 13 (23.64%) VPN

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 33 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 19 (34.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 10 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (10.91%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (5.45%) IIS
6 3 (5.45%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (5.45%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (3.64%) Lync
8 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 27 (49.09%) MS Excel
2 11 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Office 365
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (49.09%) DNS
2 21 (38.18%) DHCP
3 15 (27.27%) Firewall
4 13 (23.64%) VPN
5 12 (21.82%) TCP/IP
5 12 (21.82%) LAN
5 12 (21.82%) WAN
6 6 (10.91%) Network Security
7 5 (9.09%) SAN
8 4 (7.27%) VLAN
9 3 (5.45%) SSL
10 2 (3.64%) IPsec
10 2 (3.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
General
1 11 (20.00%) Back Office
2 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (36.36%) Analyst
1 20 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 11 (20.00%) Network Operations Analyst
2 11 (20.00%) Network Analyst
2 11 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
3 7 (12.73%) IT Support
4 6 (10.91%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Field Support Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
5 5 (9.09%) Field Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Support Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) 1st Line Support
7 3 (5.45%) Technical Support
7 3 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) Service Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Administrator
8 2 (3.64%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Replication
2 3 (5.45%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.45%) iPhone
3 2 (3.64%) iPad
3 2 (3.64%) Device Driver
3 2 (3.64%) Clustering
3 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.82%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.82%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 51 (92.73%) Windows
2 24 (43.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (29.09%) Windows 8
4 16 (29.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (21.82%) Windows 7
6 9 (16.36%) Linux
6 9 (16.36%) Windows XP
7 8 (14.55%) UNIX
8 5 (9.09%) Mac OS
9 2 (3.64%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.82%) HPUX
10 1 (1.82%) Solaris
10 1 (1.82%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) ITIL
2 12 (21.82%) Incident Management
3 7 (12.73%) Service Management
4 6 (10.91%) Service Delivery
5 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 5 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (9.09%) Business Continuity
5 5 (9.09%) Identity Management
6 3 (5.45%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.64%) Change Management
7 2 (3.64%) Workflow
7 2 (3.64%) Migration
7 2 (3.64%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.82%) CRM
8 1 (1.82%) Logistics
8 1 (1.82%) Fault Management
8 1 (1.82%) ITIL V3
8 1 (1.82%) Software Deployment
8 1 (1.82%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.36%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) C
2 2 (3.64%) C#
2 2 (3.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 55 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (69.09%) MCSE
3 30 (54.55%) MCITP
4 25 (45.45%) MCP
5 13 (23.64%) CCNA
5 13 (23.64%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (20.00%) Server+ Certification
7 5 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (7.27%) MCDST
9 3 (5.45%) MCTS
9 3 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (5.45%) Degree
9 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
9 3 (5.45%) CCAA
10 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
10 2 (3.64%) CCENT
10 2 (3.64%) CCA
10 2 (3.64%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.82%) Novell Certification
11 1 (1.82%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (30.91%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (76.36%) Active Directory
2 20 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 3 (5.45%) vSphere
6 2 (3.64%) XenApp
6 2 (3.64%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (3.64%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (27.27%) Backup Exec
2 6 (10.91%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.82%) WSUS
3 1 (1.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 26 (47.27%) VMware
3 24 (43.64%) Cisco
4 20 (36.36%) HP
5 17 (30.91%) Citrix
6 14 (25.45%) Symantec
7 13 (23.64%) Dell
8 11 (20.00%) IBM
9 7 (12.73%) Apple
10 6 (10.91%) Veeam
10 6 (10.91%) ServiceNow
11 5 (9.09%) McAfee
12 3 (5.45%) Remedy
12 3 (5.45%) Oracle
13 2 (3.64%) Mitel
13 2 (3.64%) WatchGuard
13 2 (3.64%) EMC
13 2 (3.64%) NetApp
14 1 (1.82%) Novell
14 1 (1.82%) Pegasus