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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 134 151 144
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -7
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 55 42 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.58% 1.17% 1.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.29% 3.38% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 52 38 49
Median salary £36,250 £42,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.70% +63.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £38,900
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
1283 1241 1590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 36.96% 34.71% 39.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1080 999 1268
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -11 15 £40,500 +102.50%
Southampton -2 12 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Fareham -8 11 £25,500 +10.86%
Farnborough -3 4 £28,500 -24.00%
Winchester - 4 £29,500 - 1
Aldershot - 2 £30,500 -
Havant - 2 £31,500 -
Ringwood - 1 £30,000 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 89 (87.25%) Windows
3 88 (86.27%) VMware
4 87 (85.29%) Microsoft
5 66 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 63 (61.76%) MCSE
7 57 (55.88%) Cisco
8 53 (51.96%) Active Directory
9 48 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
9 48 (47.06%) CCNA
10 46 (45.10%) Citrix
11 45 (44.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 44 (43.14%) Hyper-V
13 43 (42.16%) MS Exchange
14 40 (39.22%) CCA
14 40 (39.22%) Citrix Certification
15 38 (37.25%) MCTS
15 38 (37.25%) Windows Server
16 36 (35.29%) HP
17 35 (34.31%) ITIL
18 32 (31.37%) WAN
18 32 (31.37%) Windows Server 2012
19 31 (30.39%) MS Excel
20 29 (28.43%) MCITP
21 26 (25.49%) DHCP
21 26 (25.49%) NetApp
22 25 (24.51%) MCP
23 24 (23.53%) LAN
24 23 (22.55%) EMC
24 23 (22.55%) SLA

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 43 (42.16%) MS Exchange
2 12 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (9.80%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.96%) IIS
5 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.96%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.98%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 31 (30.39%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.88%) MS Office
3 1 (0.98%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.98%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 22 (21.57%) Office 365
2 5 (4.90%) SaaS
3 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 32 (31.37%) WAN
2 26 (25.49%) DHCP
3 24 (23.53%) LAN
4 22 (21.57%) Firewall
5 18 (17.65%) DNS
6 13 (12.75%) SAN
7 12 (11.76%) MPLS
7 12 (11.76%) TCP/IP
7 12 (11.76%) VPLS
8 11 (10.78%) Cisco IOS
8 11 (10.78%) VLAN
9 10 (9.80%) BGP
9 10 (9.80%) HTTP
9 10 (9.80%) IPsec
9 10 (9.80%) OSPF
9 10 (9.80%) RIP
9 10 (9.80%) SSL
9 10 (9.80%) VPN
10 8 (7.84%) WLAN
11 4 (3.92%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.98%) MySQL
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (5.88%) Eclipse
1 6 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (7.84%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.88%) Banking
3 5 (4.90%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.96%) Finance
4 2 (1.96%) Local Government
5 1 (0.98%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 26 (25.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 24 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 21 (20.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 16 (15.69%) Consultant
6 12 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (10.78%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 9 (8.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 9 (8.82%) Network Engineer
9 6 (5.88%) C# Developer
9 6 (5.88%) Developer
9 6 (5.88%) SQL Developer
9 6 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
9 6 (5.88%) Systems Developer
10 5 (4.90%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (4.90%) IT Engineer
10 5 (4.90%) Service Desk Engineer
11 4 (3.92%) C# .NET Developer
11 4 (3.92%) SSIS Developer
11 4 (3.92%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (0.98%) COM
2 1 (0.98%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.78%) Clustering
2 10 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.92%) User Experience
4 3 (2.94%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.96%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.98%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.98%) HACMP
6 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.98%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 89 (87.25%) Windows
2 38 (37.25%) Windows Server
3 32 (31.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (22.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (13.73%) Linux
5 14 (13.73%) Windows 7
6 12 (11.76%) Windows 8
7 4 (3.92%) Unix
7 4 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.94%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.96%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.98%) AIX
10 1 (0.98%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.98%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (34.31%) ITIL
2 22 (21.57%) Ticket Management
3 14 (13.73%) High Availability
4 10 (9.80%) Capacity Management
4 10 (9.80%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (9.80%) Load Balancing
4 10 (9.80%) Use Case
5 6 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 6 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (5.88%) Presales
5 6 (5.88%) SOA
5 6 (5.88%) Unit Testing
6 5 (4.90%) ERP
7 4 (3.92%) Server Building
8 3 (2.94%) Project Management
8 3 (2.94%) Risk Management
9 2 (1.96%) Power Management
9 2 (1.96%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (1.96%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.76%) SQL
2 11 (10.78%) PowerShell
3 10 (9.80%) Bash Shell
3 10 (9.80%) Perl
3 10 (9.80%) Python
4 7 (6.86%) T-SQL
5 6 (5.88%) C#
5 6 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 102 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 63 (61.76%) MCSE
3 48 (47.06%) CCNA
3 48 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
4 45 (44.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 40 (39.22%) CCA
5 40 (39.22%) Citrix Certification
6 38 (37.25%) MCTS
7 29 (28.43%) MCITP
8 25 (24.51%) MCP
9 23 (22.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 10 (9.80%) CCNP
10 10 (9.80%) RHCE
10 10 (9.80%) RHCSA
10 10 (9.80%) SCSA
11 7 (6.86%) DBS Check
12 6 (5.88%) MCSD
13 4 (3.92%) Degree
14 3 (2.94%) CCEA
14 3 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (22.55%) SLA
2 11 (10.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (9.80%) HIPAA
3 10 (9.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 66 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 53 (51.96%) Active Directory
3 44 (43.14%) Hyper-V
4 16 (15.69%) XenApp
5 10 (9.80%) Xen
6 9 (8.82%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (7.84%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (4.90%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (4.90%) XenDesktop
9 2 (1.96%) vCloud
9 2 (1.96%) vSphere
10 1 (0.98%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.98%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.98%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) FortiGate
1 2 (1.96%) XenMobile
2 1 (0.98%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.98%) Nessus
2 1 (0.98%) SCCM
2 1 (0.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.98%) WSUS
Vendors
1 88 (86.27%) VMware
2 87 (85.29%) Microsoft
3 57 (55.88%) Cisco
4 46 (45.10%) Citrix
5 36 (35.29%) HP
6 26 (25.49%) NetApp
7 23 (22.55%) EMC
8 7 (6.86%) Oracle
9 5 (4.90%) Dell
9 5 (4.90%) Veeam
10 4 (3.92%) Apple
10 4 (3.92%) IBM
11 2 (1.96%) Dell Compellent
11 2 (1.96%) SonicWALL
12 1 (0.98%) Fujitsu
12 1 (0.98%) Qualys
12 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £28000.00 - £31000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago