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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 144 151 133
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 45 37 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.32% 1.03% 1.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.40% 2.91% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 41 31 71
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £24,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +71.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £38,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
1323 1271 1577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 38.93% 35.43% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1149 1025 1253
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -10 12 £47,500 +11.76%
Southampton -6 9 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Fareham -7 7 £28,000 +21.73%
Farnborough -1 6 £29,500 -37.89%
Aldershot - 3 £28,500 -
Winchester - 3 £29,500 -
Havant +10 1 £31,500 -
Ringwood - 1 £30,000 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 96 (91.43%) Windows
3 91 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 91 (86.67%) VMware
4 69 (65.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 68 (64.76%) MCSE
6 57 (54.29%) Active Directory
7 54 (51.43%) Cisco
8 47 (44.76%) Citrix
9 46 (43.81%) Hyper-V
10 45 (42.86%) MS Exchange
11 44 (41.90%) Windows Server
12 43 (40.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 42 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
13 42 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 41 (39.05%) Citrix Certification
14 41 (39.05%) CCNA
15 40 (38.10%) CCA
16 36 (34.29%) MCTS
17 34 (32.38%) WAN
18 33 (31.43%) ITIL
19 30 (28.57%) MCITP
20 29 (27.62%) HP
21 28 (26.67%) DHCP
21 28 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
22 27 (25.71%) LAN
23 26 (24.76%) MS Excel
24 25 (23.81%) Firewall
25 24 (22.86%) MCP
26 22 (20.95%) 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 45 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 17 (16.19%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (9.52%) OpenStack
4 4 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.90%) IIS
5 2 (1.90%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.90%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (24.76%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.71%) MS Office
3 1 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 22 (20.95%) Office 365
2 4 (3.81%) SaaS
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (32.38%) WAN
2 28 (26.67%) DHCP
3 27 (25.71%) LAN
4 25 (23.81%) Firewall
5 18 (17.14%) SAN
6 17 (16.19%) DNS
7 12 (11.43%) MPLS
7 12 (11.43%) TCP/IP
7 12 (11.43%) VPLS
7 12 (11.43%) WLAN
8 10 (9.52%) BGP
8 10 (9.52%) HTTP
8 10 (9.52%) IPsec
8 10 (9.52%) OSPF
8 10 (9.52%) RIP
8 10 (9.52%) SSL
8 10 (9.52%) VLAN
8 10 (9.52%) VPN
9 9 (8.57%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.48%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.95%) MySQL
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.95%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Eclipse
1 4 (3.81%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (7.62%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.81%) Banking
2 4 (3.81%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.90%) Finance
3 2 (1.90%) Local Government
4 1 (0.95%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (34.29%) Support Engineer
2 24 (22.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 23 (21.90%) 2nd Line Support
4 20 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 18 (17.14%) Consultant
6 16 (15.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 12 (11.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 9 (8.57%) Network Engineer
10 6 (5.71%) Active Directory Engineer
10 6 (5.71%) Exchange Engineer
10 6 (5.71%) Server Engineer
10 6 (5.71%) Technical Support
10 6 (5.71%) VMware Engineer
11 5 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
11 5 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
11 5 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
12 4 (3.81%) Field Engineer
12 4 (3.81%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.81%) .NET
2 2 (1.90%) COM
3 1 (0.95%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.48%) Clustering
2 10 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.86%) User Experience
4 1 (0.95%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.95%) EqualLogic
4 1 (0.95%) HACMP
4 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.95%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 96 (91.43%) Windows
2 44 (41.90%) Windows Server
3 42 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (18.10%) Windows 7
6 18 (17.14%) Windows 8
7 14 (13.33%) Linux
8 5 (4.76%) Windows 10
8 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (3.81%) Unix
10 2 (1.90%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.95%) AIX
11 1 (0.95%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (31.43%) ITIL
2 19 (18.10%) Ticket Management
3 14 (13.33%) High Availability
4 10 (9.52%) Capacity Management
4 10 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
4 10 (9.52%) Load Balancing
4 10 (9.52%) Use Case
5 7 (6.67%) Presales
6 4 (3.81%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (3.81%) Configuration Management
6 4 (3.81%) ERP
6 4 (3.81%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (3.81%) SOA
6 4 (3.81%) Unit Testing
7 3 (2.86%) Power Management
7 3 (2.86%) Project Management
7 3 (2.86%) Risk Management
7 3 (2.86%) Server Building
7 3 (2.86%) Service Delivery
8 2 (1.90%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.43%) PowerShell
1 12 (11.43%) SQL
2 10 (9.52%) Bash Shell
2 10 (9.52%) Perl
2 10 (9.52%) Python
3 5 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.81%) C#
4 4 (3.81%) Java
Qualifications
1 105 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (64.76%) MCSE
3 43 (40.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 42 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 41 (39.05%) CCNA
5 41 (39.05%) Citrix Certification
6 40 (38.10%) CCA
7 36 (34.29%) MCTS
8 30 (28.57%) MCITP
9 24 (22.86%) MCP
10 20 (19.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 11 (10.48%) CCNP
12 10 (9.52%) RHCE
12 10 (9.52%) RHCSA
12 10 (9.52%) SCSA
13 7 (6.67%) DBS Check
14 4 (3.81%) Degree
14 4 (3.81%) MCSD
14 4 (3.81%) Security Cleared
15 3 (2.86%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (20.00%) SLA
2 11 (10.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (10.48%) PCI DSS
3 10 (9.52%) HIPAA
System Software
1 69 (65.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 57 (54.29%) Active Directory
3 46 (43.81%) Hyper-V
4 20 (19.05%) XenApp
5 12 (11.43%) Virtual Desktop
6 11 (10.48%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (9.52%) Xen
8 5 (4.76%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (4.76%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.95%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.95%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.90%) FortiGate
1 2 (1.90%) XenMobile
2 1 (0.95%) Nessus
2 1 (0.95%) SCCM
2 1 (0.95%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.95%) WSUS
Vendors
1 91 (86.67%) Microsoft
1 91 (86.67%) VMware
2 54 (51.43%) Cisco
3 47 (44.76%) Citrix
4 29 (27.62%) HP
5 21 (20.00%) EMC
5 21 (20.00%) NetApp
6 6 (5.71%) Dell
7 5 (4.76%) Apple
7 5 (4.76%) Oracle
7 5 (4.76%) Veeam
8 4 (3.81%) IBM
9 3 (2.86%) Dell Compellent
10 2 (1.90%) SonicWALL
11 1 (0.95%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.95%) Brocade
11 1 (0.95%) Fujitsu
11 1 (0.95%) Qualys
11 1 (0.95%) Red Hat
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Yateley, Hampshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago