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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 121 169 191
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +22
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 77 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.94% 0.50% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.20% 1.53% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 73 16 16
Average salary £24,500 £30,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.33% -19.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £22,500 £22,206
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £50,000 £42,500
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
1480 1240 1585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 37.24% 32.35% 37.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1234 1010 1354
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +28 37 £22,500 -21.05% 4
Southampton +12 22 £22,500 -6.25% 2
Portsmouth - 8 £25,500 -
Basingstoke -2 4 £27,500 -42.10%
Farnborough -6 1 £55,000 +10.00% 1
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 108 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 88 (81.48%) Microsoft
3 85 (78.70%) Windows
4 72 (66.67%) MS Exchange
5 68 (62.96%) VMware
6 53 (49.07%) MCSE
7 52 (48.15%) Active Directory
8 51 (47.22%) MS Excel
9 49 (45.37%) SLA
10 47 (43.52%) MS Office
11 45 (41.67%) ITIL
11 45 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
12 42 (38.89%) HP
13 41 (37.96%) Citrix
14 36 (33.33%) Cisco
15 34 (31.48%) Hyper-V
16 33 (30.56%) MCITP
17 32 (29.63%) MCP
18 31 (28.70%) Exchange Server 2007
19 28 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
20 27 (25.00%) Service Delivery
20 27 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
20 27 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
21 26 (24.07%) CCNA
22 25 (23.15%) Windows Server 2012
23 24 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
23 24 (22.22%) Change Management
24 23 (21.30%) Windows XP
24 23 (21.30%) VMware Infrastructure
24 23 (21.30%) ProCurve

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 72 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 31 (28.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 28 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (14.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (12.04%) Lync
5 13 (12.04%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (7.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (6.48%) SharePoint
8 2 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.93%) Joomla!
Applications
1 51 (47.22%) MS Excel
2 47 (43.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.93%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.74%) DHCP
2 14 (12.96%) SAN
3 13 (12.04%) DNS
4 9 (8.33%) Firewall
5 8 (7.41%) TCP/IP
5 8 (7.41%) LAN
6 5 (4.63%) WAN
7 4 (3.70%) NAS
8 3 (2.78%) VoIP
8 3 (2.78%) VPN
8 3 (2.78%) Ethernet
8 3 (2.78%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.78%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.93%) VLAN
9 1 (0.93%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.70%) MySQL
3 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.93%) Redis
5 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.93%) Infinispan
Job Titles
1 54 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 18 (16.67%) Administrator
3 12 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
3 12 (11.11%) IT Support
4 11 (10.19%) 2nd Line Support
4 11 (10.19%) Junior
5 10 (9.26%) Network Administrator
5 10 (9.26%) Deployment Engineer
5 10 (9.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (8.33%) Analyst
6 9 (8.33%) Consultant
7 8 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
7 8 (7.41%) Junior Consultant
8 7 (6.48%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (6.48%) Support Analyst
8 7 (6.48%) Junior Technical Consultant
9 6 (5.56%) Messaging Administrator
10 5 (4.63%) 1st Line Support
10 5 (4.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 4 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.93%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (0.93%) HTML
1 1 (0.93%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.41%) Blackberry
2 6 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (2.78%) CCTV
4 3 (2.78%) Life Science
4 3 (2.78%) Fat Client
4 3 (2.78%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.93%) Clustering
5 1 (0.93%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 85 (78.70%) Windows
2 45 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (23.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (21.30%) Windows XP
6 22 (20.37%) Windows 7
7 16 (14.81%) Windows 8
8 13 (12.04%) Windows 2000 Server
9 7 (6.48%) UNIX
9 7 (6.48%) Linux
10 3 (2.78%) Windows Vista
11 2 (1.85%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (41.67%) ITIL
2 27 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 24 (22.22%) Change Management
4 14 (12.96%) Problem Management
5 9 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 9 (8.33%) Resource Management
5 9 (8.33%) Service Management
6 6 (5.56%) Capacity Management
6 6 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.63%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (4.63%) Workflow
7 5 (4.63%) Migration
7 5 (4.63%) Project Management
7 5 (4.63%) Time Management
8 4 (3.70%) CRM
8 4 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.78%) Performance Management
9 3 (2.78%) Software Deployment
10 2 (1.85%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (12.96%) SQL
2 4 (3.70%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.85%) Perl
4 1 (0.93%) C++
4 1 (0.93%) Java
4 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.93%) VBScript
4 1 (0.93%) VB
4 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 108 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (49.07%) MCSE
3 33 (30.56%) MCITP
4 32 (29.63%) MCP
5 27 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 26 (24.07%) CCNA
7 24 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 20 (18.52%) MCTS
9 16 (14.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.78%) MOS
10 3 (2.78%) MCDST
10 3 (2.78%) A+ Certification
10 3 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.85%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.93%) RHCT
12 1 (0.93%) Degree
12 1 (0.93%) CCNP
12 1 (0.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.93%) NCDA
12 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (45.37%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (48.15%) Active Directory
2 34 (31.48%) Hyper-V
3 23 (21.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.93%) Nmap
5 1 (0.93%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.93%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (2.78%) SCOM
2 2 (1.85%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 88 (81.48%) Microsoft
2 68 (62.96%) VMware
3 42 (38.89%) HP
4 41 (37.96%) Citrix
5 36 (33.33%) Cisco
6 23 (21.30%) ProCurve
7 15 (13.89%) Dell
8 10 (9.26%) IBM
9 3 (2.78%) LANDesk
9 3 (2.78%) Oracle
9 3 (2.78%) Remedy
9 3 (2.78%) Avaya
9 3 (2.78%) Apple
10 2 (1.85%) Veeam
11 1 (0.93%) NetApp
11 1 (0.93%) Pegasus
11 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.93%) F5
Southampton, Hampshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Farnborough
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Hampshire
Modern Business Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £70000 per annum + + Bonus+ Car/ CA + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Eastleigh
Modern Business Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago