The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 68 - 84
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 9 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 1.17% - 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.72% - 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 1
Average salary £42,500 - £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
MCSA
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Qualifications Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
242 241 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 31.55% 31.14% 33.16%
Number of salaries quoted 192 222 265
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,300 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,750 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

MCSA
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Oxford region.

MCSA Salary Trend in Oxford

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Oxford

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 9 (100.00%) MCSE
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) MS Office
4 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
4 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
4 5 (55.56%) LAN
4 5 (55.56%) CCNA
4 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco
4 5 (55.56%) VMware
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
5 4 (44.44%) Change Management
5 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
5 4 (44.44%) Office 365
5 4 (44.44%) SAN
5 4 (44.44%) DHCP
5 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
5 4 (44.44%) ITIL
6 3 (33.33%) WAN
6 3 (33.33%) VPN
6 3 (33.33%) DNS
6 3 (33.33%) Lync
6 3 (33.33%) Skype
6 3 (33.33%) Firewall

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (44.44%) SharePoint
3 3 (33.33%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
1 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 4 (44.44%) DHCP
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (33.33%) Skype
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) VLAN
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (22.22%) ADSL
4 2 (22.22%) Internet
5 1 (11.11%) OSPF
5 1 (11.11%) BGP
5 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
5 1 (11.11%) H.323
5 1 (11.11%) VoIP
5 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
5 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Office 365 Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (22.22%) Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Specialist
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Change Management
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) MCSE
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (55.56%) CCNA
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) MCTS
4 2 (22.22%) MCITP
4 2 (22.22%) MCP
5 1 (11.11%) CCNP
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) VMware ESX
3 2 (22.22%) Terminal Services
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) CommVault
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) HP