The first table below looks at the demand for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Oxfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 81 116 95
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -21
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 38 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 2.36% 0.28% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.30% 0.87% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 28 5 8
Average salary £33,000 £30,000 £44,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -32.96%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Qualifications Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
458 573 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 28.46% 32.35% 32.07%
Number of salaries quoted 397 466 417
Average salary £37,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

MCSA
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Abingdon - 38 £33,000 - 4
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 44 (100.00%) Windows
1 44 (100.00%) MCSE
1 44 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 44 (100.00%) MCITP
2 42 (95.45%) MCTS
2 42 (95.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 42 (95.45%) Veeam
2 42 (95.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (95.45%) Windows Server 2012
2 42 (95.45%) Meru Networks
2 42 (95.45%) Juniper
2 42 (95.45%) SAN
2 42 (95.45%) Apple
2 42 (95.45%) MS Excel
2 42 (95.45%) DHCP
2 42 (95.45%) DNS
2 42 (95.45%) HP
2 42 (95.45%) EMC
2 42 (95.45%) Citrix
2 42 (95.45%) Wireless
2 42 (95.45%) VMware
3 41 (93.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (72.73%) Backup Exec
4 32 (72.73%) Symantec
4 32 (72.73%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (4.55%) Cisco
5 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.55%) CCNA
5 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.55%) Windows XP

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Applications
1 42 (95.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 42 (95.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (95.45%) DHCP
1 42 (95.45%) DNS
1 42 (95.45%) SAN
1 42 (95.45%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 29 (65.91%) Support Engineer
2 16 (36.36%) 2nd Line Support
2 16 (36.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 13 (29.55%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 13 (29.55%) Senior Analyst
3 13 (29.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (29.55%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (29.55%) Service Analyst
3 13 (29.55%) Analyst
4 11 (25.00%) IT Support
5 9 (20.45%) IT Support Engineer
6 7 (15.91%) Customer Support Engineer
6 7 (15.91%) Customer Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Support Technician
7 2 (4.55%) IT Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 44 (100.00%) Windows
2 42 (95.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 42 (95.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
Qualifications
1 44 (100.00%) MCSE
1 44 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 44 (100.00%) MCITP
2 42 (95.45%) MCTS
3 2 (4.55%) MCP
3 2 (4.55%) CWNA
3 2 (4.55%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (4.55%) CCNA
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 41 (93.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 32 (72.73%) Norton AntiVirus
1 32 (72.73%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 42 (95.45%) HP
1 42 (95.45%) EMC
1 42 (95.45%) Citrix
1 42 (95.45%) Juniper
1 42 (95.45%) Apple
1 42 (95.45%) VMware
1 42 (95.45%) Veeam
1 42 (95.45%) Meru Networks
2 32 (72.73%) Symantec
3 2 (4.55%) Cisco
3 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
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