The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 101 135 113
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -22
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 6 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.45% 0.48% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.47% 1.52% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 6
Median salary £29,750 £25,000 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.00% -12.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £46,300 £33,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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 Oxfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
408 592 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 30.86% 31.39% 29.55%
Number of salaries quoted 334 451 363
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,050 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Oxfordshire region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

MCSA
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
Banbury - 4 £29,750 -
Oxford +26 2 £31,500 +26.00%
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Office 365
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) HP
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) MCSE
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (16.67%) CCNA
6 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
6 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (16.67%) MS Office
6 1 (16.67%) Network Design
6 1 (16.67%) VLAN
6 1 (16.67%) Biotechnology
6 1 (16.67%) WatchGuard
6 1 (16.67%) ZyXEL
6 1 (16.67%) Draytek
6 1 (16.67%) SCCM
6 1 (16.67%) CCENT
6 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 1 (16.67%) NETGEAR

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Support
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Network Technician
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Biotechnology
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) A+ Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CCENT
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) 3Com
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) Draytek
4 1 (16.67%) NETGEAR
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) WatchGuard
4 1 (16.67%) ZyXEL