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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 107 120 136
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +16
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 19 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.25% 0.20% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.41% 0.66% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 19 3 6
Average salary £31,500 £50,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.00% +63.93%
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -5.79%
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
431 457 577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 28.32% 29.87% 31.79%
Number of salaries quoted 360 321 521
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,050 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 April 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
(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 - 9 £31,500 - 1
Witney - 6 £27,000 -
Banbury - 3 £37,500 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (86.96%) Windows
3 19 (82.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (82.61%) Hyper-V
4 18 (78.26%) VMware
5 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (60.87%) Veeam
7 13 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (52.17%) Windows 7
9 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
9 11 (47.83%) Windows Server
10 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
10 10 (43.48%) Windows 8
10 10 (43.48%) Office 365
11 9 (39.13%) Coaching
11 9 (39.13%) Driving Licence
11 9 (39.13%) Windows 10
11 9 (39.13%) SAN
11 9 (39.13%) Symantec
11 9 (39.13%) Norton AntiVirus
11 9 (39.13%) Backup Exec
12 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
12 8 (34.78%) MCSE
12 8 (34.78%) MS Office
12 8 (34.78%) Degree
12 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (30.43%) MCP
13 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
14 6 (26.09%) Sophos
14 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2007

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (34.78%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (26.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (17.39%) SharePoint
3 4 (17.39%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) MS Excel
2 8 (34.78%) MS Office
3 4 (17.39%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (43.48%) Office 365
2 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) SAN
2 5 (21.74%) DHCP
2 5 (21.74%) DNS
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (8.70%) VPN
4 1 (4.35%) LAN
4 1 (4.35%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Server Support
2 11 (47.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (47.83%) Server Engineer
2 11 (47.83%) Support Engineer
3 9 (39.13%) Analyst
3 9 (39.13%) Infrastructure Support
3 9 (39.13%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 9 (39.13%) VMware Engineer
3 9 (39.13%) VMware Support Engineer
4 8 (34.78%) Support Analyst
5 7 (30.43%) Server Analyst
5 7 (30.43%) Server Support Analyst
6 6 (26.09%) Windows Server Analyst
6 6 (26.09%) Windows Server Support
6 6 (26.09%) Windows Support Analyst
7 5 (21.74%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 5 (21.74%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
7 5 (21.74%) First Line Help Desk Support
7 5 (21.74%) Help Desk Analyst
7 5 (21.74%) Monitoring Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Driving Licence
2 2 (8.70%) CMDB
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 19 (82.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (73.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (52.17%) Windows 7
5 11 (47.83%) Windows Server
6 10 (43.48%) Windows 8
7 9 (39.13%) Windows 10
8 1 (4.35%) Linux
8 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Coaching
2 5 (21.74%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Time Management
3 2 (8.70%) ERP
3 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.35%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (34.78%) Degree
2 8 (34.78%) MCSE
3 7 (30.43%) MCP
4 5 (21.74%) CCNA
4 5 (21.74%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (13.04%) MCITP
6 2 (8.70%) MCTS
7 1 (4.35%) CCA
7 1 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (4.35%) VCP5
7 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (82.61%) Hyper-V
2 13 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (30.43%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.35%) vSphere
4 1 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (39.13%) Backup Exec
1 9 (39.13%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (21.74%) Nagios
3 4 (17.39%) SCCM
4 1 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) VMware
2 14 (60.87%) Veeam
3 11 (47.83%) Microsoft
4 9 (39.13%) Symantec
5 6 (26.09%) Sophos
5 6 (26.09%) WatchGuard
6 1 (4.35%) Cisco
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix
6 1 (4.35%) Intel
6 1 (4.35%) Intel Security
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM plc
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + 5% bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago