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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 126 120 104
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -16
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 5 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.27% 0.11% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.88% 0.35% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 11
Average salary £30,500 £61,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.20% +75.00%
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+0.72% +6.15%
Qualifications Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
566 567 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 30.14% 30.85% 27.88%
Number of salaries quoted 507 500 391
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Abingdon - 3 £30,500 - 4
Wantage - 2 £22,500 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) MCITP
2 6 (75.00%) MCSE
3 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 5 (62.50%) HP
3 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (50.00%) Apple
4 4 (50.00%) MCTS
5 3 (37.50%) Wireless
5 3 (37.50%) MCP
5 3 (37.50%) Backup Exec
5 3 (37.50%) EMC
5 3 (37.50%) Citrix
5 3 (37.50%) Juniper
5 3 (37.50%) SAN
5 3 (37.50%) Symantec
5 3 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
5 3 (37.50%) DHCP
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) Veeam
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (37.50%) Meru Networks

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (25.00%) Lync
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) PowerPivot
3 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
3 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
1 3 (37.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support
2 2 (25.00%) Business Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (25.00%) Customer Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Customer Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft BI Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (12.50%) iPhone
2 1 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
5 1 (12.50%) Mac OS X
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) MCITP
2 6 (75.00%) MCSE
3 4 (50.00%) MCTS
4 3 (37.50%) MCP
5 2 (25.00%) CWNA
5 2 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (25.00%) CCNA
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (37.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 5 (62.50%) HP
1 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Apple
3 3 (37.50%) Symantec
3 3 (37.50%) EMC
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) Juniper
3 3 (37.50%) Veeam
3 3 (37.50%) Meru Networks
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) LANDesk
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