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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 107 92 118
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +26
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 7 31 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.44% 1.86% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.42% 6.49% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 7 25 6
Average salary £41,000 £32,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.12% -15.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £33,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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
494 478 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 31.09% 28.62% 33.21%
Number of salaries quoted 390 425 499
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

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

MCSA Salary Histogram 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 3 July 2015. 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
Oxford - 6 £42,500 -
Bicester - 1 £37,500 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) MCSE
3 6 (60.00%) ITIL
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) CCNA
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (60.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (50.00%) LAN
4 5 (50.00%) MS Office
5 4 (40.00%) MCP
5 4 (40.00%) DHCP
5 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco
5 4 (40.00%) SAN
5 4 (40.00%) VMware ESX
5 4 (40.00%) Firewall
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (30.00%) Change Management
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (30.00%) Internet
6 3 (30.00%) CCNP
6 3 (30.00%) DNS
6 3 (30.00%) VoIP
6 3 (30.00%) WAN
7 2 (20.00%) VPN

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (20.00%) Lync
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) DHCP
2 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 3 (30.00%) Internet
3 3 (30.00%) VoIP
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) VLAN
4 2 (20.00%) Skype
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (10.00%) ADSL
5 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (10.00%) OSPF
5 1 (10.00%) BGP
5 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (10.00%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Office 365 Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
3 1 (10.00%) Service Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Network Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Network Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Management
3 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) MCSE
3 6 (60.00%) CCNA
3 6 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (40.00%) MCP
5 3 (30.00%) CCNP
6 2 (20.00%) MCTS
6 2 (20.00%) MCITP
6 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
6 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 1 (10.00%) Degree
7 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
4 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (10.00%) CommVault
5 1 (10.00%) Apple
5 1 (10.00%) 3PAR