The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Poole region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 24 26 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 15 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 11.90% 6.02% 2.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.86% 23.26% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 2
Average salary £37,500 £44,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.77% +25.71%
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -
MCSA
Dorset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Poole region.

Qualifications Category
Poole
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
58 43 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 46.03% 25.90% 26.74%
Number of salaries quoted 52 40 23
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Poole

MCSA
Salary Trend in Poole

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Poole

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Poole 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 18 (100.00%) MCSE
1 18 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 18 (100.00%) SAN
2 17 (94.44%) MS Exchange
3 12 (66.67%) MCP
3 12 (66.67%) Windows
3 12 (66.67%) LAN
3 12 (66.67%) WAN
3 12 (66.67%) EMC
3 12 (66.67%) Citrix
3 12 (66.67%) CCA
3 12 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
3 12 (66.67%) CCEA
3 12 (66.67%) Project Management
3 12 (66.67%) VMware
3 12 (66.67%) AppSense
3 12 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (66.67%) XenDesktop
3 12 (66.67%) VCP4
3 12 (66.67%) vSphere
3 12 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (66.67%) Lync
3 12 (66.67%) CCEE
3 12 (66.67%) VCP5
3 12 (66.67%) NetScaler
3 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Poole by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Poole 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 17 (94.44%) MS Exchange
2 12 (66.67%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Office 365
1 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) SAN
2 12 (66.67%) LAN
2 12 (66.67%) WAN
2 12 (66.67%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Consultant
2 12 (66.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) IT Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (66.67%) Windows
1 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 12 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Project Management
2 6 (33.33%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) MCSE
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (66.67%) MCP
2 12 (66.67%) CCA
2 12 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
2 12 (66.67%) CCEA
2 12 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (66.67%) VCP4
2 12 (66.67%) CCEE
2 12 (66.67%) VCP5
3 6 (33.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (66.67%) XenDesktop
1 12 (66.67%) vSphere
1 12 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 6 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) SCOrch
1 6 (33.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 6 (33.33%) SCCM
1 6 (33.33%) SCOM
1 6 (33.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (66.67%) EMC
2 12 (66.67%) Citrix
2 12 (66.67%) VMware
2 12 (66.67%) AppSense