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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 40 23 27
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 0.54% 5.50% 1.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.85% 25.00% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 2
Average salary - £51,250 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,750
% change year-on-year
- -6.47%
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
54 24 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 29.19% 22.02% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 52 23 22
Average salary £32,500 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £23,500 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 3 March 2015, 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 19 (100.00%) MCSE
1 19 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 19 (100.00%) SAN
2 18 (94.74%) MS Exchange
3 12 (63.16%) LAN
3 12 (63.16%) WAN
3 12 (63.16%) MCP
3 12 (63.16%) Windows
3 12 (63.16%) Project Management
3 12 (63.16%) EMC
3 12 (63.16%) Citrix
3 12 (63.16%) CCA
3 12 (63.16%) Citrix Certification
3 12 (63.16%) CCEA
3 12 (63.16%) VMware
3 12 (63.16%) AppSense
3 12 (63.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (63.16%) XenDesktop
3 12 (63.16%) VCP4
3 12 (63.16%) vSphere
3 12 (63.16%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (63.16%) Lync
3 12 (63.16%) CCEE
3 12 (63.16%) VCP5
3 12 (63.16%) NetScaler
3 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2012

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Poole by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 18 (94.74%) MS Exchange
2 12 (63.16%) Lync
Applications
1 19 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (36.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) SAN
2 12 (63.16%) NetScaler
2 12 (63.16%) LAN
2 12 (63.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 19 (100.00%) Consultant
2 12 (63.16%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) IT Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
1 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
1 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Project Management
2 7 (36.84%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) MCSE
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (63.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (63.16%) VCP4
2 12 (63.16%) CCEE
2 12 (63.16%) VCP5
2 12 (63.16%) CCA
2 12 (63.16%) Citrix Certification
2 12 (63.16%) CCEA
2 12 (63.16%) MCP
3 7 (36.84%) MCITP
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (63.16%) XenDesktop
1 12 (63.16%) vSphere
1 12 (63.16%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (36.84%) Hyper-V
2 7 (36.84%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) SCCM
1 7 (36.84%) SCOM
1 7 (36.84%) SCVMM
1 7 (36.84%) SCOrch
1 7 (36.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (63.16%) EMC
2 12 (63.16%) Citrix
2 12 (63.16%) VMware
2 12 (63.16%) AppSense