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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 30 26 19
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -7
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 3.03% 3.55% 1.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.00% 13.16% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 1
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +107.54%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
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
25 38 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Poole 18.94% 26.95% 23.91%
Number of salaries quoted 24 36 22
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +22.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £37,250 £55,000
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
Salary Histogram in Poole

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Poole region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Poole

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 11 (100.00%) MCSE
1 11 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 11 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (81.82%) SAN
3 7 (63.64%) Windows
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (63.64%) Lync
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (54.55%) Office 365
4 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
4 6 (54.55%) MCITP
4 6 (54.55%) SCCM
4 6 (54.55%) SCOM
4 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 5 (45.45%) EMC
5 5 (45.45%) Citrix
5 5 (45.45%) CCA
5 5 (45.45%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (45.45%) CCEA
5 5 (45.45%) Project Management
5 5 (45.45%) LAN
5 5 (45.45%) WAN
5 5 (45.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (45.45%) MCP
5 5 (45.45%) VMware
5 5 (45.45%) AppSense
5 5 (45.45%) XenDesktop
5 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Poole by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 11 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (63.64%) Lync
3 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Office 365
2 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) SAN
2 5 (45.45%) LAN
2 5 (45.45%) WAN
2 5 (45.45%) NetScaler
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Consultant
2 6 (54.55%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) IT Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) PKI
1 2 (18.18%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
2 4 (36.36%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) MCSE
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (54.55%) MCITP
3 5 (45.45%) CCA
3 5 (45.45%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (45.45%) CCEA
3 5 (45.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (45.45%) MCP
3 5 (45.45%) VCP4
3 5 (45.45%) VCP5
3 5 (45.45%) CCEE
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 5 (45.45%) XenDesktop
2 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (45.45%) vSphere
2 5 (45.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) SCCM
1 6 (54.55%) SCOM
2 2 (18.18%) SCVMM
2 2 (18.18%) SCOrch
2 2 (18.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 2 (18.18%) SCSM
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) EMC
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) AppSense