The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 50 51 32
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -19
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.34% 0.26% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.14% 0.96% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £24,000 £19,250 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.67% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.18%
MCSA
Hampshire

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

Qualifications Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
88 104 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 29.73% 27.30% 36.31%
Number of salaries quoted 80 100 57
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £49,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

MCSA
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Portsmouth

MCSA
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) COM
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MCP

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) COM
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco