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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 49 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.21% 0.35% -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.77% 1.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £23,750 £24,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.04% -
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -5.79%
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
52 85 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 21.05% 29.82% 26.36%
Number of salaries quoted 49 77 99
Average salary £33,500 £45,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.55% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £37,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £49,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 14 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) MCTS
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Server Building
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 3 (100.00%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) MCTS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware