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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 65 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.25% 2.05% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.63% 8.96% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 0
Average salary £34,000 £19,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.62% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
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
158 67 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 40.10% 22.87% 39.34%
Number of salaries quoted 145 59 117
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £19,250 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 26 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (75.00%) ProCurve
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) ProCurve
2 3 (75.00%) HP