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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - 43 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 0 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth - 1.88% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 8.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Average salary - £19,250 -
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
141 69 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 34.47% 21.63% 41.67%
Number of salaries quoted 129 64 129
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £19,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,750
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 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) CCNA
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 2000 Server
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (87.50%) Service Delivery
2 7 (87.50%) Change Management
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) ProCurve
2 7 (87.50%) HP
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 7 (87.50%) SLA
2 7 (87.50%) MS Office
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL V2
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
1 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (87.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (12.50%) DBA
1 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
1 1 (12.50%) Senior DBA
1 1 (12.50%) Senior SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 2000 Server
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) Service Delivery
2 7 (87.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL V2
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) Perl
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VBScript
1 1 (12.50%) VB
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) CCNA
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) HP
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) ProCurve
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
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