The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Portsmouth region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - 33 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth - 0.61% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £22,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,750
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +5.34%
Qualifications Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
104 60 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 26.67% 36.81% 33.51%
Number of salaries quoted 100 56 62
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,600 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSA
Hampshire

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 18 April 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
2 6 (85.71%) MCSE
2 6 (85.71%) MCP
2 6 (85.71%) MCITP
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 8
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) MS Office
3 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (71.43%) Windows XP
3 5 (71.43%) CCNA
3 5 (71.43%) McAfee
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (71.43%) Backup Exec
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
4 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (14.29%) vSphere
5 1 (14.29%) VLAN
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) WSUS
5 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Office
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
3 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 1 (14.29%) VLAN
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Support Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Field Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Field Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Server Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Server Support Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Server Support
2 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 8
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) MCSE
2 6 (85.71%) MCP
2 6 (85.71%) MCITP
3 5 (71.43%) CCNA
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Backup Exec
2 1 (14.29%) WSUS
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) McAfee
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) VMware