The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - 64 79
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.54% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.13% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £21,500
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -7.14%
MCSA
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
167 141 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 28.40% 25.27% 21.66%
Number of salaries quoted 142 115 116
Median salary £38,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £22,200 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of job ads across the Somerset region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

MCSA
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Somerset

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing MCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) Apple
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) Information Management
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) Network Security
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Dell
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) Skype
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (40.00%) Aerohive Networks
4 2 (40.00%) EqualLogic
4 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (20.00%) Meraki

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (40.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) Skype
2 2 (40.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) IT Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior IT Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Information Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) Line Management
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Apple
3 2 (40.00%) Aerohive Networks
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Meraki