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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
South West / Somerset
Rank 69 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 3 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.54% 1.16% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.59% 3.66% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 0
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%

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
116 191 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 20.90% 31.62% 26.29%
Number of salaries quoted 89 170 121
Median salary £35,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £49,200 £43,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Somerset

MCSA
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Minehead - 1 £21,583 -
Taunton - 1 £32,500 -
MCSA
South West

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (54.55%) Sage
4 6 (54.55%) Intranet
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (54.55%) Web Development
4 6 (54.55%) Sage 1000
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (54.55%) C#
4 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
4 6 (54.55%) .NET
4 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
4 6 (54.55%) ERP
5 4 (36.36%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) MCSE
6 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
6 3 (27.27%) VMware
7 2 (18.18%) Migration
7 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
7 2 (18.18%) WSUS
7 2 (18.18%) HP
7 2 (18.18%) VPN
7 2 (18.18%) CCNA
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco

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 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Apache
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Sage 1000
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Intranet
2 2 (18.18%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) Skype
3 1 (9.09%) SSL
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (9.09%) MySQL
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) DBA
2 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) SQL DBA
2 6 (54.55%) SQL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support
3 2 (18.18%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (9.09%) IT Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Junior DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Senior IT Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Technician
4 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
1 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ERP
1 6 (54.55%) Performance Tuning
1 6 (54.55%) Web Development
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
3 1 (9.09%) Software Distribution
3 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 6 (54.55%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (27.27%) MCSE
3 2 (18.18%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (9.09%) CCENT
4 1 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (9.09%) Postfix
3 1 (9.09%) Squid
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) WSUS
2 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Sage
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco
3 2 (18.18%) HP
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
4 1 (9.09%) Veritas