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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - 69 71
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 0 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset - 0.16% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.71% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 6
Average salary - £32,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
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
137 140 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 27.29% 23.03% 33.04%
Number of salaries quoted 124 113 215
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) MCP
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) HND
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (25.00%) DTV
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Electronics
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Practice Management
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) DTV
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Practice Management
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (25.00%) Document Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) MCP
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) HND
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SAP