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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 72 40 60
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +20
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 3 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.39% 2.88% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.58% 10.27% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 6
Average salary £21,000 £46,250 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.59% +44.53%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +17.18%
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
190 146 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 24.80% 28.08% 33.83%
Number of salaries quoted 158 132 195
Average salary £31,000 £37,500 £34,950
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.33% +7.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £20,050 £23,426
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £42,450 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Somerset

MCSA
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -28 3 £21,000 -54.59%
MCSA
South West

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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%) MCP
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) HND
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (25.00%) MCITP
4 1 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (25.00%) CWNA
4 1 (25.00%) Electronics
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (25.00%) SAP

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
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 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) IT Support
3 1 (25.00%) IT Operations Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCP
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) HND
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) CWNA
4 1 (25.00%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (25.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) SAP