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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 67 65 69
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.83% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.91% 0.71% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Average salary £30,000 - £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
172 141 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 28.38% 28.43% 23.13%
Number of salaries quoted 144 123 116
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,853
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +14.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £49,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
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 12 February 2016. 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 - 2 £31,250 -
Frome - 1 £22,000 - 1
Street - 1 £30,000 -
MCSA
South West

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 6 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 6 (75.00%) Apple
4 5 (62.50%) Information Management
4 5 (62.50%) Network Security
4 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (62.50%) MCSE
4 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (25.00%) EqualLogic
5 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
5 2 (25.00%) Line Management
5 2 (25.00%) Aerohive Networks
5 2 (25.00%) Skype
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (25.00%) Wireless
5 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (25.00%) SCCM
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) Dell
6 1 (12.50%) Citrix

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) Skype
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Server Support
2 3 (37.50%) IT Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) IT Support
2 3 (37.50%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) EqualLogic
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Information Management
3 2 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (62.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Apple
3 2 (25.00%) Aerohive Networks
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Meraki
Taunton, Somerset
TRP Research
Salary: £18k - 24k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
Frome
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Yeovil, Somerset
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday