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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 65 69 71
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 8 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.34% 1.27% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.30% 3.96% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 3
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +42.85%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
151 202 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 25.29% 32.06% 26.07%
Number of salaries quoted 106 180 150
Median salary £35,000 £38,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £43,000
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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bath +3 1 £27,500 -15.38%
Clevedon - 1 £35,000 -
Minehead - 1 £21,583 -
Taunton - 1 £32,500 -
MCSA
South West

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (85.00%) SQL
2 17 (85.00%) SQL Server
3 15 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 15 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (50.00%) MCP
5 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (45.00%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
8 6 (30.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (30.00%) SSDT
8 6 (30.00%) GitHub
8 6 (30.00%) RedGate
8 6 (30.00%) Sage 1000
8 6 (30.00%) Web Development
8 6 (30.00%) TDD
8 6 (30.00%) Sage
8 6 (30.00%) Intranet
8 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
8 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
8 6 (30.00%) MCSE
8 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
8 6 (30.00%) ERP
8 6 (30.00%) .NET
8 6 (30.00%) C#

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 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Intranet
2 2 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) Skype
3 1 (5.00%) SSL
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) VLAN
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (85.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (45.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (30.00%) SSDT
6 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (15.00%) OLAP
6 3 (15.00%) OLTP
7 1 (5.00%) MySQL
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.00%) tSQLt
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) DBA
2 15 (75.00%) SQL DBA
3 9 (45.00%) Development DBA
4 6 (30.00%) Developer
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Developer
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server DBA
4 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Development DBA
5 2 (10.00%) Administrator
5 2 (10.00%) IT Support
5 2 (10.00%) Senior IT Support
6 1 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 1 (5.00%) IT Technician
6 1 (5.00%) Senior IT Technician
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Support Technician
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Technician
6 1 (5.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
1 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (45.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (30.00%) Data Modelling
2 6 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (30.00%) ERP
2 6 (30.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (30.00%) TDD
2 6 (30.00%) Web Development
3 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Software Distribution
5 1 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) SQL
2 15 (75.00%) T-SQL
3 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
4 6 (30.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (50.00%) MCP
3 6 (30.00%) MCSE
4 2 (10.00%) CCNA
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.00%) CCENT
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (5.00%) Postfix
3 1 (5.00%) Squid
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) WSUS
2 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) RedGate
2 6 (30.00%) Sage
3 3 (15.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Dell
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (5.00%) Veritas