The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 72 72 85
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 14 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.78% 1.65% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.17% 4.39% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 5
Average salary £42,500 £33,163 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.15% -21.04%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +11.11%
MCSA
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Qualifications Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
336 342 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 42.64% 37.67% 30.35%
Number of salaries quoted 225 312 235
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £27,100 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £63,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

MCSA
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Southampton region.

MCSA Salary Trend in Southampton

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 40 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (90.00%) MCSE
3 33 (82.50%) VMware
3 33 (82.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (82.50%) Hyper-V
4 31 (77.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 31 (77.50%) vSphere
4 31 (77.50%) vCloud
4 31 (77.50%) Office 365
4 31 (77.50%) Private Cloud
4 31 (77.50%) HP
4 31 (77.50%) NetApp
5 21 (52.50%) MCITP
6 20 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 20 (50.00%) CCNA
6 20 (50.00%) Cisco
7 18 (45.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (37.50%) Service Management
9 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
9 9 (22.50%) Windows
10 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (15.00%) ITIL
11 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
12 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
12 5 (12.50%) MCP
13 4 (10.00%) SQL
13 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
13 4 (10.00%) SLA
13 4 (10.00%) Firewall

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Office
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 31 (77.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 31 (77.50%) Office 365
2 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) Firewall
1 4 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (2.50%) Retail
1 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (72.50%) Consultant
2 15 (37.50%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 15 (37.50%) Senior Consultant
2 15 (37.50%) Technical Consultant
3 14 (35.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 14 (35.00%) Cloud Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (7.50%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) IT Support
6 3 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.00%) Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.00%) IT Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 31 (77.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (7.50%) Windows 8
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Service Management
2 6 (15.00%) ITIL
3 4 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (2.50%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.00%) SQL
1 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (90.00%) MCSE
3 21 (52.50%) MCITP
4 20 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (50.00%) CCNA
5 18 (45.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (12.50%) MCP
7 4 (10.00%) Degree
8 3 (7.50%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (82.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 33 (82.50%) Hyper-V
2 31 (77.50%) vSphere
2 31 (77.50%) vCloud
3 6 (15.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 33 (82.50%) VMware
2 31 (77.50%) HP
2 31 (77.50%) NetApp
3 20 (50.00%) Cisco
4 9 (22.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.00%) Citrix
Southampton
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago