The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 64 79 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 21 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.45% 1.32% -
As % of the Qualifications category 6.18% 4.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 0
Average salary £32,500 £24,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.41% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Qualifications Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
340 290 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 39.63% 31.83% 34.06%
Number of salaries quoted 298 282 286
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSA
Hampshire

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
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Southampton

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 37 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (94.59%) Windows
3 30 (81.08%) Microsoft
4 27 (72.97%) MCSE
5 24 (64.86%) Active Directory
6 23 (62.16%) HP
7 21 (56.76%) VMware
8 20 (54.05%) SLA
9 17 (45.95%) MCITP
10 15 (40.54%) Dell
10 15 (40.54%) IBM
10 15 (40.54%) MS Excel
10 15 (40.54%) MS Exchange
11 14 (37.84%) Incident Management
11 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (35.14%) Windows 7
12 13 (35.14%) ITIL
12 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (35.14%) Service Delivery
13 11 (29.73%) Cisco
13 11 (29.73%) Windows 8
13 11 (29.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 10 (27.03%) Root Cause Analysis
15 9 (24.32%) Resource Management
15 9 (24.32%) Problem Management
15 9 (24.32%) Citrix
15 9 (24.32%) Service Management
16 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
16 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
17 7 (18.92%) DNS

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 15 (40.54%) MS Exchange
2 8 (21.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (16.22%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
5 4 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (5.41%) IIS
6 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (5.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (40.54%) MS Excel
2 6 (16.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) DNS
2 6 (16.22%) LAN
2 6 (16.22%) WAN
3 3 (8.11%) Firewall
4 2 (5.41%) IPsec
4 2 (5.41%) VPN
4 2 (5.41%) SSL
5 1 (2.70%) VLAN
5 1 (2.70%) SAN
5 1 (2.70%) DHCP
5 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (13.51%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (32.43%) Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Consultant
2 9 (24.32%) Junior
3 8 (21.62%) Junior Consultant
3 8 (21.62%) Support Engineer
3 8 (21.62%) Technical Consultant
4 7 (18.92%) Junior Technical Consultant
4 7 (18.92%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Network Operations Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) IT Support
6 5 (13.51%) Network Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (8.11%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
9 1 (2.70%) Junior Support Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 1 (2.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Clustering
2 1 (2.70%) Fat Client
2 1 (2.70%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (94.59%) Windows
2 14 (37.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (35.14%) Windows 7
3 13 (35.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (29.73%) Windows 8
5 6 (16.22%) UNIX
5 6 (16.22%) Linux
5 6 (16.22%) Mac OS
5 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (10.81%) Windows XP
6 4 (10.81%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Incident Management
2 13 (35.14%) ITIL
2 13 (35.14%) Service Delivery
3 10 (27.03%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (24.32%) Resource Management
4 9 (24.32%) Problem Management
4 9 (24.32%) Service Management
5 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
5 6 (16.22%) Business Continuity
5 6 (16.22%) Identity Management
5 6 (16.22%) Capacity Management
6 4 (10.81%) Change Management
7 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (72.97%) MCSE
3 17 (45.95%) MCITP
4 11 (29.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (18.92%) MCP
6 6 (16.22%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (16.22%) CCNA
7 5 (13.51%) Server+ Certification
8 4 (10.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (5.41%) MCDST
9 2 (5.41%) MCTS
10 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (54.05%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (64.86%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (81.08%) Microsoft
2 23 (62.16%) HP
3 21 (56.76%) VMware
4 15 (40.54%) Dell
4 15 (40.54%) IBM
5 11 (29.73%) Cisco
6 9 (24.32%) Citrix
7 6 (16.22%) Apple
8 4 (10.81%) ProCurve
9 2 (5.41%) Pegasus
10 1 (2.70%) Veeam
10 1 (2.70%) Symantec
Southampton, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £27500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago