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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 76 83 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 7 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.86% 0.68% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.17% 1.92% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 0
Average salary £40,000 £22,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.82% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
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
221 313 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 27.22% 35.69% 32.85%
Number of salaries quoted 198 288 261
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Southampton

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (75.86%) Windows
3 19 (65.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (62.07%) HP
5 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
5 17 (58.62%) MCSE
6 16 (55.17%) VMware
7 14 (48.28%) ITIL
7 14 (48.28%) MS Office
7 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (48.28%) MS Exchange
8 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (44.83%) Hyper-V
8 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (44.83%) MS Excel
9 12 (41.38%) MCITP
9 12 (41.38%) SLA
10 11 (37.93%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (27.59%) MCP
11 8 (27.59%) Windows XP
12 7 (24.14%) Problem Management
12 7 (24.14%) CCNA
12 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (24.14%) Windows 8
12 7 (24.14%) Cisco
12 7 (24.14%) Dell
12 7 (24.14%) MCTS
12 7 (24.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (20.69%) Active Directory

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (48.28%) MS Exchange
2 11 (37.93%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (48.28%) MS Office
2 13 (44.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (20.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) DHCP
1 5 (17.24%) DNS
2 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Support Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Consultant
3 7 (24.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (24.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (17.24%) Service Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Junior
4 5 (17.24%) Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Support Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (10.34%) Wintel Support
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Wintel Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Junior Support Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Cloud Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Thin Client
1 2 (6.90%) Fat Client
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.90%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Windows
2 19 (65.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (27.59%) Windows XP
6 7 (24.14%) Windows 8
7 4 (13.79%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) ITIL
2 7 (24.14%) Problem Management
3 6 (20.69%) Service Delivery
4 5 (17.24%) Project Management
4 5 (17.24%) Service Management
4 5 (17.24%) Time Management
4 5 (17.24%) Workflow
5 4 (13.79%) Change Management
6 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
6 2 (6.90%) Incident Management
6 2 (6.90%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (58.62%) MCSE
3 12 (41.38%) MCITP
4 8 (27.59%) MCP
5 7 (24.14%) MCTS
5 7 (24.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (24.14%) CCNA
5 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (13.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 3 (10.34%) A+ Certification
8 1 (3.45%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (41.38%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (44.83%) Hyper-V
2 6 (20.69%) vSphere
2 6 (20.69%) vCloud
2 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) HP
2 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
3 16 (55.17%) VMware
4 7 (24.14%) Dell
4 7 (24.14%) Cisco
5 6 (20.69%) NetApp
6 4 (13.79%) ProCurve
7 3 (10.34%) Citrix
8 2 (6.90%) IBM
8 2 (6.90%) Veeam
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