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

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 73 72 81
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 12 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.58% 2.11% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.22% 7.54% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 8
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +40.35%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
230 252 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 30.22% 28.03% 35.65%
Number of salaries quoted 214 207 298
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 28 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) HP
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (94.12%) MCITP
2 16 (94.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (94.12%) Hyper-V
2 16 (94.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (94.12%) vSphere
2 16 (94.12%) vCloud
2 16 (94.12%) Office 365
2 16 (94.12%) Private Cloud
2 16 (94.12%) NetApp
2 16 (94.12%) MCSE
2 16 (94.12%) Cisco
3 15 (88.24%) CCNA
3 15 (88.24%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (88.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Windows
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.88%) Dell
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.88%) SLA

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 16 (94.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 16 (94.12%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Consultant
2 15 (88.24%) Cloud Consultant
2 15 (88.24%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) Senior Consultant
4 4 (23.53%) Senior Cloud Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (94.12%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (5.88%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (94.12%) MCITP
2 16 (94.12%) MCSE
3 15 (88.24%) CCNA
3 15 (88.24%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (88.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (94.12%) Hyper-V
1 16 (94.12%) vCloud
1 16 (94.12%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (94.12%) vSphere
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) HP
1 17 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 16 (94.12%) NetApp
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
3 1 (5.88%) Dell
3 1 (5.88%) IBM
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft