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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 68 58 86
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +28
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 11 27 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.59% 3.19% 1.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.82% 7.54% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 10 27 9
Average salary £45,000 £22,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
189 358 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 27.39% 42.32% 31.02%
Number of salaries quoted 165 308 269
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,500 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 23 (100.00%) MCSE
1 23 (100.00%) HP
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 23 (100.00%) NetApp
1 23 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 23 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 23 (100.00%) vSphere
1 23 (100.00%) vCloud
1 23 (100.00%) Office 365
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
1 23 (100.00%) Private Cloud
2 12 (52.17%) Service Management
3 11 (47.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (47.83%) MCITP
3 11 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (47.83%) Cisco
3 11 (47.83%) CCNA

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Cloud Services
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 23 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 19 (82.61%) Consultant
2 18 (78.26%) Senior Consultant
3 12 (52.17%) Technical Consultant
3 12 (52.17%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 7 (30.43%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) Cloud Consultant
5 6 (26.09%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 23 (100.00%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) MCSE
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (47.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (47.83%) MCITP
2 11 (47.83%) CCNA
2 11 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 23 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 23 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 23 (100.00%) vSphere
1 23 (100.00%) vCloud
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) HP
1 23 (100.00%) NetApp
1 23 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (47.83%) Cisco