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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 69 72 70
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 14 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.93% 1.82% 2.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.53% 4.50% 4.99%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 18
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £32,831
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +29.44%
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.35% -2.85%
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
253 311 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 34.90% 40.49% 40.56%
Number of salaries quoted 239 228 325
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,325
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,750 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £51,600 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Southampton

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT jobs citing MCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 19 (90.48%) MCSE
2 19 (90.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 19 (90.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (90.48%) Hyper-V
3 17 (80.95%) Office 365
4 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 14 (66.67%) Citrix
5 12 (57.14%) CCA
5 12 (57.14%) Citrix Certification
5 12 (57.14%) Windows
5 12 (57.14%) XenApp
6 11 (52.38%) Cisco
6 11 (52.38%) HP
7 10 (47.62%) SAN
7 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (42.86%) MCITP
8 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (42.86%) CCNA
9 7 (33.33%) NetApp
9 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (33.33%) vSphere
9 7 (33.33%) Private Cloud
9 7 (33.33%) vCloud
10 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
10 4 (19.05%) Dell
11 2 (9.52%) CCEA
11 2 (9.52%) IBM

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 17 (80.95%) Office 365
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) SAN
2 2 (9.52%) NetScaler
2 2 (9.52%) Skype
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Consultant
2 10 (47.62%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 7 (33.33%) Cloud Consultant
3 7 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Field Service Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Field Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (4.76%) ERP
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (90.48%) MCSE
2 19 (90.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 12 (57.14%) CCA
3 12 (57.14%) Citrix Certification
4 9 (42.86%) CCNA
4 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (42.86%) MCITP
5 2 (9.52%) CCEA
5 2 (9.52%) MCP
6 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
6 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (90.48%) Hyper-V
1 19 (90.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (57.14%) XenApp
3 7 (33.33%) vCloud
3 7 (33.33%) vSphere
4 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
5 2 (9.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) FortiGate
1 2 (9.52%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) VMware
2 14 (66.67%) Citrix
2 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (52.38%) Cisco
3 11 (52.38%) HP
4 7 (33.33%) NetApp
5 4 (19.05%) Dell
6 2 (9.52%) Dell Compellent
6 2 (9.52%) IBM
6 2 (9.52%) Veeam