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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 78 71 63
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 10 11 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.38% 1.58% 3.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.36% 5.50% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 28
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £24,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +81.81%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
298 200 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 40.99% 28.74% 41.82%
Number of salaries quoted 281 170 306
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £30,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 19 (100.00%) Citrix
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 17 (89.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 17 (89.47%) CCA
2 17 (89.47%) Citrix Certification
2 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 17 (89.47%) MCSE
2 17 (89.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (89.47%) Hyper-V
2 17 (89.47%) XenApp
3 15 (78.95%) Office 365
3 15 (78.95%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (78.95%) SAN
4 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
4 4 (21.05%) HP
4 4 (21.05%) Dell
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) IBM
5 2 (10.53%) CCNA
5 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
5 2 (10.53%) SLA
5 2 (10.53%) CCEA
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (10.53%) MCP
5 2 (10.53%) Finance
5 2 (10.53%) MCITP
5 2 (10.53%) FortiGate

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 15 (78.95%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (10.53%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 15 (78.95%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) SAN
2 2 (10.53%) NetScaler
2 2 (10.53%) Skype
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Consultant
1 15 (78.95%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Field Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) IT Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) IT Support
3 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Support
3 1 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 17 (89.47%) Windows
2 15 (78.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (5.26%) ERP
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (89.47%) CCA
2 17 (89.47%) Citrix Certification
2 17 (89.47%) MCSE
2 17 (89.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (10.53%) CCEA
3 2 (10.53%) CCNA
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.53%) MCITP
3 2 (10.53%) MCP
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (89.47%) Hyper-V
1 17 (89.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 17 (89.47%) XenApp
2 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
3 2 (10.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) FortiGate
1 2 (10.53%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Citrix
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) Dell
2 4 (21.05%) HP
3 2 (10.53%) Dell Compellent
3 2 (10.53%) IBM
3 2 (10.53%) Veeam
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 12 days ago