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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 65 72 69
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 7 11 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.12% 1.41% 2.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.32% 5.05% 9.06%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 26
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +21.42%
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.87%

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
162 218 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 25.88% 27.91% 29.50%
Number of salaries quoted 150 207 231
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £37,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 24 February 2017.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Southampton

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) MCSE
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 7 (70.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (70.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (70.00%) XenApp
2 7 (70.00%) Office 365
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (70.00%) Citrix
2 7 (70.00%) CCA
2 7 (70.00%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (70.00%) SAN
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) Electronics
3 3 (30.00%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (30.00%) CCNA
3 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (30.00%) HNC
3 3 (30.00%) HND
3 3 (30.00%) Driving Licence
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Military
3 3 (30.00%) A+ Certification

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 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Electronics
1 3 (30.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Consultant
1 7 (70.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) MCSE
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (70.00%) CCA
2 7 (70.00%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (70.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (30.00%) A+ Certification
3 3 (30.00%) CCNA
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (30.00%) HNC
3 3 (30.00%) HND
3 3 (30.00%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Hyper-V
1 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (70.00%) XenApp
2 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (70.00%) Citrix
2 7 (70.00%) VMware