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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 65 80 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 22 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.59% 0.97% -
As % of the Qualifications category 6.96% 3.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 0
Average salary £22,500 £24,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-19.46% +14.61%
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
316 256 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 37.18% 31.18% 32.50%
Number of salaries quoted 273 254 252
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Southampton

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 39 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (94.87%) Windows
3 32 (82.05%) Microsoft
4 25 (64.10%) MCSE
4 25 (64.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (58.97%) SLA
5 23 (58.97%) HP
5 23 (58.97%) VMware
6 22 (56.41%) ITIL
7 21 (53.85%) MS Excel
8 20 (51.28%) MS Exchange
9 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
9 18 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 17 (43.59%) MCITP
11 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (38.46%) Dell
11 15 (38.46%) MS Office
11 15 (38.46%) Service Delivery
12 14 (35.90%) Problem Management
13 13 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
13 13 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 11 (28.21%) MCP
14 11 (28.21%) Windows 8
15 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (25.64%) Citrix
15 10 (25.64%) IBM
16 9 (23.08%) Service Management
16 9 (23.08%) Windows XP
16 9 (23.08%) Resource Management
16 9 (23.08%) Incident Management

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 20 (51.28%) MS Exchange
2 13 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 15 (38.46%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.95%) DNS
2 5 (12.82%) DHCP
3 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.69%) LAN
3 3 (7.69%) WAN
4 1 (2.56%) SAN
4 1 (2.56%) Firewall
4 1 (2.56%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Support Engineer
2 11 (28.21%) Junior
3 10 (25.64%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (25.64%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 9 (23.08%) Consultant
5 8 (20.51%) Technical Consultant
5 8 (20.51%) Junior Consultant
6 7 (17.95%) Junior Technical Consultant
7 6 (15.38%) Analyst
8 5 (12.82%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (10.26%) IT Support
9 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
9 4 (10.26%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (10.26%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (10.26%) Service Analyst
10 3 (7.69%) Field Engineer
10 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
10 3 (7.69%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.69%) Thin Client
2 3 (7.69%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (94.87%) Windows
2 25 (64.10%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 15 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (28.21%) Windows 8
6 9 (23.08%) Windows XP
7 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
7 6 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (5.13%) Mac OS
8 2 (5.13%) UNIX
8 2 (5.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (56.41%) ITIL
2 15 (38.46%) Service Delivery
3 14 (35.90%) Problem Management
4 9 (23.08%) Incident Management
4 9 (23.08%) Resource Management
4 9 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (23.08%) Service Management
5 6 (15.38%) Change Management
5 6 (15.38%) Capacity Management
6 5 (12.82%) Time Management
6 5 (12.82%) Workflow
6 5 (12.82%) Project Management
7 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.13%) Business Continuity
7 2 (5.13%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (64.10%) MCSE
3 17 (43.59%) MCITP
4 13 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (28.21%) MCP
6 7 (17.95%) MCTS
7 6 (15.38%) CCNA
7 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (7.69%) A+ Certification
9 2 (5.13%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (58.97%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 10 (25.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (20.51%) Hyper-V
4 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 32 (82.05%) Microsoft
2 23 (58.97%) HP
2 23 (58.97%) VMware
3 15 (38.46%) Dell
4 10 (25.64%) Citrix
4 10 (25.64%) IBM
5 6 (15.38%) Cisco
5 6 (15.38%) ProCurve
6 2 (5.13%) Veeam
6 2 (5.13%) Apple
7 1 (2.56%) Pegasus
Southampton, Hampshire
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago