The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 62 58 59
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.69% 0.75% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.74% 3.05% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 1
Median salary £28,500 £34,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.17% +3.03%
UK excluding London median salary £31,750 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -7.14%
MCSA
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Qualifications Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
146 131 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 25.30% 24.72% 22.71%
Number of salaries quoted 127 101 107
Median salary £45,000 £39,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of job ads across the Swindon region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

MCSA
Salary Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Swindon region.

MCSA Salary Trend in Swindon

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Swindon

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 Swindon region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 11 (68.75%) Windows
3 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
4 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
5 8 (50.00%) ITIL
5 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
6 7 (43.75%) MCSE
6 7 (43.75%) IIS
6 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
7 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (37.50%) CCNA
7 6 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (37.50%) VB
7 6 (37.50%) MS Access
7 6 (37.50%) Performance Management
7 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
7 6 (37.50%) Application Performance Management
7 6 (37.50%) ITIL V3
8 5 (31.25%) SQL
8 5 (31.25%) SLA
8 5 (31.25%) Cisco
8 5 (31.25%) VMware
9 4 (25.00%) Project Management
9 4 (25.00%) Firewall
9 4 (25.00%) Finance
9 4 (25.00%) CCNP
9 4 (25.00%) VoIP
9 4 (25.00%) VBA
9 4 (25.00%) XML

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 8 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (43.75%) IIS
3 6 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
5 2 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (68.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
1 4 (25.00%) VoIP
2 3 (18.75%) VPN
3 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) OSPF
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) MS Access
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Support Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Applications Support
3 5 (31.25%) Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco Support
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Network Support
4 4 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 4 (25.00%) VoIP Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) VoIP Support Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Application Performance Management
2 6 (37.50%) ITIL V3
2 6 (37.50%) Performance Management
3 4 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 4 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.25%) High Availability
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
1 6 (37.50%) VB
2 5 (31.25%) SQL
3 4 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (43.75%) MCSE
3 6 (37.50%) CCNA
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (25.00%) CCNP
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (6.25%) DBS Check
5 1 (6.25%) MCITP
5 1 (6.25%) MCP
5 1 (6.25%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
1 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix
3 1 (6.25%) Dell
3 1 (6.25%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) NetApp
3 1 (6.25%) Sophos
3 1 (6.25%) Symantec
Swindon, Wiltshire
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