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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 53 57 69
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 7 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.45% 1.55% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.51% 6.87% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 3
Median salary £28,500 £42,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.94% +28.78%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
127 131 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 26.24% 22.55% 26.94%
Number of salaries quoted 111 125 147
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £45,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -6.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £32,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 11 (100.00%) CCNA
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (81.82%) Cisco
4 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
4 8 (72.73%) VoIP
4 8 (72.73%) CCNP
4 8 (72.73%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
6 2 (18.18%) SAN
6 2 (18.18%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 1 (9.09%) DNS
7 1 (9.09%) SLA
7 1 (9.09%) IBM
7 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
7 1 (9.09%) Dell
7 1 (9.09%) Citrix
7 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (9.09%) Linux
7 1 (9.09%) MCSE
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
7 1 (9.09%) ITIL
7 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
7 1 (9.09%) DHCP
7 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
7 1 (9.09%) NetApp
7 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X

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 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) VoIP
2 2 (18.18%) SAN
2 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) DHCP
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (9.09%) OSPF
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Network Engineer
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco Support
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Engineer
2 8 (72.73%) Network Support
2 8 (72.73%) Network Support Engineer
2 8 (72.73%) Support Engineer
2 8 (72.73%) VoIP Engineer
2 8 (72.73%) VoIP Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Storage Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
1 2 (18.18%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
2 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) CCNA
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (72.73%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (9.09%) DBS Check
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) MCITP
3 1 (9.09%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 9001
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
1 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Backup Exec
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
1 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
1 1 (9.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Apple
4 1 (9.09%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) Huawei
4 1 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Meru Networks
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Riverbed
4 1 (9.09%) Sophos
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec