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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 58 63 52
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 3 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.60% 0.20% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.44% 0.83% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 3
Average salary £42,500 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.78% -5.71%
UK excluding London average salary £33,250 £35,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.75%
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
123 120 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 24.45% 23.58% 18.40%
Number of salaries quoted 106 108 82
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £67,050
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco
4 5 (55.56%) ITIL
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 4 (44.44%) MCSE
5 4 (44.44%) Symantec
5 4 (44.44%) MCITP
5 4 (44.44%) vSphere
6 3 (33.33%) CHFI
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (33.33%) SIEM
6 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (33.33%) Coaching
6 3 (33.33%) Firewall
6 3 (33.33%) Security Management
6 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (33.33%) Security Testing
6 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
6 3 (33.33%) CISSP
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (33.33%) MCP
6 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
6 3 (33.33%) CCNP
6 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
7 2 (22.22%) Internet

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
1 2 (22.22%) IaaS
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Server Support
2 4 (44.44%) Server Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Server Support Analyst
3 3 (33.33%) Security Operations Manager
3 3 (33.33%) Operations Manager
3 3 (33.33%) Security Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Team Leader
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Support Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Server Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Support Team Leader
4 2 (22.22%) Technical Support
4 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) SIEM
2 3 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (33.33%) Coaching
2 3 (33.33%) Security Management
2 3 (33.33%) Security Testing
2 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) MCSE
2 4 (44.44%) MCITP
3 3 (33.33%) CHFI
3 3 (33.33%) CISSP
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (33.33%) MCP
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) vSphere
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (22.22%) NetBackup
1 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
1 2 (22.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco
4 4 (44.44%) Symantec
5 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix
6 2 (22.22%) McAfee
6 2 (22.22%) Sophos