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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 72 66 52
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.55% 0.79% 1.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.81% 2.70% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 6
Average salary £22,250 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.55% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £36,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-17.80% +12.30%
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
221 185 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 30.19% 29.23% 27.18%
Number of salaries quoted 184 152 119
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 24 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) MCSE
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) MCP
2 4 (57.14%) VoIP
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) Symantec
2 4 (57.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (57.14%) Sophos
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) MCDST
2 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Network Management
3 3 (42.86%) Line Management

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) VoIP
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) IT Support
2 3 (42.86%) IT Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (42.86%) Network Management
1 3 (42.86%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) MCSE
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) MCDST
2 4 (57.14%) MCP
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco UCCX
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
2 4 (57.14%) Symantec
2 4 (57.14%) Sophos