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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 56 61 66
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 11 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 1.96% 1.36% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.05% 5.71% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 1
Average salary £32,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
156 140 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 27.86% 23.77% 31.17%
Number of salaries quoted 140 102 135
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 12 February 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (86.67%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
5 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
5 8 (53.33%) IIS
5 8 (53.33%) MCSE
5 8 (53.33%) ITIL
5 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
6 6 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (40.00%) VB
6 6 (40.00%) MS Access
6 6 (40.00%) VMware
6 6 (40.00%) Performance Management
6 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 6 (40.00%) ITIL V3
6 6 (40.00%) Application Performance Management
7 5 (33.33%) SQL
7 5 (33.33%) SLA
8 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
8 4 (26.67%) VBA
8 4 (26.67%) XML
8 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (26.67%) Finance
8 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
9 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
9 3 (20.00%) Firewall
9 3 (20.00%) VPN
10 2 (13.33%) LAN

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 8 (53.33%) IIS
1 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
2 6 (40.00%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
1 3 (20.00%) VPN
2 2 (13.33%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (13.33%) VoIP
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (40.00%) MS Access
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Applications Support
1 6 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (13.33%) Active Directory Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) IT Systems Administrator
5 2 (13.33%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Senior IT Support
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Server Support Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
5 2 (13.33%) VoIP Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) Application Performance Management
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 6 (40.00%) Performance Management
3 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
4 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) High Availability
4 2 (13.33%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 6 (40.00%) VB
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (53.33%) MCSE
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) CCNP
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (13.33%) MCITP
3 2 (13.33%) MCP
3 2 (13.33%) MCTS
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (13.33%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
1 2 (13.33%) NetBackup
1 2 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (13.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Sophos
3 2 (13.33%) Symantec