The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 78 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 11 0 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.00% - 1.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.08% - 6.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 17
Average salary £34,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
MCSA
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
357 262 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 32.60% 25.36% 29.92%
Number of salaries quoted 229 236 265
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Wiltshire

MCSA
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon - 4 £34,000 - 1
Malmesbury - 3 £30,000 -
MCSA
South West

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 31 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (61.29%) ITIL
2 19 (61.29%) Windows
2 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
3 18 (58.06%) SIEM
4 16 (51.61%) CHFI
4 16 (51.61%) MCP
4 16 (51.61%) PRINCE2
4 16 (51.61%) CISSP
5 12 (38.71%) PCI DSS
6 11 (35.48%) Cisco
7 10 (32.26%) MCSE
7 10 (32.26%) Firewall
7 10 (32.26%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (25.81%) Security Testing
8 8 (25.81%) Security Management
8 8 (25.81%) Management Information System
9 7 (22.58%) Information Security
9 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (22.58%) CCNP
9 7 (22.58%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
10 6 (19.35%) SQL
11 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
11 5 (16.13%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
11 5 (16.13%) SCCM
11 5 (16.13%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (16.13%) Degree
11 5 (16.13%) Computer Science

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
1 3 (9.68%) Lync
1 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
1 2 (6.45%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) Firewall
2 7 (22.58%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (16.13%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (9.68%) DHCP
4 3 (9.68%) DNS
5 2 (6.45%) Internet
5 2 (6.45%) MPLS
5 2 (6.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Metasploit
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Analyst
2 10 (32.26%) Operations Manager
2 10 (32.26%) Security Manager
2 10 (32.26%) Security Operations Manager
3 5 (16.13%) IT Operations Manager
3 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (16.13%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Team Leader
4 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) Security Analyst
4 4 (12.90%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Solutions Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Technical Support
5 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Support Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 2 (6.45%) Server Support
6 2 (6.45%) Server Support Analyst
6 2 (6.45%) Security Specialist
6 2 (6.45%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Management Information System
2 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
3 4 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) Clustering
4 2 (6.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
2 5 (16.13%) Windows 8
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (9.68%) Windows 2000
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) ITIL
2 18 (58.06%) SIEM
3 16 (51.61%) PRINCE2
4 10 (32.26%) Kalman Filter
5 8 (25.81%) Security Testing
5 8 (25.81%) Security Management
6 7 (22.58%) Information Security
7 5 (16.13%) Coaching
8 4 (12.90%) Data Security
8 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
8 4 (12.90%) Security Architecture
8 4 (12.90%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (12.90%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Vulnerability Management
9 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
10 2 (6.45%) Ethical Hacking
10 2 (6.45%) Line Management
11 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
11 1 (3.23%) Migration
11 1 (3.23%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) Java
3 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (51.61%) MCP
2 16 (51.61%) CISSP
2 16 (51.61%) CHFI
3 10 (32.26%) MCSE
4 7 (22.58%) CCNP
4 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (16.13%) Degree
5 5 (16.13%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (12.90%) SSCP
7 2 (6.45%) MCITP
7 2 (6.45%) CCNA
7 2 (6.45%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (38.71%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.45%) XenApp
3 2 (6.45%) vSphere
3 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) SCCM
2 3 (9.68%) WSUS
3 2 (6.45%) Nessus
3 2 (6.45%) Nmap
Vendors
1 19 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) Cisco
3 5 (16.13%) CheckPoint
4 4 (12.90%) VMware
5 3 (9.68%) NetApp
5 3 (9.68%) Adobe
6 2 (6.45%) Citrix
6 2 (6.45%) Symantec
6 2 (6.45%) McAfee
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