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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 99 94 79
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.31% 0.47% 1.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.09% 1.58% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 15
Average salary £22,250 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.55% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £45,000 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-19.46% +14.61%
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
368 317 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 28.22% 29.91% 42.73%
Number of salaries quoted 319 272 448
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 18 September 2014. 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 -2 4 £22,250 -50.55% 1
MCSA
South West

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) MCSE
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (62.50%) MCDST
4 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (50.00%) Juniper
4 4 (50.00%) Symantec
4 4 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (50.00%) Sophos
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco
4 4 (50.00%) CCNA
4 4 (50.00%) MCP
4 4 (50.00%) VoIP
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (37.50%) Line Management
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (37.50%) Network Management
6 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
6 1 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (12.50%) SLA
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) Windows XP

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
1 4 (50.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) IT Support
2 3 (37.50%) IT Manager
3 2 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Line Management
1 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (37.50%) Network Management
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) MCSE
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (62.50%) MCDST
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) CCNA
3 4 (50.00%) MCP
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (12.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
2 4 (50.00%) Symantec
2 4 (50.00%) Sophos
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) HP
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft