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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 66 86 84
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -2
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 7 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.94% 1.15% 1.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.26% 3.17% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 20
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -24.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £37,200 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,950 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +2.94%

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
215 378 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 28.86% 36.24% 30.08%
Number of salaries quoted 190 333 290
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Wiltshire region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

MCSA
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +11 2 £40,000 +23.07%
Chippenham - 2 £33,750 -
Salisbury - 2 £37,500 -
MCSA
South West

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing MCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (91.67%) Windows
3 29 (80.56%) Firewall
4 28 (77.78%) ITIL
4 28 (77.78%) MS Excel
4 28 (77.78%) CCNA
4 28 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (72.22%) Security Cleared
6 24 (66.67%) SC Cleared
6 24 (66.67%) MCSE
6 24 (66.67%) VMware
7 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
8 20 (55.56%) Office 365
9 18 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (44.44%) MS Exchange
10 16 (44.44%) Driving Licence
10 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
11 14 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2007
11 14 (38.89%) TCP/IP
12 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
13 11 (30.56%) CESG
13 11 (30.56%) Windows Server
14 10 (27.78%) DNS
14 10 (27.78%) DHCP
15 8 (22.22%) FTP
15 8 (22.22%) HTTP
15 8 (22.22%) SMTP
15 8 (22.22%) SQL

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 14 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2007
2 14 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 28 (77.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (55.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (80.56%) Firewall
2 14 (38.89%) TCP/IP
3 10 (27.78%) DHCP
3 10 (27.78%) DNS
4 8 (22.22%) DMZ
4 8 (22.22%) FTP
4 8 (22.22%) HTTP
4 8 (22.22%) Network Security
4 8 (22.22%) SMTP
4 8 (22.22%) X.400
5 5 (13.89%) VLAN
5 5 (13.89%) Wireless
6 3 (8.33%) LAN
6 3 (8.33%) WAN
6 3 (8.33%) WLAN
7 2 (5.56%) SAN
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 18 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 18 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 18 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 6 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Server Support
4 5 (13.89%) Server Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Wintel Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Desktop Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Support
7 1 (2.78%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 16 (44.44%) Driving Licence
2 11 (30.56%) CESG
3 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (22.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 33 (91.67%) Windows
2 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (30.56%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.56%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (77.78%) ITIL
2 8 (22.22%) Ethical Hacking
2 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Management
2 8 (22.22%) Protective Monitoring
2 8 (22.22%) Security Monitoring
3 5 (13.89%) Change Management
3 5 (13.89%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (8.33%) Release Management
4 3 (8.33%) SIEM
5 2 (5.56%) Application Packaging
5 2 (5.56%) Data Encryption
5 2 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.56%) ITIL V3
5 2 (5.56%) ITSM
5 2 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (5.56%) Migration
5 2 (5.56%) Software Deployment
5 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.56%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (77.78%) CCNA
2 28 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (72.22%) Security Cleared
4 24 (66.67%) MCSE
4 24 (66.67%) SC Cleared
5 18 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (22.22%) CEH
6 8 (22.22%) CISSP
6 8 (22.22%) DV Cleared
6 8 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (11.11%) MCITP
8 3 (8.33%) MCP
9 2 (5.56%) Degree
9 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (5.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) ISO 9001
1 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.33%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (66.67%) VMware
2 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (19.44%) Cisco
4 5 (13.89%) Symantec
4 5 (13.89%) Veeam
5 3 (8.33%) Dell
6 2 (5.56%) Apple
6 2 (5.56%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (5.56%) Huawei
6 2 (5.56%) Meru Networks
6 2 (5.56%) Mitel
6 2 (5.56%) Riverbed