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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 76 85 73
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 3 14 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.38% 1.26% 2.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.21% 3.75% 6.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 19
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -15.58%
UK excluding London median salary £36,750 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.69%

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
247 373 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 31.23% 33.69% 31.52%
Number of salaries quoted 223 333 268
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £55,000 £55,500
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
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 25 February 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
Chippenham - 1 £32,500 -
MCSA
South West

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (92.31%) Firewall
3 23 (88.46%) Windows
4 22 (84.62%) CCNA
4 22 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (76.92%) MS Excel
6 19 (73.08%) ITIL
7 16 (61.54%) MCSE
7 16 (61.54%) Security Cleared
8 15 (57.69%) Office 365
8 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
8 15 (57.69%) VMware
9 14 (53.85%) TCP/IP
9 14 (53.85%) SC Cleared
10 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
10 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (38.46%) DNS
11 10 (38.46%) DHCP
11 10 (38.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (30.77%) Management Information System
12 8 (30.77%) Ethical Hacking
12 8 (30.77%) CEH
12 8 (30.77%) CESG
12 8 (30.77%) FTP
12 8 (30.77%) HTTP
12 8 (30.77%) SMTP
12 8 (30.77%) 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 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
2 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (76.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 15 (57.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (92.31%) Firewall
2 14 (53.85%) TCP/IP
3 10 (38.46%) DHCP
3 10 (38.46%) DNS
4 8 (30.77%) DMZ
4 8 (30.77%) FTP
4 8 (30.77%) HTTP
4 8 (30.77%) Network Security
4 8 (30.77%) SMTP
4 8 (30.77%) X.400
5 5 (19.23%) VLAN
5 5 (19.23%) Wireless
6 3 (11.54%) LAN
6 3 (11.54%) WAN
6 3 (11.54%) WLAN
7 2 (7.69%) SAN
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 9 (34.62%) 3rd Line Support
1 9 (34.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 9 (34.62%) Support Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Network Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 1 (3.85%) Desktop Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (3.85%) IT Support
5 1 (3.85%) IT Support Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Server Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (30.77%) CESG
1 8 (30.77%) Driving Licence
1 8 (30.77%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
4 2 (7.69%) Mac OS X
4 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) ITIL
2 8 (30.77%) Ethical Hacking
2 8 (30.77%) Infrastructure Management
2 8 (30.77%) Protective Monitoring
2 8 (30.77%) Security Monitoring
3 3 (11.54%) SIEM
4 2 (7.69%) Application Packaging
4 2 (7.69%) Change Management
4 2 (7.69%) Data Encryption
4 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL V3
4 2 (7.69%) ITSM
4 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (7.69%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Network Management
4 2 (7.69%) Operations Management
4 2 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.69%) Software Deployment
4 2 (7.69%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (84.62%) CCNA
2 22 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (61.54%) MCSE
3 16 (61.54%) Security Cleared
4 14 (53.85%) SC Cleared
5 10 (38.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (30.77%) CEH
6 8 (30.77%) CISSP
6 8 (30.77%) DV Cleared
6 8 (30.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (15.38%) MCP
8 3 (11.54%) MCITP
9 2 (7.69%) Degree
10 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO 9001
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (26.92%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
1 15 (57.69%) VMware
2 6 (23.08%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) Apple
3 2 (7.69%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (7.69%) Huawei
3 2 (7.69%) Meru Networks
3 2 (7.69%) Mitel
3 2 (7.69%) Riverbed