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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 93 97 77
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -20
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 8 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.65% 0.28% 1.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.16% 0.89% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 17
Average salary £23,000 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.88% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £45,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +7.69%
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
370 338 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 29.91% 31.04% 43.98%
Number of salaries quoted 319 293 421
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
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 October 2014.

MCSA Salary Histogram 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 20 October 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 +10 8 £23,000 -48.88% 3
MCSA
South West

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) MCSE
3 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (58.33%) Firewall
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (41.67%) Cisco
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) CCNA
5 5 (41.67%) MCDST
6 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 4 (33.33%) Symantec
6 4 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
6 4 (33.33%) Sophos
6 4 (33.33%) MCP
6 4 (33.33%) VoIP
6 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (33.33%) Juniper
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (25.00%) Finance
7 3 (25.00%) BCP
7 3 (25.00%) Line Management
7 3 (25.00%) Degree
7 3 (25.00%) Network Management
7 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) VoIP
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) IT Support
2 3 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (25.00%) Network Management
2 3 (25.00%) Line Management
2 3 (25.00%) BCP
3 1 (8.33%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) MCSE
3 5 (41.67%) CCNA
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (41.67%) MCDST
4 4 (33.33%) MCP
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (8.33%) MCTS
6 1 (8.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 2 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Juniper
3 4 (33.33%) Symantec
3 4 (33.33%) Sophos
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Citrix
Swindon, Wiltshire
Reed Technology Leadership Practice
Salary: £27000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Orchid Wire
Salary: Car or £300p/m Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago