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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 78 97 96
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 20 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.83% 0.100% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.13% 0.29% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 20 1 4
Average salary £43,000 £50,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.00% +55.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £50,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £50,000 £41,700
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
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
326 344 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 29.83% 34.30% 33.45%
Number of salaries quoted 281 301 342
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £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 23 January 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 +6 8 £47,500 -5.00%
MCSA
South West

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (64.29%) MCP
3 17 (60.71%) Windows
4 16 (57.14%) SIEM
5 15 (53.57%) ITIL
5 15 (53.57%) Firewall
6 14 (50.00%) CHFI
6 14 (50.00%) PRINCE2
6 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 14 (50.00%) CISSP
7 12 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
7 12 (42.86%) Cisco
7 12 (42.86%) PCI DSS
8 10 (35.71%) MCSE
9 8 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (28.57%) Security Testing
9 8 (28.57%) VMware
10 7 (25.00%) Information Security
10 7 (25.00%) CCNP
10 7 (25.00%) CCNA
10 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
11 6 (21.43%) Security Management
11 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
12 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (17.86%) Cisco IOS
12 5 (17.86%) Degree
12 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
12 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (10.71%) SharePoint
1 3 (10.71%) Lync
1 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (53.57%) Firewall
2 7 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (17.86%) Cisco IOS
4 4 (14.29%) VoIP
5 3 (10.71%) DHCP
5 3 (10.71%) DNS
Development Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Security Manager
1 10 (35.71%) Operations Manager
1 10 (35.71%) Security Operations Manager
2 6 (21.43%) Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) IT Operations Manager
4 4 (14.29%) IT Support
4 4 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 4 (14.29%) Security Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Active Directory Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Administrator
6 2 (7.14%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Management Information System
2 5 (17.86%) Computer Science
3 4 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (7.14%) Statistics
5 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (60.71%) Windows
2 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) SIEM
2 15 (53.57%) ITIL
3 14 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 8 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (28.57%) Security Testing
5 7 (25.00%) Information Security
6 6 (21.43%) Security Management
7 5 (17.86%) Coaching
8 4 (14.29%) Security Architecture
8 4 (14.29%) BCP
8 4 (14.29%) Data Security
9 3 (10.71%) Vulnerability Management
10 2 (7.14%) Change Management
10 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 2 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
11 1 (3.57%) Migration
11 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (64.29%) MCP
3 14 (50.00%) CHFI
3 14 (50.00%) CISSP
4 12 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (35.71%) MCSE
6 7 (25.00%) CCNP
6 7 (25.00%) CCNA
7 5 (17.86%) Degree
7 5 (17.86%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (14.29%) SSCP
8 4 (14.29%) MCDST
9 1 (3.57%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (42.86%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 2 (7.14%) XenApp
4 2 (7.14%) Nmap
4 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (14.29%) Cisco UCCX
1 4 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (7.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (42.86%) Cisco
3 8 (28.57%) VMware
4 5 (17.86%) CheckPoint
5 4 (14.29%) Juniper
5 4 (14.29%) Symantec
5 4 (14.29%) Sophos
6 3 (10.71%) NetApp
7 2 (7.14%) Citrix
8 1 (3.57%) HP
Wiltshire
Wiltshire Council
Salary: From £22,212 to £24,472 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago