The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
South West / Devon
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 58 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.20% 0.30% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.39% 1.01% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 0
Median salary £27,500 £28,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.50% -  
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £31,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% -4.54%  

MCSA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Devon.

Academic & Professional Certification
Devon
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 118 99 106
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 35.54% 30.00% 28.73%
Number of salaries quoted 106 90 77
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £47,500 £84,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon citing MCSA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Devon

MCSA
Salary Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA in Devon.

Salary trend for MCSA in Devon

MCSA
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Devon region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Exeter - 4 £27,500 -
MCSA
South West

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Devon region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) HP
4 4 (57.14%) Dell
4 4 (57.14%) IBM
4 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (57.14%) DHCP
4 4 (57.14%) DNS
4 4 (57.14%) SAN
4 4 (57.14%) Firewall
4 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) MCITP
4 4 (57.14%) Migration
4 4 (57.14%) iSCSI
4 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
4 4 (57.14%) EqualLogic
4 4 (57.14%) Skype for Business
4 4 (57.14%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (57.14%) Office 365
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
5 3 (42.86%) Unified Communications
6 2 (28.57%) Sonus
6 2 (28.57%) Skype
6 2 (28.57%) Veeam
6 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
1 4 (57.14%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DHCP
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) Fibre Channel
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) iSCSI
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 3 (42.86%) Unified Communications
3 2 (28.57%) Skype
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Communications Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Communications Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) DBA
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Field Service Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) MCITP
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
4 1 (14.29%) CCENT
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) DBS Check
4 1 (14.29%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) HP
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Dell
2 4 (57.14%) EqualLogic
2 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) Sonus
3 2 (28.57%) Veeam
4 1 (14.29%) 3Com
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Draytek
4 1 (14.29%) NETGEAR
4 1 (14.29%) ZyXEL