Period
to 17 October 2017

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 6 months to 17 October 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
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 72 82
Rank change year-on-year +2 +10 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 5 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.84% 1.76% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.84% 5.78% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 1
Devon median annual salary £30,000 £36,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +7.46% +13.56%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,750 £32,750
90th Percentile £37,500 £50,500 £34,250
South West median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Devon
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 176 225 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 29.68% 30.41% 24.84%
Number of salaries quoted 151 204 145
Devon median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21,896 £26,075 £19,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £63,750 £48,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

Job postings citing MCSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Devon.

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 6 months to 17 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +1 5 £30,000 -16.67%
MCSA
South West

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Dell
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) MCITP
1 5 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (100.00%) EqualLogic
1 5 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
1 5 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Sonus
2 3 (60.00%) Skype
2 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (40.00%) Veeam
3 2 (40.00%) 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 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) Skype
2 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Communications Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Communications Support Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCITP
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Dell
1 5 (100.00%) EqualLogic
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Sonus
3 2 (40.00%) Veeam