Period
to 15 August 2018

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 15 August 2018 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 75 76
Rank change year-on-year +19 +1 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 7 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 1.38% 0.94% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.46% 2.67% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 6
Devon median annual salary £40,000 £27,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.45% -5.17% +5.45%
10th Percentile £27,250 £19,750 £22,375
90th Percentile £46,750 £37,500 £47,500
South West median annual salary £35,750 £35,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year +2.14% +22.81% -18.57%

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 157 225 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 30.84% 35.38% 30.99%
Number of salaries quoted 119 199 184
Devon median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £24,250 £21,866 £26,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £52,500 £90,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,313
% change year-on-year +6.25% -0.78% +3.37%

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
Salary Histogram in Devon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSA in Devon over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Salary histogram 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 15 August 2018. 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 +26 4 £34,750 +26.36%
MCSA
South West

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT jobs citing MCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Devon region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) Migration
3 5 (71.43%) Office 365
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) Skype
4 4 (57.14%) Skype for Business
4 4 (57.14%) MCITP
4 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
4 4 (57.14%) XenApp
4 4 (57.14%) DNS
4 4 (57.14%) SSL
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco
4 4 (57.14%) IBM
4 4 (57.14%) HP
4 4 (57.14%) Dell
4 4 (57.14%) Citrix
4 4 (57.14%) Avaya
4 4 (57.14%) SAN
4 4 (57.14%) Backup Exec
4 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
4 4 (57.14%) Firewall
5 3 (42.86%) Veeam
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
5 3 (42.86%) Sonus
5 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering

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%) SharePoint
1 4 (57.14%) Skype for Business
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) IaaS
4 1 (14.29%) OneDrive
4 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
1 4 (57.14%) Skype
1 4 (57.14%) SSL
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security
2 2 (28.57%) Unified Communications
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Azure SQL Database
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) IT Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Messaging Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support
2 1 (14.29%) Network Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications Specialist
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Decision-Making
3 2 (28.57%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 2 (28.57%) Storage Management
4 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) MCITP
3 2 (28.57%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
2 4 (57.14%) XenApp
3 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Backup Exec
2 2 (28.57%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Avaya
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) Dell
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) IBM
4 3 (42.86%) Sonus
4 3 (42.86%) Veeam
5 1 (14.29%) Mitel