Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 November 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 > Dorset
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 93 79
Rank change year-on-year -9 -14 +17
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 2 12 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.18% 1.13% 2.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.68% 6.52% 12.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 34
Dorset median annual salary £27,250 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.29% +8.57% -
10th Percentile £20,125 £21,950 £24,850
90th Percentile £35,775 £50,000 £41,875
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 Dorset with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Dorset
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 296 184 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 26.15% 17.28% 23.86%
Number of salaries quoted 236 139 238
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £50,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Dorset

MCSA
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Dorset

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSA in Dorset over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSA in Dorset

MCSA
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 21 November 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
Bournemouth +5 1 £19,500 -
Poole -12 1 £35,000 -22.22%
MCSA
South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Dorset region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Advertising
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) IBM

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware