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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
South West / Dorset
Rank 50 79 77
Rank change year-on-year +29 -2  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.04% 0.42% 2.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.94% 2.00% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 17
Median salary £26,750 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.69% -4.41%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.35% +4.61%  

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 Dorset.

Academic & Professional Certification
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 81 150 228
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 21.15% 21.22% 29.42%
Number of salaries quoted 73 85 203
Median salary £45,000 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.35% -9.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 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
Bournemouth +31 3 £19,500 -40.00% 1
MCSA
South West

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (81.82%) VMware
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (72.73%) MCSE
4 7 (63.64%) Citrix
4 7 (63.64%) SAN
5 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
5 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
6 5 (45.45%) ITIL
6 5 (45.45%) XenApp
7 4 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (36.36%) SCCM
7 4 (36.36%) AppSense
7 4 (36.36%) MCP
7 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
7 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
7 4 (36.36%) HP
7 4 (36.36%) Project Management
7 4 (36.36%) CCA
7 4 (36.36%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (36.36%) CCEA
7 4 (36.36%) EMC
7 4 (36.36%) Presales
8 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
8 3 (27.27%) Linux
8 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
8 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared

MCSA
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) VPN
General
1 2 (18.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
1 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Desktop Support
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Support Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Desktop Support
4 1 (9.09%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Clustering
1 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
5 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
6 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Presales
2 4 (36.36%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (72.73%) MCSE
3 4 (36.36%) CCA
3 4 (36.36%) CCEA
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (36.36%) MCP
3 4 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (27.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 2 (18.18%) CCNA
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (9.09%) CCNP
6 1 (9.09%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) XenApp
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Citrix
3 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) AppSense
4 4 (36.36%) EMC
4 4 (36.36%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
6 1 (9.09%) Dell
6 1 (9.09%) IBM
Bournemouth, Dorset
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: MARKET SALARY
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