Period
to 15 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 East > Hampshire
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 219 191 169
Rank change year-on-year -28 -22 +37
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 37 58 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.57% 0.99% 1.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.75% 3.22% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 37 55 102
Hampshire median annual salary £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.08% - -23.53%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £38,750 £43,750 £52,500
South East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%

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 Hampshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Hampshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,120 1,802 2,525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 32.89% 30.64% 36.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,585 1,469 2,128
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +2.27%

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Hampshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Hampshire

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

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

Salary histogram for MCSA in Hampshire

MCSA
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Hampshire 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
Basingstoke -26 8 £34,250 -19.41%
Southampton -18 7 £28,000 -11.81%
Fareham +7 3 £32,000 +3.23% 1
Winchester +6 2 £49,250 +118.89%
Romsey - 2 £31,500 -
Andover - 2 £27,000 -
MCSA
South East

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 Hampshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 37 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (94.59%) Microsoft
3 33 (89.19%) Windows
4 22 (59.46%) ITIL
5 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
6 17 (45.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
9 13 (35.14%) VMware
10 12 (32.43%) MCSE
10 12 (32.43%) Hyper-V
10 12 (32.43%) Mentoring
11 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
11 11 (29.73%) Service Management
11 11 (29.73%) ITSM
12 10 (27.03%) AS400
12 10 (27.03%) MCP
12 10 (27.03%) Blackberry
12 10 (27.03%) IBM
12 10 (27.03%) Coaching
12 10 (27.03%) iSeries
12 10 (27.03%) Server Patching
12 10 (27.03%) Windows 8
12 10 (27.03%) Mobile Device Management
12 10 (27.03%) iPad
12 10 (27.03%) iPhone
12 10 (27.03%) Ivanti
12 10 (27.03%) Windows Mobile
12 10 (27.03%) Incident Management
12 10 (27.03%) Self-Motivation

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 (13.51%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Office 365
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) Firewall
2 6 (16.22%) SAN
3 5 (13.51%) Network Security
4 3 (8.11%) LAN
4 3 (8.11%) WAN
5 2 (5.41%) iSCSI
5 2 (5.41%) VPN
5 2 (5.41%) Wireless
6 1 (2.70%) DHCP
6 1 (2.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (29.73%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (18.92%) Legal
2 5 (13.51%) Retail
3 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) 2nd Line Support
1 10 (27.03%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 10 (27.03%) Analyst
1 10 (27.03%) Support Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (18.92%) Support Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Data Centre Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) IT Support
6 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) IT Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 3 (8.11%) 3rd Line Support Technician
7 3 (8.11%) Server Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Support Technician
7 3 (8.11%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) .NET
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) AS400
1 10 (27.03%) Blackberry
1 10 (27.03%) iPad
1 10 (27.03%) iPhone
1 10 (27.03%) iSeries
1 10 (27.03%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (18.92%) Data Centre
3 6 (16.22%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 33 (89.19%) Windows
2 17 (45.95%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (40.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (37.84%) Windows Server
5 10 (27.03%) Windows 8
5 10 (27.03%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
7 2 (5.41%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) ITIL
2 12 (32.43%) Mentoring
3 11 (29.73%) ITSM
3 11 (29.73%) Service Management
4 10 (27.03%) Coaching
4 10 (27.03%) Incident Management
4 10 (27.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 10 (27.03%) Mobile Device Management
4 10 (27.03%) Server Patching
5 5 (13.51%) Project Management
6 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
6 2 (5.41%) Business Development
6 2 (5.41%) High Availability
6 2 (5.41%) Migration
6 2 (5.41%) Server Management
7 1 (2.70%) ITIL V3
7 1 (2.70%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.70%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (2.70%) Software Deployment
7 1 (2.70%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (32.43%) MCSE
3 10 (27.03%) MCP
4 7 (18.92%) A+ Certification
4 7 (18.92%) Degree
4 7 (18.92%) Network+ Certification
5 6 (16.22%) CompTIA Security+
5 6 (16.22%) MCTS
6 4 (10.81%) DBS Check
6 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
6 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
7 3 (8.11%) CCNA
7 3 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (5.41%) MCDBA
8 2 (5.41%) MCITP
8 2 (5.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (2.70%) HNC
9 1 (2.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) GDPR
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (51.35%) Active Directory
2 12 (32.43%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.41%) vSphere
5 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (2.70%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 35 (94.59%) Microsoft
2 13 (35.14%) VMware
3 10 (27.03%) IBM
3 10 (27.03%) Ivanti
4 4 (10.81%) Apple
4 4 (10.81%) Cisco
5 3 (8.11%) HP
6 2 (5.41%) Dell
6 2 (5.41%) Meraki
7 1 (2.70%) F5
7 1 (2.70%) iManage