Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 236 193 169
Rank change year-on-year -43 -24 +15
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 27 46 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.41% 0.78% 1.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.30% 2.46% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 27 39 107
Hampshire median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.41% -
10th Percentile £26,500 £21,250 £23,125
90th Percentile £38,300 £43,750 £52,500
South East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94% -9.33%

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 2,083 1,868 2,381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 31.78% 31.75% 35.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,518 1,526 1,988
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,125 £24,375
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.35%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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
Southampton -16 9 £32,500 - 1
Basingstoke -17 7 £35,750 -7.74%
Andover - 2 £27,000 -
Romsey - 2 £31,500 - 1
Fareham +7 1 £32,000 +21.90%
Winchester -2 1 £48,500 +115.56% 1
MCSA
South East

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 27 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 22 (81.48%) Windows
4 17 (62.96%) ITIL
5 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
6 15 (55.56%) Windows Server
7 13 (48.15%) Hyper-V
8 12 (44.44%) MCP
8 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
9 11 (40.74%) SQL
9 11 (40.74%) Degree
10 10 (37.04%) Data Centre
11 8 (29.63%) Network+ Certification
11 8 (29.63%) A+ Certification
11 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (25.93%) CompTIA Security+
12 7 (25.93%) VMware
12 7 (25.93%) SCCM
13 6 (22.22%) SAN
13 6 (22.22%) MCSE
13 6 (22.22%) Network Security
13 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
14 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
14 5 (18.52%) Driving Licence
14 5 (18.52%) High Availability
14 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
14 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
14 5 (18.52%) Business Continuity
14 5 (18.52%) Legal
14 5 (18.52%) Retail

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 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
2 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) Network Security
1 6 (22.22%) SAN
2 4 (14.81%) Firewall
3 2 (7.41%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (18.52%) Legal
1 5 (18.52%) Retail
2 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (33.33%) Data Centre Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Active Directory Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) IT Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) IT Support
6 3 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 2 (7.41%) Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (7.41%) Server Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Data Centre
2 5 (18.52%) Driving Licence
3 2 (7.41%) AS400
3 2 (7.41%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.41%) iPad
3 2 (7.41%) iPhone
3 2 (7.41%) iSeries
3 2 (7.41%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 10
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.41%) Windows 8
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) Business Continuity
2 5 (18.52%) High Availability
3 4 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (14.81%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (11.11%) ITSM
4 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 3 (11.11%) Service Management
5 2 (7.41%) Business Development
5 2 (7.41%) Coaching
5 2 (7.41%) Incident Management
5 2 (7.41%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Server Patching
6 1 (3.70%) CRM
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.70%) Migration
6 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) PowerShell
2 5 (18.52%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (44.44%) MCP
3 11 (40.74%) Degree
4 8 (29.63%) A+ Certification
4 8 (29.63%) Network+ Certification
5 7 (25.93%) CompTIA Security+
6 6 (22.22%) MCSE
7 3 (11.11%) CCNA
7 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (11.11%) MCTS
8 2 (7.41%) DBS Check
8 2 (7.41%) MCITP
8 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
8 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
8 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (3.70%) HNC
9 1 (3.70%) HND
9 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (3.70%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 13 (48.15%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (3.70%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.93%) VMware
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco
4 2 (7.41%) Apple
4 2 (7.41%) Dell
4 2 (7.41%) IBM
4 2 (7.41%) Ivanti
4 2 (7.41%) Meraki
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) iManage