Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 186 214
Rank change year-on-year -23 +28 -24
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 62 74 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.90% 1.18% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.31% 3.24% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 52 52 52
Hampshire median annual salary £37,250 £35,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.43% -16.17% +63.73%
10th Percentile £29,150 £26,300 £25,025
90th Percentile £43,550 £52,500 £51,125
South East median annual salary £37,250 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -0.67% -6.25% +21.21%

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 1,872 2,285 2,225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 27.30% 36.49% 32.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,451 1,842 1,853
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +3.66%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -3 33 £38,750 -22.50% 6
Farnborough -1 11 £35,500 +20.34%
Portsmouth - 6 £37,000 -
Basingstoke -16 4 £33,125 -30.26%
Fareham -13 2 £31,000 +10.71% 1
Eastleigh - 1 £34,000 - 1
MCSA
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 62 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 51 (82.26%) Microsoft
3 45 (72.58%) ITIL
4 44 (70.97%) Windows
5 36 (58.06%) VMware
5 36 (58.06%) VMware Infrastructure
6 35 (56.45%) Windows Server
7 32 (51.61%) MS Exchange
8 29 (46.77%) LAN
8 29 (46.77%) WAN
9 28 (45.16%) CCNA
9 28 (45.16%) Active Directory
9 28 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
10 26 (41.94%) Hyper-V
11 23 (37.10%) NetApp
11 23 (37.10%) PRINCE2
12 22 (35.48%) Driving Licence
13 20 (32.26%) MCSE
14 19 (30.65%) CCA
14 19 (30.65%) Citrix Certification
14 19 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
15 16 (25.81%) VoIP
15 16 (25.81%) Data Centre
16 15 (24.19%) Cisco
16 15 (24.19%) Citrix
17 13 (20.97%) SQL
17 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
18 12 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
18 12 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
19 11 (17.74%) SQL Server

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 32 (51.61%) MS Exchange
2 12 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (8.06%) Skype for Business
5 4 (6.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.61%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.61%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.74%) Office 365
2 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.61%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (46.77%) LAN
1 29 (46.77%) WAN
2 16 (25.81%) VoIP
3 7 (11.29%) TCP/IP
4 4 (6.45%) VPN
5 3 (4.84%) SAN
6 2 (3.23%) DHCP
6 2 (3.23%) DNS
6 2 (3.23%) Firewall
6 2 (3.23%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (1.61%) Internet
7 1 (1.61%) Network Security
7 1 (1.61%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.61%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.23%) OLAP
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2016
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.61%) Big Data
3 1 (1.61%) MySQL
General
1 2 (3.23%) Electronics
2 1 (1.61%) Finance
2 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 26 (41.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 15 (24.19%) IT Engineer
3 13 (20.97%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (20.97%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (20.97%) Senior IT Engineer
4 11 (17.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 11 (17.74%) Analyst
5 10 (16.13%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (16.13%) Service Analyst
5 10 (16.13%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (16.13%) Support Engineer
5 10 (16.13%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (11.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (11.29%) Infrastructure Support
8 6 (9.68%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 6 (9.68%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 5 (8.06%) Citrix Engineer
9 5 (8.06%) Data Centre Engineer
9 5 (8.06%) Senior Citrix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 22 (35.48%) Driving Licence
2 16 (25.81%) Data Centre
3 9 (14.52%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.45%) Blackberry
5 4 (6.45%) Clustering
6 2 (3.23%) PKI
7 1 (1.61%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 44 (70.97%) Windows
2 35 (56.45%) Windows Server
3 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (14.52%) Linux
6 6 (9.68%) SUSE
7 5 (8.06%) Unix
8 3 (4.84%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.61%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (72.58%) ITIL
2 23 (37.10%) PRINCE2
3 19 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (14.52%) Release Management
5 6 (9.68%) Strategic Planning
6 5 (8.06%) Change Management
6 5 (8.06%) Data Centre Operations
6 5 (8.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (8.06%) Mentoring
6 5 (8.06%) Server Virtualisation
7 4 (6.45%) Capacity Management
7 4 (6.45%) High Availability
7 4 (6.45%) Migration
7 4 (6.45%) Performance Management
7 4 (6.45%) Presales
7 4 (6.45%) Project Management
7 4 (6.45%) Security Patching
8 2 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.23%) ITIL V3
8 2 (3.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.97%) SQL
2 9 (14.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 62 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (45.16%) CCNA
2 28 (45.16%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (32.26%) MCSE
4 19 (30.65%) CCA
4 19 (30.65%) Citrix Certification
5 10 (16.13%) MCP
5 10 (16.13%) Security Cleared
6 9 (14.52%) SC Cleared
7 5 (8.06%) Degree
7 5 (8.06%) MCITP
8 4 (6.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (4.84%) A+ Certification
9 3 (4.84%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (3.23%) CISSP
10 2 (3.23%) DBS Check
10 2 (3.23%) DV Cleared
10 2 (3.23%) HNC
10 2 (3.23%) HND
10 2 (3.23%) MCTS
System Software
1 36 (58.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (45.16%) Active Directory
3 26 (41.94%) Hyper-V
4 8 (12.90%) vSphere
5 2 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) DatAdvantage
1 4 (6.45%) Failover Clustering
1 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Clustering
1 4 (6.45%) SCCM
1 4 (6.45%) SCOM
1 4 (6.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (82.26%) Microsoft
2 36 (58.06%) VMware
3 23 (37.10%) NetApp
4 15 (24.19%) Cisco
4 15 (24.19%) Citrix
5 10 (16.13%) Dell
5 10 (16.13%) Juniper
6 9 (14.52%) Dell Compellent
7 4 (6.45%) Trend Micro
7 4 (6.45%) Varonis
8 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.23%) McAfee
10 1 (1.61%) Adobe
10 1 (1.61%) Apple
10 1 (1.61%) Avaya
10 1 (1.61%) Draytek
10 1 (1.61%) Sage
10 1 (1.61%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.61%) Sophos