Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 230 192 176
Rank change year-on-year -38 -16 +41
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 39 58 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.59% 1.03% 1.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.81% 3.37% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 32 53 85
Hampshire median annual salary £28,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% -6.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,200 £25,250
90th Percentile £46,000 £43,750 £52,500
South East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% 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 2,158 1,722 2,562
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 32.57% 30.43% 38.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,595 1,388 2,126
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% -3.61%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,925 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £65,000
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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -28 8 £28,000 -20.00% 1
Fareham 0 6 £44,000 +41.94%
Farnborough 0 5 - -
Basingstoke -35 4 £34,625 -18.53%
Winchester 0 2 £49,250 +103.09%
Romsey - 2 £31,500 -
Andover - 1 £27,000 -
MCSA
South East

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 39 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 39 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (82.05%) Windows
3 22 (56.41%) MCSE
4 21 (53.85%) VMware
5 18 (46.15%) Mentoring
6 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (41.03%) ITIL
7 15 (38.46%) Active Directory
8 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (28.21%) iSeries
9 11 (28.21%) Incident Management
9 11 (28.21%) Ivanti
9 11 (28.21%) Windows 8
9 11 (28.21%) Coaching
9 11 (28.21%) Server Patching
9 11 (28.21%) Self-Motivation
9 11 (28.21%) IBM
9 11 (28.21%) Service Management
9 11 (28.21%) Firewall
9 11 (28.21%) ITSM
9 11 (28.21%) AS400
10 10 (25.64%) Blackberry
10 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
10 10 (25.64%) Mobile Device Management
10 10 (25.64%) Degree
10 10 (25.64%) Windows Mobile
10 10 (25.64%) iPhone
10 10 (25.64%) iPad

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 8 (20.51%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Office 365
2 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) Firewall
2 9 (23.08%) LAN
2 9 (23.08%) WAN
3 7 (17.95%) SAN
4 5 (12.82%) DHCP
4 5 (12.82%) DNS
5 4 (10.26%) VPN
6 2 (5.13%) iSCSI
6 2 (5.13%) Network Security
6 2 (5.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (10.26%) Legal
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Military
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) 2nd Line Support
1 10 (25.64%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 10 (25.64%) Analyst
1 10 (25.64%) Support Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Server Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Server Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 4 (10.26%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
5 4 (10.26%) IT Support
5 4 (10.26%) Support Technician
5 4 (10.26%) Team Leader
6 3 (7.69%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Technician
6 3 (7.69%) IT Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) AS400
1 11 (28.21%) iSeries
1 11 (28.21%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (25.64%) Blackberry
2 10 (25.64%) iPad
2 10 (25.64%) iPhone
3 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
4 4 (10.26%) Driving Licence
5 2 (5.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 32 (82.05%) Windows
2 16 (41.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (28.21%) Windows 8
5 10 (25.64%) Windows Mobile
5 10 (25.64%) Windows Server
6 3 (7.69%) Windows 10
7 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (46.15%) Mentoring
2 16 (41.03%) ITIL
3 11 (28.21%) Coaching
3 11 (28.21%) Incident Management
3 11 (28.21%) ITSM
3 11 (28.21%) Server Patching
3 11 (28.21%) Service Management
4 10 (25.64%) Mobile Device Management
5 9 (23.08%) Project Management
6 7 (17.95%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (12.82%) Line Management
7 5 (12.82%) Mathematics
7 5 (12.82%) Performance Management
7 5 (12.82%) PRINCE2
7 5 (12.82%) Risk Management
8 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (10.26%) Project Planning
9 2 (5.13%) Business Development
9 2 (5.13%) Release Management
9 2 (5.13%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (56.41%) MCSE
3 10 (25.64%) Degree
4 8 (20.51%) SC Cleared
4 8 (20.51%) Security Cleared
5 6 (15.38%) MCP
5 6 (15.38%) MCTS
5 6 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (12.82%) VCP6
7 4 (10.26%) DBS Check
8 2 (5.13%) A+ Certification
8 2 (5.13%) CompTIA Security+
8 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (5.13%) MCDBA
8 2 (5.13%) MCDST
8 2 (5.13%) MCITP
8 2 (5.13%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (2.56%) CCNA
9 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) GDPR
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 13 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (25.64%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (17.95%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 21 (53.85%) VMware
3 11 (28.21%) IBM
3 11 (28.21%) Ivanti
4 6 (15.38%) Cisco
4 6 (15.38%) HP
5 4 (10.26%) Apple
6 2 (5.13%) Dell
7 1 (2.56%) F5
7 1 (2.56%) Meraki