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 3 months to 29 April 2017 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 138 159
Rank change year-on-year -6 +21  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 27 49 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.88% 1.43% 1.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.92% 4.24% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 24 48 38
Median salary £32,500 £27,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -19.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £23,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £45,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +19.04% -3.07%  

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 Hampshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Hampshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 924 1157 1370
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 29.98% 33.86% 36.07%
Number of salaries quoted 753 962 1102
Median salary £41,000 £38,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.89% -10.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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 3 months to 29 April 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
Southampton +23 11 £30,000 -29.41% 4
Fareham -5 3 £26,250 +2.94%
Winchester +4 2 £22,500 -47.05% 2
Farnborough - 2 - - 1
Fleet -4 1 £41,500 -2.35% 1
Basingstoke -5 1 £32,500 -13.33%
MCSA
South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 47 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (76.60%) Windows
3 31 (65.96%) Active Directory
4 30 (63.83%) Microsoft
5 26 (55.32%) VMware
6 23 (48.94%) Windows Server
7 20 (42.55%) CCNA
7 20 (42.55%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (40.43%) MCSE
8 19 (40.43%) Office 365
8 19 (40.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (36.17%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (36.17%) Hyper-V
10 16 (34.04%) ITIL
10 16 (34.04%) CA
11 15 (31.91%) Cisco
11 15 (31.91%) DHCP
12 14 (29.79%) LAN
12 14 (29.79%) WAN
13 13 (27.66%) Telecoms
14 11 (23.40%) DNS
14 11 (23.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 9 (19.15%) Citrix
15 9 (19.15%) Dell
15 9 (19.15%) SQL
15 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
15 9 (19.15%) SAN
16 8 (17.02%) NetApp
16 8 (17.02%) PowerShell
16 8 (17.02%) Root Cause Analysis

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 7 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.26%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (6.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 19 (40.43%) Office 365
2 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.91%) DHCP
2 14 (29.79%) LAN
2 14 (29.79%) WAN
3 11 (23.40%) DNS
4 9 (19.15%) SAN
5 7 (14.89%) Firewall
6 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
7 1 (2.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.13%) DTS
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 13 (27.66%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.51%) Electronics
2 4 (8.51%) Military
3 3 (6.38%) Law
4 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (14.89%) Analyst
2 7 (14.89%) Consultant
2 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 6 (12.77%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Administrator
4 5 (10.64%) IT Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Project Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Service Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Developer
6 3 (6.38%) DevOps Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) DevOps Developer
6 3 (6.38%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) IT Support
6 3 (6.38%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.26%) Infrastructure Support
7 2 (4.26%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) CSS
1 2 (4.26%) HTML
1 2 (4.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (10.64%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (8.51%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.51%) Driving Licence
3 3 (6.38%) PKI
3 3 (6.38%) Virtual Team
4 2 (4.26%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.13%) Clustering
5 1 (2.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (76.60%) Windows
2 23 (48.94%) Windows Server
3 19 (40.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (17.02%) Windows 10
5 3 (6.38%) Data ONTAP
6 2 (4.26%) Linux
6 2 (4.26%) SUSE
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) ITIL
2 8 (17.02%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (14.89%) Information Security
4 6 (12.77%) Data Protection
5 5 (10.64%) Release Management
6 4 (8.51%) High Availability
6 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.51%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (6.38%) DevOps
8 2 (4.26%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (4.26%) Presales
8 2 (4.26%) Time Management
8 2 (4.26%) Visualisation
9 1 (2.13%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (2.13%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.13%) GAP Analysis
9 1 (2.13%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (2.13%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.13%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.15%) SQL
2 8 (17.02%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (42.55%) CCNA
2 20 (42.55%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (40.43%) MCSE
4 11 (23.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (14.89%) CCA
5 7 (14.89%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (14.89%) Security Cleared
6 6 (12.77%) MCP
6 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
7 5 (10.64%) A+ Certification
7 5 (10.64%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (8.51%) HNC
8 4 (8.51%) HND
9 3 (6.38%) NCDA
10 2 (4.26%) Degree
11 1 (2.13%) CompTIA Security+
11 1 (2.13%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (65.96%) Active Directory
2 17 (36.17%) Hyper-V
2 17 (36.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (14.89%) XenApp
4 3 (6.38%) vSphere
5 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) PowerCLI
2 1 (2.13%) Nessus
2 1 (2.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (63.83%) Microsoft
2 26 (55.32%) VMware
3 16 (34.04%) CA
4 15 (31.91%) Cisco
5 9 (19.15%) Citrix
5 9 (19.15%) Dell
6 8 (17.02%) NetApp
7 6 (12.77%) Juniper
8 5 (10.64%) Dell Compellent
9 3 (6.38%) BMC
9 3 (6.38%) EMC
9 3 (6.38%) Remedy
9 3 (6.38%) SolarWinds
10 2 (4.26%) HP
10 2 (4.26%) Red Hat
11 1 (2.13%) Qualys
Winchester, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £32500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Winchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Leidos
Posted: 11 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Fleet
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £32500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago