Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 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
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 167 201
Rank change year-on-year -27 +34 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 48 103 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.80% 1.48% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.59% 4.18% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 44 99 76
Hampshire median annual salary £32,500 £31,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.17% -18.18% +30.51%
10th Percentile £21,775 £23,425 £21,375
90th Percentile £43,750 £52,500 £51,250
South East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - -6.67% +13.64%

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 1855 2465 2640
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 31.00% 35.50% 35.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1520 2055 2131
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% -1.18%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £23,125
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £61,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,900
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.51% +3.29%

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 26 July 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 6 months to 26 July 2017. 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 +26 15 £30,000 -40.00% 2
Fleet +9 7 £41,500 -2.35% 1
Winchester +3 4 £22,500 -47.06%
Fareham -3 4 £28,500 +11.76%
Basingstoke -16 4 £43,000 +10.26%
Farnborough +9 3 £32,500 +14.04%
Havant +4 1 £40,000 +26.98%
Eastleigh - 1 £20,500 - 1
MCSA
South East

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 48 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (79.17%) Windows
3 32 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 32 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 25 (52.08%) Microsoft
5 23 (47.92%) CCNA
5 23 (47.92%) Cisco Certification
6 22 (45.83%) ITIL
7 21 (43.75%) Cisco
8 20 (41.67%) VMware
9 18 (37.50%) DHCP
10 15 (31.25%) CA
10 15 (31.25%) Telecoms
10 15 (31.25%) Office 365
11 14 (29.17%) LAN
11 14 (29.17%) WAN
12 12 (25.00%) DNS
12 12 (25.00%) Hyper-V
13 11 (22.92%) Firewall
13 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (20.83%) Windows 10
14 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
14 10 (20.83%) MCSE
15 9 (18.75%) SQL
15 9 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
16 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
16 8 (16.67%) PowerShell
17 7 (14.58%) Data Protection
17 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
17 7 (14.58%) Information Security

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 6 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.25%) Office 365
2 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.25%) IaaS
4 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (37.50%) DHCP
2 14 (29.17%) LAN
2 14 (29.17%) WAN
3 12 (25.00%) DNS
4 11 (22.92%) Firewall
5 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.25%) Internet
7 2 (4.17%) SAN
8 1 (2.08%) Network Security
8 1 (2.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.17%) Electronics
3 1 (2.08%) Law
3 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) IT Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) IT Support
4 6 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
7 3 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) IT Technician
7 3 (6.25%) Senior IT Technician
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Technician
8 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.17%) IT Support Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Service Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) CSS
1 2 (4.17%) HTML
1 2 (4.17%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.17%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (4.17%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.17%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.08%) PKI
4 1 (2.08%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (79.17%) Windows
2 32 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (20.83%) Windows 10
5 6 (12.50%) Linux
6 5 (10.42%) SUSE
7 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.08%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (2.08%) Unix
8 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) ITIL
2 9 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (14.58%) Data Protection
3 7 (14.58%) Information Security
3 7 (14.58%) Presales
4 5 (10.42%) Visualisation
5 4 (8.33%) CRM
5 4 (8.33%) High Availability
5 4 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
5 4 (8.33%) Time Management
6 3 (6.25%) Facilities Management
6 3 (6.25%) Process Improvement
6 3 (6.25%) Service Management
6 3 (6.25%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (4.17%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (4.17%) Server Virtualisation
7 2 (4.17%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.08%) DevOps
8 1 (2.08%) Line Management
8 1 (2.08%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) SQL
2 8 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (47.92%) CCNA
2 23 (47.92%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (20.83%) MCSE
4 7 (14.58%) MCP
5 4 (8.33%) CCAA
5 4 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 4 (8.33%) Security Cleared
6 3 (6.25%) A+ Certification
6 3 (6.25%) CCENT
6 3 (6.25%) MCITP
6 3 (6.25%) MOS
6 3 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
6 3 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (4.17%) Degree
7 2 (4.17%) HNC
8 1 (2.08%) CCNP
8 1 (2.08%) HND
8 1 (2.08%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.42%) SLA
2 3 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 32 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 12 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (14.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (4.17%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) SCCM
2 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.08%) PowerCLI
Vendors
1 25 (52.08%) Microsoft
2 21 (43.75%) Cisco
3 20 (41.67%) VMware
4 15 (31.25%) CA
5 7 (14.58%) Citrix
6 5 (10.42%) Red Hat
7 3 (6.25%) Dell
7 3 (6.25%) NetApp
7 3 (6.25%) Oracle
7 3 (6.25%) ServiceNow
7 3 (6.25%) Siebel
7 3 (6.25%) Symantec
7 3 (6.25%) Veeam
8 2 (4.17%) HP
8 2 (4.17%) Juniper
9 1 (2.08%) Acronis
9 1 (2.08%) BMC
9 1 (2.08%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (2.08%) EMC
9 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Eastleigh, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + On Call Allowance + OT + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Fleet
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago