Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 113 105
Rank change year-on-year -5 -8 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 3 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.25% 0.20% 1.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.86% 0.93% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 20
Oxford median annual salary £26,250 £25,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -48.98% -
10th Percentile £23,950 £18,950 £34,975
90th Percentile £33,125 £41,200 £58,250
Oxfordshire median annual salary £32,500 £25,000 £45,250
% change year-on-year +30.00% -44.75% +37.12%

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 Oxford with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Oxford
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 466 321 504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 29.22% 21.93% 30.47%
Number of salaries quoted 413 279 386
Oxford median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,250 £63,750 £56,250
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings citing MCSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Oxford

MCSA
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA in Oxford.

Salary trend for MCSA in Oxford

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Oxford region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Office 365
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (25.00%) Skype
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) Debian
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) BASE24
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) BASE24
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) IPv6
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) Skype
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) IT Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Debian
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware