Period
to 15 November 2018

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 15 November 2018 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 115 118
Rank change year-on-year -4 +3 -14
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.27% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.08% 0.87% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 4
Oxford median annual salary £40,000 £26,250 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.38% +5.00% -48.98%
10th Percentile £34,525 £23,950 £18,950
90th Percentile £46,350 £33,125 £41,200
Oxfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £25,000
% change year-on-year - +40.00% -46.24%

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 371 462 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 24.95% 29.07% 22.19%
Number of salaries quoted 344 407 282
Oxford median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,725 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,500 £63,750
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%

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 15 November 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 Oxford region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 4 (100.00%) MCP
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) QNAP
2 3 (75.00%) Mimecast
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (75.00%) NAS
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7

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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) NAS
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Internet
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (75.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCP
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) pfSense
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) QNAP
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) VMware