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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 86 79
Rank change year-on-year +10 -7  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 2 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.28% 0.14% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.25% 0.53% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 6
Median salary £24,500 £25,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% -41.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £25,000 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £25,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £31,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +23.80% -7.35%  

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 Oxford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 160 189 256
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 22.63% 25.96% 31.84%
Number of salaries quoted 131 161 206
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £64,600 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 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 26 June 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Office 365
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (60.00%) Public Cloud
3 3 (60.00%) Skype
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (60.00%) Skype for Business
3 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) BASE24
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA

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 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365 Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco