The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank 102 101 115
Rank change year-on-year -1 +14  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 9 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.64% 0.99% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.11% 3.20% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 3
Median salary £42,500 £31,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +34.92% -37.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.35% +4.61%  

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 Oxfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 427 437 375
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 30.26% 30.91% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 379 358 289
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Oxfordshire

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSA in Oxfordshire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSA in Oxfordshire

MCSA
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 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
Oxford - 3 £50,000 -
Wallingford - 3 £36,000 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
3 9 (60.00%) Office 365
4 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
4 8 (53.33%) MCSE
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
6 6 (40.00%) DHCP
6 6 (40.00%) DNS
6 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 5 (33.33%) Skype for Business
7 5 (33.33%) Windows
8 4 (26.67%) ITIL
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
8 4 (26.67%) Migration
8 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
8 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (26.67%) Public Cloud
8 4 (26.67%) Skype
8 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
9 3 (20.00%) VMware
9 3 (20.00%) SAN
10 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (13.33%) Automotive
10 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
10 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
10 2 (13.33%) CCNA

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 8 (53.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (60.00%) Office 365
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) DHCP
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
2 4 (26.67%) Skype
3 3 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
4 1 (6.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (13.33%) Automotive
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Exchange Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Office 365 Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Support
4 2 (13.33%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Network Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (26.67%) Public Cloud
3 1 (6.67%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
1 4 (26.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) IT Strategy
2 1 (6.67%) Network Design
2 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (6.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (53.33%) MCSE
3 2 (13.33%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (13.33%) JNCIA
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) WatchGuard
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