Period
to 17 November 2018

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 6 months to 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 151 159 167
Rank change year-on-year +8 +8 -10
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 15 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.58% 0.37% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.13% 1.22% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 7
Oxfordshire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +40.00% -46.24%
10th Percentile £33,330 £25,000 £20,900
90th Percentile £42,500 £35,000 £42,250
South East median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% -2.60%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 705 904 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 27.18% 30.40% 29.38%
Number of salaries quoted 625 777 700
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £67,500 £70,125
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

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 6 months to 17 November 2018.

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 6 months to 17 November 2018. 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
Wallingford +5 9 £35,000 -
Oxford -11 4 £40,000 +52.38% 1
Thame - 1 £26,500 -
Bicester - 1 £33,450 -
MCSA
South East

For the 6 months to 17 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) MS Exchange
3 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
3 13 (86.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (86.67%) Windows Server
4 11 (73.33%) VMware
4 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (66.67%) DHCP
5 10 (66.67%) DNS
6 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
6 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (60.00%) Data Centre
6 9 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (60.00%) vCenter Server
6 9 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (33.33%) Office 365
7 5 (33.33%) LAN
7 5 (33.33%) WAN
7 5 (33.33%) MCSE
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 4 (26.67%) MCP
9 3 (20.00%) SAN
9 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (20.00%) VLAN
9 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 3 (20.00%) QNAP
9 3 (20.00%) Mimecast
9 3 (20.00%) NAS
9 3 (20.00%) IT Strategy

MCSA
Co-occurring 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 14 (93.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Office 365
2 3 (20.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) DHCP
1 10 (66.67%) DNS
2 5 (33.33%) LAN
2 5 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (20.00%) NAS
3 3 (20.00%) SAN
3 3 (20.00%) VLAN
4 2 (13.33%) Firewall
5 1 (6.67%) Internet
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security
5 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Administrator
1 9 (60.00%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) IT Administrator
2 5 (33.33%) IT Systems Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) IT Manager
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support
5 1 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Field Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Field Service Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (6.67%) IT Technician
5 1 (6.67%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 13 (86.67%) Windows Server
2 13 (86.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (20.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (6.67%) Coaching
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (33.33%) MCSE
3 4 (26.67%) MCP
4 2 (13.33%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
5 1 (6.67%) CCNA
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (6.67%) CompTIA Security+
5 1 (6.67%) MCTS
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
5 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 9 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.67%) pfSense
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) QNAP
4 2 (13.33%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco
5 1 (6.67%) Fujitsu
5 1 (6.67%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Nokia
5 1 (6.67%) Samsung