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 23 June 2017 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 123 114
Rank change year-on-year +14 -9  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 7 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.52% 0.67% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.67% 2.32% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 6
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -25.88%  
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 Oxfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 419 475 506
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 31.15% 28.81% 31.63%
Number of salaries quoted 341 378 385
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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
Wallingford - 5 £35,000 - 1
Oxford +5 2 £24,500 -2.00%
MCSA
South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
3 12 (75.00%) MS Exchange
4 10 (62.50%) Windows
5 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
5 9 (56.25%) DHCP
5 9 (56.25%) DNS
5 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (56.25%) Data Centre
5 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
6 7 (43.75%) VMware
7 5 (31.25%) MCSE
7 5 (31.25%) vCenter Server
7 5 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (25.00%) Office 365
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (18.75%) CCNA
9 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (18.75%) Public Cloud
9 3 (18.75%) Skype
9 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
9 3 (18.75%) Migration
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
10 2 (12.50%) Automotive
10 2 (12.50%) JNCIA
10 2 (12.50%) SAN
11 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office

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 12 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) DHCP
1 9 (56.25%) DNS
2 3 (18.75%) Skype
3 2 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Administrator
2 8 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (31.25%) IT Administrator
3 5 (31.25%) IT Systems Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Administrator
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Systems Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Exchange Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Office 365 Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
6 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Network Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Office 365 Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (31.25%) MCSE
3 3 (18.75%) CCNA
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (12.50%) JNCIA
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £35k plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago