Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 150 162
Rank change year-on-year -16 +12 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 2 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.064% 0.38% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% 1.31% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 13
Oxfordshire median annual salary £28,750 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.13% +8.11% +12.12%
10th Percentile £26,625 £27,350 £23,500
90th Percentile £29,875 £55,500 £46,300
South East median annual salary £37,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.33% -6.25% +14.29%

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 876 765 1,101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 28.22% 29.20% 31.86%
Number of salaries quoted 774 644 853
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +8.97%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £63,750
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
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 19 February 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
Oxford -18 1 £27,500 -42.11%
Witney - 1 £30,000 -
MCSA
South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco

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 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Server Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Server Support
2 1 (50.00%) Support Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Support Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Technical Consultant
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco