Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 167 165 155
Rank change year-on-year -2 -10 -24
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 10 6 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.33% 0.20% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.08% 0.70% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 28
Oxfordshire median annual salary £32,500 £25,000 £45,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -44.75% +37.12%
10th Percentile £24,850 £20,900 £23,500
90th Percentile £35,000 £42,250 £58,250
South East median annual salary £37,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.33% -6.25% +21.21%

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 922 860 1079
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 30.39% 29.17% 32.40%
Number of salaries quoted 791 695 820
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,875 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 £35,000 -
Oxford -3 4 £26,250 +5.00%
Witney - 1 £30,000 -
MCSA
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
3 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (70.00%) VMware
4 7 (70.00%) DNS
4 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
6 5 (50.00%) DHCP
6 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (50.00%) vCenter Server
6 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
7 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (30.00%) Cisco
9 2 (20.00%) Office 365
9 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
9 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 2 (20.00%) Firewall
9 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
9 2 (20.00%) ITIL
9 2 (20.00%) MCSE
10 1 (10.00%) BASE24
10 1 (10.00%) Information Security
10 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification

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 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) BASE24
1 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) DNS
2 5 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall
3 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (10.00%) IPv6
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) Skype
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Administrator
1 6 (60.00%) IT Administrator
1 6 (60.00%) IT Systems Administrator
1 6 (60.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (10.00%) Server Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Server Support
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Support Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Debian
4 1 (10.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (10.00%) Information Security
2 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (10.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco