The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 West / Somerset
Rank 80 - 62
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.16% - 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% - 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £40,000 - -
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 Somerset.

Academic & Professional Certification
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 139 165 144
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 22.17% 26.74% 29.21%
Number of salaries quoted 120 141 123
Median salary £35,000 £37,919 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -2.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

MCSA
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Somerset

MCSA
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Somerset 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
Taunton - 1 £40,000 - 1
MCSA
South West

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

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 Somerset region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (42.86%) Web Development
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (42.86%) Sage 1000
4 3 (42.86%) Sage
4 3 (42.86%) Intranet
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 3 (42.86%) ERP
4 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) WSUS
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (14.29%) vSphere
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Sage 1000
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Intranet
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VPN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DBA
1 4 (57.14%) SQL DBA
2 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) IT Support
3 2 (28.57%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (14.29%) IT Technician
4 1 (14.29%) Senior IT Technician
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Technician
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Technician
4 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (42.86%) ERP
2 3 (42.86%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) High Availability
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) CCENT
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) Sage
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
Taunton
360 Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago