Period
to 24 February 2018

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 6 months to 24 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 West > Somerset
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 107 106 100
Rank change year-on-year -1 -6 +2
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.33% 0.79% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.61% 3.32% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 8
Somerset median annual salary £27,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.43% +16.67% +42.86%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,704 £22,050
90th Percentile £47,125 £37,875 £33,750
South West median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +7.69% -4.41%

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 Somerset with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Somerset
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 249 301 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 20.28% 23.89% 28.48%
Number of salaries quoted 206 235 310
Somerset median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
South West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +2.56%

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

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
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSA in Somerset over the 6 months to 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 24 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
Bath -10 2 £41,250 +50.00%
Yeovil - 1 £27,500 - 1
MCSA
South West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Somerset region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) SUSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCDST
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V2
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WLAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix

MCSA
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
General
1 3 (75.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) SUSE
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL V2
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCDST
2 1 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat