Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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 West > Somerset
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 92 106
Rank change year-on-year -20 +14 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 2 23 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.15% 1.73% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.75% 6.20% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2 23 6
Somerset median annual salary £32,500 £41,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.73% +26.15% +54.76%
10th Percentile £27,250 £31,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £37,750 £47,500 £40,625
South West median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 265 371 313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 19.78% 27.83% 25.02%
Number of salaries quoted 208 282 286
Somerset median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,325 £21,875
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £50,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
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 23 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
Taunton +17 1 £37,500 +15.38%
Bath -22 1 £27,500 -38.89% 1
MCSA
South West

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

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

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 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware