MCSA Jobs in the South East

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
England > South East

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. It includes a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months leading up to 16 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
16 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 342 346 472
Rank change year-on-year +4 +126 -114
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 62 31 34
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.03% 0.58% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 21 24 30
10th Percentile £26,750 £29,000 £25,000
25th Percentile £32,500 £31,313 £26,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £39,000 £37,000 £31,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.41% +19.35% -8.82%
75th Percentile £58,750 £53,750 £51,563
90th Percentile - £60,250 £54,600
England median annual salary £43,000 £41,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.99% -1.76% +6.25%

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East

MCSA falls under the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications in the South East.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 6,015 5,307 7,515
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 32.27% 39.98% 35.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3,647 2,430 3,174
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,800 £29,250
25th Percentile £38,500 £36,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,500 £51,425 £50,845
Median % change year-on-year +0.15% +1.14% +1.69%
75th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £54,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.17% +9.09% -

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in the South East

MCSA
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MCSA in the South East.

Salary trend for MCSA in the South East

MCSA
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing MCSA in the South East over the 6 months to 16 June 2024.

Salary histogram for MCSA in the South East

MCSA
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the South East region over the 6 months to 16 June 2024. 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
Jobs
Hampshire +6 48 £39,000 -13.33%
Surrey -12 6 £57,500 +57.53% 1
West Sussex - 5 £27,500 - 2
Thames Valley -16 3 £31,750 -9.93% 2
Berkshire +4 1 £28,500 -50.86%
Buckinghamshire -20 1 £35,000 +15.70% 2
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
MCSA
England

MCSA
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (16.13%) Microsoft Exchange
2 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 50 (80.65%) Azure
2 40 (64.52%) Azure AI
2 40 (64.52%) Azure DevOps
2 40 (64.52%) IBM Cloud
3 10 (16.13%) Microsoft 365
4 6 (9.68%) AWS
4 6 (9.68%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (9.68%) Twilio
5 3 (4.84%) Entra ID
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) DHCP
1 9 (14.52%) DNS
1 9 (14.52%) Firewall
2 6 (9.68%) Network Security
2 6 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 6 (9.68%) VPN
2 6 (9.68%) Wireless
3 3 (4.84%) LAN
3 3 (4.84%) VLAN
3 3 (4.84%) VoIP
3 3 (4.84%) WAN
3 3 (4.84%) Wireshark
4 2 (3.23%) Intranet
4 2 (3.23%) SAN
5 1 (1.61%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (1.61%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
General
1 40 (64.52%) Public Sector
2 6 (9.68%) Social Skills
3 2 (3.23%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (8.06%) Network Manager
2 4 (6.45%) IT Support
2 4 (6.45%) IT Support Technician
2 4 (6.45%) IT Technician
2 4 (6.45%) Network Security Manager
2 4 (6.45%) Security Manager
2 4 (6.45%) Support Technician
3 3 (4.84%) NOC Engineer
3 3 (4.84%) Project Engineer
4 2 (3.23%) Data Centre Specialist
4 2 (3.23%) Network Engineer
4 2 (3.23%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (3.23%) Security Engineer
5 1 (1.61%) Assistant IT Manager
5 1 (1.61%) IT Assistant
5 1 (1.61%) IT Manager
5 1 (1.61%) Lead
5 1 (1.61%) Operations Team Leader
5 1 (1.61%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (1.61%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 40 (64.52%) Blockchain
1 40 (64.52%) Distributed Systems
1 40 (64.52%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (8.06%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.84%) Clustering
3 3 (4.84%) Raspberry Pi
4 2 (3.23%) CCTV
4 2 (3.23%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (3.23%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 43 (69.35%) Linux
2 40 (64.52%) Alpine Linux
2 40 (64.52%) CentOS
2 40 (64.52%) Debian
3 16 (25.81%) Windows
4 9 (14.52%) Windows Server
5 4 (6.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (64.52%) Artificial Intelligence
1 40 (64.52%) CI/CD
1 40 (64.52%) Co-Creation
1 40 (64.52%) Data Science
1 40 (64.52%) DevOps
1 40 (64.52%) Functional Testing
1 40 (64.52%) Separation of Concerns
1 40 (64.52%) Task Automation
1 40 (64.52%) Technology Transformation
2 11 (17.74%) Cybersecurity
2 11 (17.74%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (9.68%) Email Filtering
3 6 (9.68%) ITIL
3 6 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (9.68%) SIEM
3 6 (9.68%) Web Filtering
4 5 (8.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (6.45%) Customer Service
6 3 (4.84%) Proactive Monitoring
6 3 (4.84%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (85.48%) MCSE
3 40 (64.52%) Azure Certification
4 10 (16.13%) CCNA
4 10 (16.13%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (14.52%) MCP
6 5 (8.06%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (4.84%) CCNP
7 3 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.23%) A+ Certification
8 2 (3.23%) Degree
8 2 (3.23%) Master's Degree
8 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.23%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.61%) DBS Check
9 1 (1.61%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.84%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (1.61%) GDPR
2 1 (1.61%) HIPAA
System Software
1 40 (64.52%) Docker
2 12 (19.35%) Active Directory
3 6 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 40 (64.52%) Kubernetes
1 40 (64.52%) Terraform
2 3 (4.84%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 43 (69.35%) Red Hat
2 40 (64.52%) IBM
3 20 (32.26%) Microsoft
4 11 (17.74%) Cisco
5 7 (11.29%) VMware
6 5 (8.06%) Apple
7 4 (6.45%) Draytek
8 3 (4.84%) NETGEAR
8 3 (4.84%) Palo Alto
8 3 (4.84%) Ubiquiti
9 2 (3.23%) 3PAR
9 2 (3.23%) Sage
10 1 (1.61%) Adobe
10 1 (1.61%) Aruba
10 1 (1.61%) Citrix
10 1 (1.61%) Dell
10 1 (1.61%) HP
10 1 (1.61%) Juniper
10 1 (1.61%) SAP
10 1 (1.61%) Veeam