Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South London with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
London > South London
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 124 99 121
Rank change year-on-year -25 +22 +4
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 9 25 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South London 0.51% 1.59% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.09% 7.81% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 25 3
South London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +63.46% +15.56%
10th Percentile £34,100 £36,000 £19,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £48,000 £31,800
London median annual salary £50,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +29.87% -3.75% +6.67%

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 South London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 431 320 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South London 24.53% 20.40% 25.54%
Number of salaries quoted 305 262 366
South London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £23,700 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £66,125
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in South London

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in South London

MCSA
Salary Trend in South London

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

Salary trend for MCSA in South London

MCSA
Salary Histogram in South London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSA in South London over the 6 months to 20 January 2019.

Salary histogram for MCSA in South London

MCSA
Job Locations in South London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the South London region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. 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
Merton -10 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Bromley +3 2 £45,000 +25.00%
Croydon -25 2 £65,000 +41.30% 2
Kingston Upon Thames +12 1 - -
MCSA
London

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 South London region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (77.78%) MCSE
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) VMware
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
5 4 (44.44%) Office 365
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 3 (33.33%) Veeam
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
6 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 3 (33.33%) DHCP
6 3 (33.33%) DNS
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco
6 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
6 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 3 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
7 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
7 2 (22.22%) CCNA
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in South London 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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (11.11%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) DHCP
1 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (11.11%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) IPv4
2 1 (11.11%) IPv6
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (11.11%) Games
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) DBA
1 3 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 2 (22.22%) IT Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior SQL DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
1 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Android
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Mac OS
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Logistics
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Refactoring
3 1 (11.11%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (77.78%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) CCNA
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
4 1 (11.11%) MCP
4 1 (11.11%) MCTS
4 1 (11.11%) VCAP
4 1 (11.11%) VCP5
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (33.33%) Veeam
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Juniper
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
4 1 (11.11%) WatchGuard