Period
to 7 December 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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 124 113 103
Rank change year-on-year -11 -10 +24
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 8 18 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South London 0.47% 0.97% 1.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.42% 4.22% 8.84%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 28
South London median annual salary £46,500 £29,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.34% -29.70% -21.43%
10th Percentile £40,875 £28,000 £29,025
90th Percentile £67,625 £61,250 £48,000
London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +16.88% -3.75%

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 331 427 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South London 19.29% 22.98% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 272 308 266
South London median annual salary £51,000 £47,750 £41,141
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.81% +16.06% -8.58%
10th Percentile £32,505 £22,200 £26,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,152
% change year-on-year - +8.79% +0.28%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Bromley -5 5 £46,500 +66.07%
Kingston Upon Thames +7 3 £52,500 - 1
MCSA
London

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
2 7 (87.50%) Azure
2 7 (87.50%) AWS
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) MCSE
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
3 6 (75.00%) ITIL
3 6 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (62.50%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (62.50%) Terragrunt
4 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure as Code
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
4 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
4 5 (62.50%) N-Tier
4 5 (62.50%) IBM
4 5 (62.50%) SMTP
4 5 (62.50%) DHCP
4 5 (62.50%) DNS
4 5 (62.50%) MVC
4 5 (62.50%) SAN
4 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
4 5 (62.50%) Confluence
4 5 (62.50%) Office 365
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA

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 5 (62.50%) Confluence
1 5 (62.50%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) AWS
1 7 (87.50%) Azure
2 5 (62.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (62.50%) DHCP
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
1 5 (62.50%) SMTP
2 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (25.00%) VSAN
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Jenkins
1 5 (62.50%) JIRA
1 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (62.50%) Terragrunt
1 5 (62.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Architect
1 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
1 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) N-Tier
1 5 (62.50%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (25.00%) Public Cloud
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (62.50%) Infrastructure as Code
2 5 (62.50%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (12.50%) Commercial Awareness
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Presales
4 1 (12.50%) Quality Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) PowerShell
2 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) MCSE
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (12.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) VMware NSX
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
2 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Terraform
1 5 (62.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) Atlassian
3 5 (62.50%) IBM
3 5 (62.50%) Meraki
3 5 (62.50%) Veeam
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Dell
4 2 (25.00%) Fujitsu
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Okta