The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 82 69
Rank change year-on-year +17 -13  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 5 8 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.81% 1.00% 2.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.36% 3.86% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 22
Median salary £33,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,500 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.35% +4.61%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 149 207 330
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 24.11% 25.78% 34.41%
Number of salaries quoted 138 198 231
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton citing MCSA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Southampton

MCSA
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Southampton

MCSA
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Southampton region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (71.43%) MCSE
2 10 (71.43%) Office 365
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (50.00%) XenApp
3 7 (50.00%) CCNA
3 7 (50.00%) Citrix
3 7 (50.00%) CCA
3 7 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (50.00%) SAN
4 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
5 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Driving Licence
5 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
5 3 (21.43%) LAN
5 3 (21.43%) WAN
5 3 (21.43%) DHCP
5 3 (21.43%) DNS
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco
5 3 (21.43%) SQL

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 10 (71.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) SAN
2 3 (21.43%) DHCP
2 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) Firewall
2 3 (21.43%) LAN
2 3 (21.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Electronics
1 3 (21.43%) Military
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Consultant
1 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) IT Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Project Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.14%) Linux
5 1 (7.14%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Data Protection
1 3 (21.43%) Information Security
1 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.14%) Presales
2 1 (7.14%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (71.43%) MCSE
3 7 (50.00%) CCA
3 7 (50.00%) CCNA
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (21.43%) A+ Certification
4 3 (21.43%) HNC
4 3 (21.43%) HND
4 3 (21.43%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (50.00%) XenApp
2 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (21.43%) CA
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago