Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 101 104
Rank change year-on-year +10 +3 -15
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 29 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.10% 0.97% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.77% 2.80% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 29 13 12
Southampton median annual salary £38,750 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.50% +11.11% +78.22%
10th Percentile £28,700 £47,500 £39,125
90th Percentile £41,750 £52,500 £47,500
Hampshire median annual salary £37,000 £37,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year -1.33% -14.29% +78.57%

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 Southampton with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Southampton
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 373 465 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 27.07% 34.60% 26.57%
Number of salaries quoted 342 426 322
Southampton median annual salary £35,000 £41,543 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.75% -2.25% +6.25%
10th Percentile £21,250 £24,750 £23,125
90th Percentile £62,250 £57,500 £61,125
Hampshire median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% -3.61% -2.35%

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

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
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSA in Southampton over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSA in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 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 Southampton region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (89.66%) ITIL
3 24 (82.76%) Windows
3 24 (82.76%) Windows Server
4 22 (75.86%) CCNA
4 22 (75.86%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
5 20 (68.97%) PRINCE2
6 18 (62.07%) MS Exchange
6 18 (62.07%) LAN
6 18 (62.07%) WAN
6 18 (62.07%) VMware
6 18 (62.07%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (62.07%) Driving Licence
7 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (55.17%) CCA
7 16 (55.17%) Citrix Certification
8 15 (51.72%) Citrix
9 13 (44.83%) NetApp
9 13 (44.83%) VoIP
9 13 (44.83%) Cisco
10 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
11 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
11 9 (31.03%) Hyper-V
12 7 (24.14%) MCSE
13 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (20.69%) Office 365
13 6 (20.69%) Server Virtualisation
14 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
14 5 (17.24%) Data Centre Operations

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 18 (62.07%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (20.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (62.07%) LAN
1 18 (62.07%) WAN
2 13 (44.83%) VoIP
3 5 (17.24%) TCP/IP
4 3 (10.34%) SAN
5 2 (6.90%) DHCP
5 2 (6.90%) DNS
6 1 (3.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.45%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (41.38%) IT Engineer
2 12 (41.38%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (41.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (41.38%) Senior IT Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Citrix Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Data Centre Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (13.79%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Citrix Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 18 (62.07%) Driving Licence
2 9 (31.03%) Data Centre
3 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 24 (82.76%) Windows
1 24 (82.76%) Windows Server
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (13.79%) Linux
3 4 (13.79%) SUSE
4 3 (10.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) ITIL
2 20 (68.97%) PRINCE2
3 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.69%) Server Virtualisation
5 5 (17.24%) Change Management
5 5 (17.24%) Data Centre Operations
6 4 (13.79%) High Availability
6 4 (13.79%) Project Management
6 4 (13.79%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.45%) IT Strategy
8 1 (3.45%) Presales
8 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.45%) Time Management
8 1 (3.45%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (75.86%) CCNA
2 22 (75.86%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (55.17%) CCA
3 16 (55.17%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (24.14%) MCSE
5 4 (13.79%) MCP
5 4 (13.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (6.90%) MCITP
6 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
7 1 (3.45%) CCNP
7 1 (3.45%) Degree
7 1 (3.45%) HNC
7 1 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 18 (62.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
3 9 (31.03%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 20 (68.97%) Microsoft
2 18 (62.07%) VMware
3 15 (51.72%) Citrix
4 13 (44.83%) Cisco
4 13 (44.83%) NetApp
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.45%) Veeam