The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 61 66
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 0 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon - 1.50% 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category - 5.56% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 2
Median salary - £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.41%  
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 Swindon.

Academic & Professional Certification
Swindon
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 106 162 128
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 25.73% 27.00% 22.03%
Number of salaries quoted 93 144 85
Median salary £32,500 £46,150 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.57% +3.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

MCSA
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Swindon

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 Swindon region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VLAN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) WLAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Office 365
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
5 1 (20.00%) Meru Networks
5 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
5 1 (20.00%) Web Filtering
5 1 (20.00%) Data Encryption
5 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (20.00%) Operations Management
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
5 1 (20.00%) Problem Management

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 1 (20.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) VLAN
1 4 (80.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) WLAN
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Support Manager
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (20.00%) BCP
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Data Encryption
1 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (20.00%) ITSM
1 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Operations Management
1 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (20.00%) Software Deployment
1 1 (20.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) MCITP
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (20.00%) Huawei
3 1 (20.00%) Meru Networks
3 1 (20.00%) Mitel
3 1 (20.00%) Riverbed