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 June 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 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 48 61
Rank change year-on-year -10 +13  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 2 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.49% 1.77% 1.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.13% 7.20% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 7
Median salary £42,500 £28,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +49.12% -32.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £25,650 £33,150
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £30,950 £43,750
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £31,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +20.63% -10.00%  

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 94 125 144
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 22.98% 24.56% 24.49%
Number of salaries quoted 175 261 236
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £21,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £53,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

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 June 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Access
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (100.00%) Application Performance 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 2 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MS Access
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Application Performance Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL V3
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft