Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 79 123
Rank change year-on-year -13 +44 +19
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 29 44 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.86% 2.58% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.22% 6.95% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 22 44 16
Wiltshire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -17.65% +25.00%
10th Percentile £27,275 £26,400 £26,500
90th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £43,750
South West median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wiltshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 556 633 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 35.62% 37.15% 32.66%
Number of salaries quoted 474 544 615
Wiltshire median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £39,421
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% -11.21% -1.45%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,760 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Wiltshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Wiltshire

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSA in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSA in Wiltshire

MCSA
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
Salisbury -26 15 £35,000 -12.50%
Trowbridge - 5 - -
Chippenham +4 4 £28,250 -19.29%
Swindon -5 4 £42,500 +49.12%
Corsham -1 1 £32,500 -14.47%
MCSA
South West

For the 6 months to 21 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (93.10%) ITIL
2 27 (93.10%) MCSE
3 20 (68.97%) Security Cleared
4 16 (55.17%) Windows
4 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
5 15 (51.72%) CCNA
5 15 (51.72%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (41.38%) Test Scripting
7 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
7 10 (34.48%) DV Cleared
8 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (31.03%) SharePoint
9 8 (27.59%) X.400
9 8 (27.59%) SMTP
9 8 (27.59%) DHCP
9 8 (27.59%) FTP
9 8 (27.59%) HTTP
9 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
9 8 (27.59%) DNS
9 8 (27.59%) CESG
9 8 (27.59%) CISMP
9 8 (27.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 8 (27.59%) Security Monitoring
9 8 (27.59%) Proactive Monitoring
9 8 (27.59%) ArcSight
10 7 (24.14%) SIEM
10 7 (24.14%) Process Improvement
10 7 (24.14%) Test Strategy
10 7 (24.14%) Waterfall

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 9 (31.03%) SharePoint
2 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (6.90%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) DHCP
1 8 (27.59%) DNS
1 8 (27.59%) FTP
1 8 (27.59%) HTTP
1 8 (27.59%) SMTP
1 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
1 8 (27.59%) X.400
2 5 (17.24%) Firewall
3 2 (6.90%) Network Security
4 1 (3.45%) Bluetooth
4 1 (3.45%) H.323
4 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.45%) Skype
4 1 (3.45%) Softphone
4 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MS Access
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Support Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Lead Tester
3 7 (24.14%) SIEM Analyst
3 7 (24.14%) Technical Leader
3 7 (24.14%) Technical Tester
3 7 (24.14%) Tester
4 6 (20.69%) Support Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) ICT Analyst
5 5 (17.24%) ICT Support
5 5 (17.24%) ICT Support Analyst
6 4 (13.79%) IT Support
7 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support Technician
7 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) IT Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) IT Technician
7 3 (10.34%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (27.59%) CESG
3 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
4 5 (17.24%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 7 (24.14%) Linux
3 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
5 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) ITIL
2 12 (41.38%) Test Scripting
3 8 (27.59%) Proactive Monitoring
3 8 (27.59%) Security Monitoring
4 7 (24.14%) DevOps
4 7 (24.14%) Functional Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Integration Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (24.14%) Manual Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Non-Functional Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Process Improvement
4 7 (24.14%) Release Management
4 7 (24.14%) SIEM
4 7 (24.14%) Stress Testing
4 7 (24.14%) System Integration Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Test Planning
4 7 (24.14%) Test Strategy
4 7 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (24.14%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (93.10%) MCSE
3 20 (68.97%) Security Cleared
4 15 (51.72%) CCNA
4 15 (51.72%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (34.48%) DV Cleared
5 10 (34.48%) SC Cleared
6 8 (27.59%) CISMP
6 8 (27.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (24.14%) CEH
7 7 (24.14%) CISSP
7 7 (24.14%) ISEB
7 7 (24.14%) ISTQB
8 5 (17.24%) HNC
8 5 (17.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (6.90%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) ArcSight
3 5 (17.24%) VMware
4 1 (3.45%) Avaya
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco