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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 73 84 84
Rank change year-on-year +11 0  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 8 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.99% 1.02% 1.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.91% 2.95% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 8
Median salary £31,250 £34,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.42% -8.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,500 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £41,150
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 Wiltshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Wiltshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 275 373 349
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 34.12% 34.51% 31.36%
Number of salaries quoted 241 326 233
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -2.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,300 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chippenham - 3 £35,000 -
Trowbridge - 2 - -
Calne - 1 £21,000 -
MCSA
South West

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (91.30%) Firewall
3 20 (86.96%) Windows
4 16 (69.57%) CCNA
4 16 (69.57%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
5 15 (65.22%) MS Excel
5 15 (65.22%) VMware
6 14 (60.87%) Office 365
7 13 (56.52%) ITIL
8 12 (52.17%) MCSE
9 11 (47.83%) TCP/IP
9 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
10 10 (43.48%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (43.48%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (43.48%) MS Exchange
10 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
12 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
12 8 (34.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (30.43%) DNS
13 7 (30.43%) DHCP
13 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
14 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (26.09%) MCP
14 6 (26.09%) SQL
14 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
15 5 (21.74%) Wireless
15 5 (21.74%) Ethical Hacking

MCSA
Top Related 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 10 (43.48%) Exchange Server 2007
1 10 (43.48%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (43.48%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 15 (65.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (60.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (91.30%) Firewall
2 11 (47.83%) TCP/IP
3 7 (30.43%) DHCP
3 7 (30.43%) DNS
4 5 (21.74%) DMZ
4 5 (21.74%) FTP
4 5 (21.74%) HTTP
4 5 (21.74%) Network Security
4 5 (21.74%) SMTP
4 5 (21.74%) VLAN
4 5 (21.74%) Wireless
4 5 (21.74%) X.400
5 4 (17.39%) LAN
5 4 (17.39%) WAN
6 3 (13.04%) WLAN
7 2 (8.70%) SAN
8 1 (4.35%) Internet
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 7 (30.43%) 3rd Line Support
1 7 (30.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 7 (30.43%) Support Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Support Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (26.09%) Management Information System
2 5 (21.74%) CESG
3 4 (17.39%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (39.13%) Windows Server
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.70%) Mac OS X
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Ethical Hacking
2 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Management
2 5 (21.74%) Protective Monitoring
2 5 (21.74%) Security Monitoring
3 4 (17.39%) Network Management
4 3 (13.04%) SIEM
5 2 (8.70%) Application Packaging
5 2 (8.70%) Change Management
5 2 (8.70%) Data Encryption
5 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
5 2 (8.70%) ITSM
5 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Operations Management
5 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.70%) Software Deployment
5 2 (8.70%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (69.57%) CCNA
2 16 (69.57%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (52.17%) MCSE
4 11 (47.83%) Security Cleared
5 8 (34.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (30.43%) SC Cleared
7 6 (26.09%) MCP
8 5 (21.74%) CEH
8 5 (21.74%) CISSP
8 5 (21.74%) DV Cleared
8 5 (21.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (13.04%) Degree
10 2 (8.70%) MCITP
11 1 (4.35%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) ISO 9001
2 2 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
2 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Microsoft
1 15 (65.22%) VMware
2 5 (21.74%) Cisco
3 2 (8.70%) Apple
3 2 (8.70%) Barracuda Networks
3 2 (8.70%) Huawei
3 2 (8.70%) Meru Networks
3 2 (8.70%) Mitel
3 2 (8.70%) Riverbed