The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 26 39 44
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 5 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.62% 1.89% 1.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.51% 4.40% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 4
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.87%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Qualifications Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
37 91 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 26.81% 42.92% 21.78%
Number of salaries quoted 31 87 48
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £46,100 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

MCSA
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Bedford

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Bedford region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (80.00%) SaaS
2 4 (80.00%) PaaS
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) MCP
3 3 (60.00%) IIS
3 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Improvement
3 3 (60.00%) Office 365
3 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (60.00%) Trend Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL V3
3 3 (60.00%) High Availability
3 3 (60.00%) VBScript
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) MS Excel

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (60.00%) IIS
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (80.00%) PaaS
1 4 (80.00%) SaaS
2 3 (60.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Azure Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Server Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server Administrator
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Database Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Database Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (60.00%) High Availability
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) Trend Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (20.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (60.00%) VBScript
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) CCIP
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) CCSP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
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