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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 37 50 52
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +2
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 6 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.64% 1.64% 3.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.32% 8.33% 13.19%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 9
Average salary £46,250 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,000 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £40,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
MCSA
Bedfordshire

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
95 60 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 41.85% 19.67% 22.92%
Number of salaries quoted 91 44 77
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £70,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Bedford

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) MCSE
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 11 (91.67%) VMware ESX
2 11 (91.67%) MCP
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
3 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (83.33%) Intel
3 10 (83.33%) Citrix
3 10 (83.33%) XenApp
3 10 (83.33%) vSphere
4 9 (75.00%) VCP5
4 9 (75.00%) Presales
4 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (75.00%) ITIL
4 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
5 8 (66.67%) MS Office
5 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
5 8 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (58.33%) Mentoring

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 8 (66.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) VLAN
2 1 (8.33%) VPN
2 1 (8.33%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Wintel Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Wintel Support
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Server Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Server Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Design Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) ITIL
1 9 (75.00%) Presales
2 8 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (58.33%) Mentoring
3 7 (58.33%) Server Building
4 4 (33.33%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) High Availability
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) MCSE
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) MCP
3 9 (75.00%) VCP5
3 9 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (25.00%) MCITP
5 2 (16.67%) CCA
5 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (8.33%) CCIP
6 1 (8.33%) CCNA
6 1 (8.33%) CCNP
6 1 (8.33%) CCSP
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (8.33%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) VMware ESX
2 10 (83.33%) vSphere
2 10 (83.33%) XenApp
3 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (8.33%) ISA Server
4 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Citrix
2 10 (83.33%) Intel
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
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