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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - 32 63
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 0 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford - 5.49% 1.28%
As % of the Qualifications category - 17.24% 4.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 4
Median salary - £55,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +57.14%
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.35% -2.85%
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
58 87 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 27.23% 31.87% 29.49%
Number of salaries quoted 52 67 83
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,300 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 24 June 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) CCSP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCIP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Replication
2 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
2 2 (66.67%) ISA Server
2 2 (66.67%) VRRP
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco

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 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) VRRP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Technical Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Server Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Server Support
1 1 (33.33%) Server Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCIP
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) CCSP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) MCDST
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) ISA Server
1 2 (66.67%) Terminal Services
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco