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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 31 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 17 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.30% 1.42% -
As % of the Qualifications category 18.28% 4.71% -
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 0
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
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
93 85 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 34.44% 30.14% 21.27%
Number of salaries quoted 74 69 54
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 3 July 2015.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Bedford

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (95.83%) VMware ESX
2 23 (95.83%) Microsoft
2 23 (95.83%) Active Directory
3 22 (91.67%) Intel
4 21 (87.50%) Windows
4 21 (87.50%) MCSE
4 21 (87.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 21 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (87.50%) vSphere
4 21 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (83.33%) VCP5
5 20 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (83.33%) Citrix
5 20 (83.33%) SQL Server
6 19 (79.17%) MCP
6 19 (79.17%) MS Exchange
6 19 (79.17%) XenApp
6 19 (79.17%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 18 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (75.00%) ITIL
7 18 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 17 (70.83%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (66.67%) Server Building
10 10 (41.67%) Network Security
10 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
11 5 (20.83%) MS Office
12 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 19 (79.17%) MS Exchange
2 18 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 18 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 18 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) Lync
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (20.83%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) Network Security
2 3 (12.50%) DHCP
2 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (83.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Consultant
2 10 (41.67%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
3 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) Analyst
3 2 (8.33%) AWS Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (4.17%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (87.50%) Windows
1 21 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 21 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 20 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (75.00%) ITIL
2 17 (70.83%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (66.67%) Server Building
4 3 (12.50%) Time Management
4 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.33%) Change Management
5 2 (8.33%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (87.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 21 (87.50%) MCSE
3 20 (83.33%) VCP5
4 19 (79.17%) MCP
5 2 (8.33%) VCP4
6 1 (4.17%) MCTS
System Software
1 23 (95.83%) Active Directory
1 23 (95.83%) VMware ESX
2 21 (87.50%) vSphere
3 19 (79.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (79.17%) XenApp
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) SCCM
1 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (95.83%) Microsoft
3 22 (91.67%) Intel
4 20 (83.33%) Citrix
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