The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 69 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 8 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.61% 1.49% -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.44% 4.60% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 0
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,750
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +5.34%
Qualifications Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
147 87 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 29.52% 32.46% 40.27%
Number of salaries quoted 139 82 86
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSA
Bedfordshire

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 18 April 2014.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Bedford

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 20 (100.00%) MCSE
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (95.00%) VMware
2 19 (95.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (90.00%) Cisco
3 18 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (90.00%) CCNP
4 17 (85.00%) DNS
4 17 (85.00%) MCP
5 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
5 16 (80.00%) SharePoint
5 16 (80.00%) MS Exchange
5 16 (80.00%) VPN
5 16 (80.00%) CCIP
5 16 (80.00%) CCNA
5 16 (80.00%) CCSP
5 16 (80.00%) Firewall
5 16 (80.00%) SharePoint Server
5 16 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 16 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (70.00%) ITIL
6 14 (70.00%) Windows
7 11 (55.00%) MS Office
7 11 (55.00%) Windows 7
8 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (50.00%) IIS
8 10 (50.00%) Windows XP
8 10 (50.00%) SSL
8 10 (50.00%) Windows Vista

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 16 (80.00%) SharePoint
1 16 (80.00%) MS Exchange
1 16 (80.00%) SharePoint Server
1 16 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 16 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (55.00%) MS Office
2 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) DNS
2 16 (80.00%) VPN
2 16 (80.00%) Firewall
3 10 (50.00%) SSL
3 10 (50.00%) Internet
4 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (40.00%) Network Security
5 8 (40.00%) HTTP
5 8 (40.00%) HTTPS
6 5 (25.00%) VLAN
6 5 (25.00%) VRRP
7 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
7 2 (10.00%) Wireless
8 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (30.00%) Technical Design Authority
2 5 (25.00%) Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Technical Architect
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Design Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Firmware
1 4 (20.00%) Replication
2 3 (15.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (50.00%) Windows XP
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Vista
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) CentOS
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) ITIL
2 9 (45.00%) Change Control
3 5 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) MCSE
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (90.00%) CCNP
3 17 (85.00%) MCP
4 16 (80.00%) CCIP
4 16 (80.00%) CCNA
4 16 (80.00%) CCSP
5 3 (15.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (15.00%) HP AIS
5 3 (15.00%) HP ASE
6 2 (10.00%) CCDA
6 2 (10.00%) CCDP
7 1 (5.00%) Degree
7 1 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (5.00%) RHCE
7 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
7 1 (5.00%) VCAP
7 1 (5.00%) NCDA
System Software
1 19 (95.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 5 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
3 5 (25.00%) UAG
3 5 (25.00%) ISA Server
4 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.00%) vSphere
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 19 (95.00%) VMware
3 18 (90.00%) Cisco
4 3 (15.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) Veeam
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