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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 53 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.40% - 1.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.96% - 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £37,500 - £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 - £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,900 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Qualifications Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
101 58 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 35.44% 20.49% 45.59%
Number of salaries quoted 81 55 90
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £34,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (100.00%) MCP
1 10 (100.00%) MCSE
1 10 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) SharePoint Server
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Vista
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) Terminal Services
2 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (80.00%) Internet
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) CCSP
2 8 (80.00%) CCNP
2 8 (80.00%) CCIP
2 8 (80.00%) CCNA
2 8 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (80.00%) Windows XP
2 8 (80.00%) VPN
2 8 (80.00%) DNS
2 8 (80.00%) SSL
2 8 (80.00%) Windows

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 10 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 10 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 10 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (80.00%) SharePoint Server
2 8 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (80.00%) IIS
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Firewall
1 8 (80.00%) Internet
1 8 (80.00%) VPN
1 8 (80.00%) DNS
1 8 (80.00%) SSL
2 7 (70.00%) HTTPS
2 7 (70.00%) HTTP
2 7 (70.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (70.00%) Network Security
3 3 (30.00%) VRRP
3 3 (30.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) Wintel Support
3 2 (20.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Firmware
1 3 (30.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
1 8 (80.00%) Windows Vista
1 8 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (80.00%) Windows XP
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Change Control
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) MCP
1 10 (100.00%) MCSE
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) CCSP
2 8 (80.00%) CCNP
2 8 (80.00%) CCIP
2 8 (80.00%) CCNA
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (20.00%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (80.00%) Terminal Services
3 3 (30.00%) ISA Server
3 3 (30.00%) Forefront TMG
3 3 (30.00%) UAG
4 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (20.00%) vSphere
4 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Intel
Bedford
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + On call 1 wk in 3 = 20% payment
Posted: 11 days ago