The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 53 80 73
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -7
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 11 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.83% 0.65% 1.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.80% 2.01% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 15
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £31,500 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £47,100 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,750 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
125 249 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.83% 32.21% 23.38%
Number of salaries quoted 98 219 212
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,250 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Bedfordshire region.

MCSA Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

MCSA
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +12 5 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Luton - 1 - -
MCSA
East of England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
3 13 (76.47%) Windows
3 13 (76.47%) MCSE
4 11 (64.71%) ITIL
4 11 (64.71%) Windows Server
5 10 (58.82%) SQL
6 8 (47.06%) MCP
6 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
6 8 (47.06%) PowerShell
7 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
7 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (35.29%) Performance Improvement
8 6 (35.29%) ITIL V3
8 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
8 6 (35.29%) IIS
9 5 (29.41%) VBScript
9 5 (29.41%) High Availability
9 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (29.41%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (29.41%) SaaS
9 5 (29.41%) Office 365
9 5 (29.41%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
10 4 (23.53%) Failover Clustering
10 4 (23.53%) PaaS

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 8 (47.06%) MS Exchange
2 6 (35.29%) IIS
2 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
3 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (29.41%) Office 365
2 5 (29.41%) SaaS
3 4 (23.53%) PaaS
4 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) LAN
2 3 (17.65%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) SAN
3 2 (11.76%) WAN
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) SMTP
4 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
4 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (82.35%) SQL Server
2 5 (29.41%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Administrator
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Database Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Database Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Azure Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Server Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support
4 2 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Operations Manager
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Technology Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.76%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Windows
2 11 (64.71%) Windows Server
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (35.29%) ITIL V3
2 6 (35.29%) Performance Improvement
3 5 (29.41%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (29.41%) High Availability
4 4 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (23.53%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Change Control
5 2 (11.76%) Data Security
5 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (11.76%) Logistics
5 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.76%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (11.76%) Power Management
5 2 (11.76%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (11.76%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) Change Management
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) PowerShell
3 5 (29.41%) VBScript
4 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (76.47%) MCSE
3 8 (47.06%) MCP
4 3 (17.65%) CCNA
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (11.76%) Degree
5 2 (11.76%) VCP6
5 2 (11.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (5.88%) CCIP
6 1 (5.88%) CCNP
6 1 (5.88%) CCSP
6 1 (5.88%) MCITP
6 1 (5.88%) MCSD
6 1 (5.88%) MCTS
6 1 (5.88%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Server
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco
2 3 (17.65%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) 3Com
3 2 (11.76%) EMC
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) IBM
4 1 (5.88%) Intel Security
4 1 (5.88%) Meraki
4 1 (5.88%) Symantec
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