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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 78 76 79
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 7 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.88% 1.10% 1.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.65% 4.70% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 13
Average salary £46,250 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £40,500 £66,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.20% +4.61%
MCSA
East of England

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
264 234 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 33.29% 23.49% 24.80%
Number of salaries quoted 232 203 234
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,623 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 8 February 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

MCSA
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +9 6 £46,250 +15.62% 1
MCSA
East of England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) MCSE
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
1 20 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 18 (90.00%) MCP
3 17 (85.00%) VMware ESX
3 17 (85.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 16 (80.00%) Intel
4 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (80.00%) vSphere
5 15 (75.00%) VCP5
5 15 (75.00%) Citrix
6 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
7 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
7 13 (65.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (60.00%) XenApp
9 11 (55.00%) Presales
9 11 (55.00%) ITIL
9 11 (55.00%) MS Exchange
10 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
10 10 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (45.00%) MS Office
12 8 (40.00%) Mentoring

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 11 (55.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.00%) IIS
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (45.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (5.00%) DHCP
2 1 (5.00%) Firewall
2 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) SSL
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) VLAN
2 1 (5.00%) VPN
2 1 (5.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Consultant
2 6 (30.00%) Wintel Consultant
3 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) VMware Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) Support Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (15.00%) Wintel Support
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Exchange Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Design Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 16 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (70.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.00%) Android
5 1 (5.00%) Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (55.00%) ITIL
2 11 (55.00%) Presales
3 8 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 8 (40.00%) Server Building
4 5 (25.00%) Time Management
5 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (5.00%) High Availability
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) MCSE
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (90.00%) MCP
3 17 (85.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 15 (75.00%) VCP5
5 5 (25.00%) CCA
5 5 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (25.00%) MCITP
6 4 (20.00%) MCTS
6 4 (20.00%) VCAP
7 2 (10.00%) CCNA
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (5.00%) CCIP
8 1 (5.00%) CCNP
8 1 (5.00%) CCSP
8 1 (5.00%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (85.00%) VMware ESX
2 16 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (80.00%) vSphere
3 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
4 12 (60.00%) XenApp
5 2 (10.00%) Terminal Services
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
6 1 (5.00%) ISA Server
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (5.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (80.00%) Intel
2 16 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (75.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) AppSense
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) Intel Security
Bedford
Capita plc
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago