The first table below looks at the demand for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 17 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 Buckinghamshire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 115 116 108
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 13 17 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.56% 0.87% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.83% 2.72% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 23
Average salary £43,500 £47,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.42% +75.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £24,500 £18,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,450 £56,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+0.72% +6.15%
Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
711 626 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.75% 32.17% 32.15%
Number of salaries quoted 508 548 547
Average salary £43,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.81% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

MCSA
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +17 8 £43,500 +33.84% 1
High Wycombe -8 4 £42,750 -20.46% 1
Marlow -15 1 - - 2
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (96.43%) Windows
3 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
4 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
4 18 (64.29%) MCSE
4 18 (64.29%) VMware
4 18 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (46.43%) MS Exchange
6 13 (46.43%) ITIL
7 12 (42.86%) CCNP
7 12 (42.86%) CCNA
7 12 (42.86%) SLA
8 11 (39.29%) Cisco
8 11 (39.29%) DHCP
8 11 (39.29%) DNS
8 11 (39.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (39.29%) Hyper-V
9 10 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (35.71%) MCITP
10 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 8 (28.57%) Firewall
11 8 (28.57%) Citrix
11 8 (28.57%) WAN
11 8 (28.57%) MCP
11 8 (28.57%) LAN
11 8 (28.57%) XenApp
12 7 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
12 7 (25.00%) UAG

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 13 (46.43%) MS Exchange
2 10 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 7 (25.00%) IIS
4 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (10.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (10.71%) Lync
6 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
6 2 (7.14%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Office
2 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) DHCP
1 11 (39.29%) DNS
2 8 (28.57%) LAN
2 8 (28.57%) Firewall
2 8 (28.57%) WAN
3 5 (17.86%) Wireless
4 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 2 (7.14%) VPN
5 2 (7.14%) SAN
5 2 (7.14%) VoIP
5 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
5 2 (7.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Support
4 3 (10.71%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Wintel Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Support Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Service Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Support Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 27 (96.43%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Vista
5 2 (7.14%) UNIX
6 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) ITIL
2 7 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 7 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (10.71%) Project Management
4 2 (7.14%) Data Security
4 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (64.29%) MCSE
3 14 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (42.86%) CCNP
4 12 (42.86%) CCNA
5 11 (39.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 10 (35.71%) MCITP
7 8 (28.57%) MCP
8 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
9 5 (17.86%) MCTS
10 4 (14.29%) Degree
11 3 (10.71%) HP AIS
11 3 (10.71%) HP ASE
12 2 (7.14%) MCDST
12 2 (7.14%) CCDA
12 2 (7.14%) CCDP
13 1 (3.57%) HND
13 1 (3.57%) ECDL
13 1 (3.57%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (42.86%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.57%) DICOM
2 1 (3.57%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 18 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (39.29%) Hyper-V
3 8 (28.57%) XenApp
4 7 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 7 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
4 7 (25.00%) UAG
5 2 (7.14%) XenServer
6 1 (3.57%) vSphere
6 1 (3.57%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.57%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 18 (64.29%) VMware
3 11 (39.29%) Cisco
4 8 (28.57%) Citrix
5 7 (25.00%) Symantec
5 7 (25.00%) Remedy
5 7 (25.00%) Websense
6 6 (21.43%) HP
7 2 (7.14%) Kaspersky
8 1 (3.57%) Veeam
8 1 (3.57%) 3PAR
8 1 (3.57%) Computacenter
8 1 (3.57%) EMC
8 1 (3.57%) Oracle
8 1 (3.57%) McAfee
8 1 (3.57%) NetApp
8 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Softcat
Salary: Competitive salary, benefits and bonus scheme
Posted: 6 hours ago
High Wycombe
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £48000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Marlow
Softcat
Salary: Competitive salary, benefits and bonus scheme
Posted: 22 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago