The table below looks at the statistics 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 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
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 98 116 106
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -10
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 10 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.74% 0.29% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.70% 1.03% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 13
Median salary £35,000 £26,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.07% -33.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £26,500 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £46,550 £30,500 £50,000
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
370 485 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 27.27% 28.12% 29.50%
Number of salaries quoted 300 371 389
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Buckinghamshire region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

MCSA
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Buckinghamshire 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
Milton Keynes - 6 £40,750 -
High Wycombe +4 4 £35,000 +32.07% 1
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (89.66%) Windows
3 19 (65.52%) Active Directory
4 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
5 13 (44.83%) Windows Server
6 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
7 11 (37.93%) MCSE
8 10 (34.48%) Cisco
8 10 (34.48%) VMware
8 10 (34.48%) Hyper-V
9 9 (31.03%) MCITP
9 9 (31.03%) Windows 10
10 8 (27.59%) MCP
11 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
11 7 (24.14%) Office 365
12 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
12 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (20.69%) MCTS
12 6 (20.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (20.69%) SQL
12 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
12 6 (20.69%) CCNA
12 6 (20.69%) Citrix
12 6 (20.69%) Driving Licence
13 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
13 5 (17.24%) SAN
13 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
13 5 (17.24%) Linux

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
2 4 (13.79%) IIS
3 3 (10.34%) Skype for Business
4 2 (6.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (6.90%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (24.14%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) SAN
2 4 (13.79%) DHCP
2 4 (13.79%) DNS
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (10.34%) Firewall
3 3 (10.34%) FTP
3 3 (10.34%) Internet
3 3 (10.34%) Skype
3 3 (10.34%) SSH
3 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.90%) FCoE
4 2 (6.90%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.34%) Big Data
4 1 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) IT Support
2 4 (13.79%) DBA
2 4 (13.79%) Senior IT Support
2 4 (13.79%) SQL DBA
3 3 (10.34%) Administrator
3 3 (10.34%) Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Cisco Administrator
3 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (10.34%) VMWare Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco Support
4 2 (6.90%) Data Centre Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (6.90%) IT Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) IT Support Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Support Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Driving Licence
2 5 (17.24%) Data Centre
3 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) Private Cloud
4 2 (6.90%) Clustering
4 2 (6.90%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 26 (89.66%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Windows Server
3 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (31.03%) Windows 10
5 6 (20.69%) Windows 7
6 5 (17.24%) Linux
6 5 (17.24%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (10.34%) Analytics
3 3 (10.34%) Converged Infrastructure
3 3 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.90%) Change Management
4 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.45%) Application Packaging
5 1 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.45%) Patch Management
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.45%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) SQL
2 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
3 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.90%) VBScript
5 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (37.93%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (37.93%) MCSE
3 9 (31.03%) MCITP
4 8 (27.59%) MCP
5 6 (20.69%) CCNA
5 6 (20.69%) MCTS
5 6 (20.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (10.34%) CCIE
6 3 (10.34%) CCNP
6 3 (10.34%) MCDST
7 2 (6.90%) Degree
8 1 (3.45%) CCA
8 1 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
8 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (10.34%) PCI DSS
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (65.52%) Active Directory
2 10 (34.48%) Hyper-V
3 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (10.34%) vSphere
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (6.90%) NFS
5 2 (6.90%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.90%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
6 1 (3.45%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (3.45%) UAG
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.90%) SCCM
3 1 (3.45%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
2 10 (34.48%) Cisco
2 10 (34.48%) VMware
3 6 (20.69%) Citrix
4 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
4 3 (10.34%) CommVault
4 3 (10.34%) Juniper
5 2 (6.90%) Apple
5 2 (6.90%) HP
6 1 (3.45%) Forcepoint
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