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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 105 122 112
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -10
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 27 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.18% 0.62% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.84% 2.03% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 15
Average salary £31,000 £35,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,375 £27,350 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £55,250 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
MCSA
South East

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
703 641 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.66% 30.68% 29.47%
Number of salaries quoted 534 445 508
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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
Milton Keynes +9 21 £31,000 -8.14% 1
High Wycombe - 3 £50,000 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 51 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (88.24%) Windows
3 41 (80.39%) Active Directory
4 32 (62.75%) VMware
5 30 (58.82%) Cisco
6 26 (50.98%) Microsoft
7 25 (49.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (47.06%) MCITP
9 23 (45.10%) MCSE
9 23 (45.10%) ITIL
10 21 (41.18%) MCP
11 20 (39.22%) Windows Server 2012
12 19 (37.25%) VMware Infrastructure
13 18 (35.29%) Citrix
14 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 17 (33.33%) Hyper-V
15 16 (31.37%) PowerShell
15 16 (31.37%) SC Cleared
15 16 (31.37%) Security Cleared
15 16 (31.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 16 (31.37%) Forefront TMG
15 16 (31.37%) UAG
15 16 (31.37%) ISA Server
15 16 (31.37%) Websense
15 16 (31.37%) Symantec
15 16 (31.37%) Clustering
15 16 (31.37%) Law
15 16 (31.37%) IIS
16 12 (23.53%) Incident Management
17 11 (21.57%) Change Management

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 16 (31.37%) IIS
2 7 (13.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Office
2 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.96%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.96%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.80%) DNS
3 4 (7.84%) DHCP
4 2 (3.92%) Wireless
5 1 (1.96%) SAN
5 1 (1.96%) Extranet
5 1 (1.96%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) QlikView
General
1 16 (31.37%) Law
2 9 (17.65%) Finance
3 3 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Analyst
2 11 (21.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (9.80%) Support Engineer
3 5 (9.80%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Wintel Analyst
5 3 (5.88%) Applications Support
5 3 (5.88%) DBA
5 3 (5.88%) SQL Server DBA
5 3 (5.88%) SQL DBA
5 3 (5.88%) Applications Support Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Desktop Support
6 2 (3.92%) Messaging Engineer
6 2 (3.92%) Support Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (1.96%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (1.96%) Service Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Administrator
7 1 (1.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (1.96%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) Application Packaging
2 3 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (1.96%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (31.37%) Clustering
2 6 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.88%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.96%) Replication
5 1 (1.96%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 45 (88.24%) Windows
2 25 (49.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (39.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (17.65%) Windows 7
6 6 (11.76%) Linux
7 2 (3.92%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.92%) UNIX
7 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) ITIL
2 12 (23.53%) Incident Management
3 11 (21.57%) Change Management
4 8 (15.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
5 5 (9.80%) Patch Management
5 5 (9.80%) Server Building
6 4 (7.84%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.88%) CRM
7 3 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.92%) Time Management
8 2 (3.92%) Migration
8 2 (3.92%) Knowledge Management
9 1 (1.96%) Risk Analysis
9 1 (1.96%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.96%) ERP
9 1 (1.96%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.96%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) PowerShell
2 8 (15.69%) SQL
3 3 (5.88%) Java
4 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.96%) VBScript
5 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (47.06%) MCITP
3 23 (45.10%) MCSE
4 21 (41.18%) MCP
5 16 (31.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 16 (31.37%) SC Cleared
5 16 (31.37%) Security Cleared
6 7 (13.73%) Degree
7 6 (11.76%) CCNA
7 6 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (7.84%) MCTS
9 3 (5.88%) CCNP
10 1 (1.96%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (80.39%) Active Directory
2 19 (37.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 16 (31.37%) Forefront TMG
4 16 (31.37%) UAG
4 16 (31.37%) ISA Server
5 2 (3.92%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.96%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) SCCM
2 2 (3.92%) SCOM
3 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (62.75%) VMware
2 30 (58.82%) Cisco
3 26 (50.98%) Microsoft
4 18 (35.29%) Citrix
5 16 (31.37%) Symantec
5 16 (31.37%) Websense
6 8 (15.69%) Computacenter
7 1 (1.96%) Google
7 1 (1.96%) Jaspersoft
7 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.96%) HP
7 1 (1.96%) Intel
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Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago