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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 109 101 118
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 14 17 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.68% 0.93% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.30% 3.11% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 12
Average salary £32,500 £41,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.21% +26.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,200 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +17.18%
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
610 546 663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 29.47% 29.92% 36.07%
Number of salaries quoted 425 483 580
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
(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 -22 4 £28,000 -34.88% 2
Chesham - 3 £27,500 -
High Wycombe -7 2 £40,000 +14.28% 1
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (96.55%) Windows
3 25 (86.21%) Microsoft
4 23 (79.31%) MCSE
5 21 (72.41%) Active Directory
5 21 (72.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (65.52%) VMware
7 17 (58.62%) MS Exchange
8 15 (51.72%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
10 12 (41.38%) MCP
10 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (41.38%) Hyper-V
11 11 (37.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2003
12 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (31.03%) MCITP
13 9 (31.03%) Citrix
13 9 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (31.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 9 (31.03%) CCNA
14 8 (27.59%) Firewall
14 8 (27.59%) Finance
14 8 (27.59%) Linux
14 8 (27.59%) ITIL
14 8 (27.59%) LAN
14 8 (27.59%) Cisco
14 8 (27.59%) WAN
14 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 17 (58.62%) MS Exchange
2 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2003
2 10 (34.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (31.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (24.14%) IIS
4 7 (24.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (20.69%) Lync
5 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
6 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (20.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) LAN
1 8 (27.59%) WAN
1 8 (27.59%) Firewall
1 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
2 7 (24.14%) DHCP
2 7 (24.14%) DNS
3 5 (17.24%) SAN
4 2 (6.90%) Network Security
5 1 (3.45%) NAS
5 1 (3.45%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.45%) VPN
5 1 (3.45%) MPLS
5 1 (3.45%) H.323
5 1 (3.45%) SMTP
5 1 (3.45%) PBX
5 1 (3.45%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (20.69%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (17.24%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Build Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Senior Server Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (10.34%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (10.34%) Server Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Support Analyst
3 3 (10.34%) Technical Support
3 3 (10.34%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Support
4 2 (6.90%) Field Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Field Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Systems Support Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Server Specialist
4 2 (6.90%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Clustering
2 1 (3.45%) PKI
2 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 28 (96.55%) Windows
2 21 (72.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (27.59%) Linux
6 7 (24.14%) Windows 7
7 3 (10.34%) UNIX
8 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
9 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
9 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) ITIL
2 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
2 4 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (6.90%) Migration
4 1 (3.45%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.45%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (79.31%) MCSE
3 12 (41.38%) MCP
4 11 (37.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 9 (31.03%) CCNA
5 9 (31.03%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (31.03%) MCITP
6 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
6 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
7 5 (17.24%) CCNP
8 3 (10.34%) MCTS
9 2 (6.90%) MCDST
9 2 (6.90%) A+ Certification
10 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (3.45%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (3.45%) VCP5
10 1 (3.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (6.90%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 21 (72.41%) Active Directory
2 15 (51.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (41.38%) Hyper-V
4 6 (20.69%) UAG
5 5 (17.24%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (17.24%) XenDesktop
5 5 (17.24%) XenApp
6 3 (10.34%) vSphere
7 2 (6.90%) XenServer
7 2 (6.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (6.90%) VMware Server
8 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) Microsoft
2 19 (65.52%) VMware
3 9 (31.03%) Citrix
4 8 (27.59%) Cisco
5 5 (17.24%) Symantec
5 5 (17.24%) Remedy
5 5 (17.24%) Websense
5 5 (17.24%) HP
6 4 (13.79%) Dell
7 1 (3.45%) Intel
7 1 (3.45%) Siemens
7 1 (3.45%) Mitel
7 1 (3.45%) Polycom
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum + Car + Benefits and IT Certificatio
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Milton Keynes
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
High Wycombe
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago