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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 111 120 126
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 26 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.14% 0.68% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.63% 2.17% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 7
Average salary £45,000 £50,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.89% -8.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £32,500 £22,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,250 £35,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.75%
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
717 692 541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 31.46% 31.41% 26.43%
Number of salaries quoted 491 514 465
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 £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 May 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 29 May 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 -6 14 £30,000 -27.27% 3
High Wycombe 0 11 £55,000 +8.91% 1
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 43 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (83.72%) Windows
3 34 (79.07%) Active Directory
4 27 (62.79%) VMware
5 26 (60.47%) Microsoft
6 24 (55.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (51.16%) MCSE
7 22 (51.16%) ITIL
8 21 (48.84%) MCP
8 21 (48.84%) Cisco
8 21 (48.84%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (41.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (39.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 16 (37.21%) MCITP
11 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2003
11 16 (37.21%) Citrix
12 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
12 13 (30.23%) PowerShell
13 11 (25.58%) Hyper-V
13 11 (25.58%) Forefront TMG
13 11 (25.58%) UAG
13 11 (25.58%) SC Cleared
13 11 (25.58%) Security Cleared
13 11 (25.58%) IIS
13 11 (25.58%) Symantec
13 11 (25.58%) Websense
14 10 (23.26%) ISA Server
14 10 (23.26%) Incident Management
14 10 (23.26%) Clustering
14 10 (23.26%) Windows 7

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 11 (25.58%) IIS
2 9 (20.93%) MS Exchange
3 7 (16.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (13.95%) SharePoint
5 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) TCP/IP
2 5 (11.63%) DNS
2 5 (11.63%) DHCP
3 2 (4.65%) SAN
4 1 (2.33%) LAN
4 1 (2.33%) WAN
4 1 (2.33%) Firewall
4 1 (2.33%) Wireless
4 1 (2.33%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) QlikView
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 9 (20.93%) Law
2 6 (13.95%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (30.23%) Analyst
2 5 (11.63%) Consultant
2 5 (11.63%) Support Engineer
2 5 (11.63%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Wintel Analyst
3 4 (9.30%) Senior Support Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) Applications Support
3 4 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (6.98%) Administrator
4 3 (6.98%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.98%) Desktop Support
4 3 (6.98%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) SQL DBA
5 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server DBA
5 2 (4.65%) Messaging Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) DBA
6 1 (2.33%) Support Analyst
6 1 (2.33%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (2.33%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) Application Packaging
2 4 (9.30%) .NET
3 2 (4.65%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Clustering
2 7 (16.28%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.98%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.33%) iPhone
5 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (83.72%) Windows
2 24 (55.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (41.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (37.21%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (23.26%) Windows 7
6 8 (18.60%) Linux
7 3 (6.98%) UNIX
8 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) ITIL
2 10 (23.26%) Incident Management
3 8 (18.60%) Change Management
4 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
5 5 (11.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (11.63%) Patch Management
5 5 (11.63%) Server Building
5 5 (11.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (9.30%) Service Delivery
6 4 (9.30%) CRM
7 2 (4.65%) Migration
7 2 (4.65%) Time Management
7 2 (4.65%) Data Transformation
7 2 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.65%) ERP
8 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.33%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) PowerShell
2 8 (18.60%) SQL
3 4 (9.30%) Java
4 2 (4.65%) Shell Script
4 2 (4.65%) VBScript
4 2 (4.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (51.16%) MCSE
3 21 (48.84%) MCP
4 17 (39.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 16 (37.21%) MCITP
6 11 (25.58%) SC Cleared
6 11 (25.58%) Security Cleared
7 6 (13.95%) Degree
8 5 (11.63%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (11.63%) CCNA
8 5 (11.63%) MCTS
8 5 (11.63%) VCP5
9 2 (4.65%) CCNP
10 1 (2.33%) CCIE
10 1 (2.33%) HND
10 1 (2.33%) CCDA
10 1 (2.33%) CCDP
10 1 (2.33%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (16.28%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (79.07%) Active Directory
2 21 (48.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (25.58%) Hyper-V
3 11 (25.58%) Forefront TMG
3 11 (25.58%) UAG
4 10 (23.26%) ISA Server
5 6 (13.95%) XenApp
6 5 (11.63%) VMware ESX
6 5 (11.63%) vSphere
7 2 (4.65%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) SCCM
2 2 (4.65%) SCOM
2 2 (4.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (62.79%) VMware
2 26 (60.47%) Microsoft
3 21 (48.84%) Cisco
4 16 (37.21%) Citrix
5 11 (25.58%) Symantec
5 11 (25.58%) Websense
6 5 (11.63%) Intel
7 4 (9.30%) Computacenter
8 2 (4.65%) Jaspersoft
8 2 (4.65%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.65%) HP
9 1 (2.33%) Dell
9 1 (2.33%) EMC
9 1 (2.33%) Remedy
Milton Keynes
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
High Wycombe
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago