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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 103 109 103
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 31 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.39% 0.69% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.61% 2.33% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 17
Average salary £30,500 £32,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.15% -21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £26,000 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £50,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
672 601 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.16% 29.55% 29.96%
Number of salaries quoted 509 420 482
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +8 23 £31,000 +10.71% 1
High Wycombe -4 1 - -
Aylesbury - 1 £26,000 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 57 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (91.23%) Windows
3 46 (80.70%) Active Directory
4 34 (59.65%) VMware
5 33 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (56.14%) Cisco
7 29 (50.88%) Microsoft
8 28 (49.12%) MCITP
8 28 (49.12%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (45.61%) MCSE
10 25 (43.86%) ITIL
11 23 (40.35%) Hyper-V
12 22 (38.60%) VMware Infrastructure
12 22 (38.60%) MCP
12 22 (38.60%) Windows Server 2003
13 21 (36.84%) Citrix
14 19 (33.33%) IIS
14 19 (33.33%) ISA Server
14 19 (33.33%) Websense
14 19 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
14 19 (33.33%) UAG
14 19 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 18 (31.58%) PowerShell
15 18 (31.58%) SC Cleared
15 18 (31.58%) Security Cleared
15 18 (31.58%) Symantec
15 18 (31.58%) Clustering
16 16 (28.07%) Law
17 13 (22.81%) Change Management
18 12 (21.05%) SQL Server

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 19 (33.33%) IIS
2 7 (12.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (10.53%) SharePoint
4 5 (8.77%) MS Exchange
5 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) MS Office
2 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Office 365
2 3 (5.26%) Google Apps
3 2 (3.51%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (17.54%) TCP/IP
2 7 (12.28%) DNS
3 4 (7.02%) Firewall
3 4 (7.02%) DHCP
4 3 (5.26%) Wireless
5 1 (1.75%) LAN
5 1 (1.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 16 (28.07%) Law
2 10 (17.54%) Finance
3 3 (5.26%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 21 (36.84%) Analyst
2 11 (19.30%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (10.53%) SQL Server DBA
3 6 (10.53%) SQL DBA
3 6 (10.53%) DBA
4 5 (8.77%) Wintel Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) IT Support
6 3 (5.26%) Desktop Support
6 3 (5.26%) Wintel Analyst
7 2 (3.51%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.51%) IT Support Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Messaging Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 1 (1.75%) IT Support Specialist
8 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) Application Packaging
2 2 (3.51%) .NET
3 1 (1.75%) COM
3 1 (1.75%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.58%) Clustering
2 6 (10.53%) Data Centre
3 5 (8.77%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.51%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 52 (91.23%) Windows
2 33 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (49.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (38.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (14.04%) Windows 7
6 5 (8.77%) Linux
7 3 (5.26%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.26%) Mac OS X
7 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.51%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) ITIL
2 13 (22.81%) Change Management
3 12 (21.05%) Incident Management
4 11 (19.30%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (8.77%) Patch Management
6 5 (8.77%) Server Building
6 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.26%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (5.26%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.51%) CRM
8 2 (3.51%) Migration
8 2 (3.51%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (3.51%) Time Management
9 1 (1.75%) ITIL V3
9 1 (1.75%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.58%) PowerShell
2 10 (17.54%) SQL
3 2 (3.51%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.51%) Java
Qualifications
1 57 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (49.12%) MCITP
3 26 (45.61%) MCSE
4 22 (38.60%) MCP
5 19 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 18 (31.58%) SC Cleared
6 18 (31.58%) Security Cleared
7 8 (14.04%) Degree
8 7 (12.28%) CCNA
8 7 (12.28%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (10.53%) MCTS
10 4 (7.02%) CCNP
11 1 (1.75%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (19.30%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (80.70%) Active Directory
2 23 (40.35%) Hyper-V
3 22 (38.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (33.33%) ISA Server
4 19 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
4 19 (33.33%) UAG
5 2 (3.51%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.75%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (8.77%) SCCM
2 2 (3.51%) SCOM
3 1 (1.75%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 34 (59.65%) VMware
2 32 (56.14%) Cisco
3 29 (50.88%) Microsoft
4 21 (36.84%) Citrix
5 19 (33.33%) Websense
6 18 (31.58%) Symantec
7 9 (15.79%) Computacenter
8 3 (5.26%) Google
9 1 (1.75%) Intel
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