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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 98 117 130
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +13
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 10 28 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.69% 1.17% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.27% 3.66% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 12
Median salary £41,500 £32,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.69% -35.64%
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £34,000 £34,750
% change year-on-year
-7.35% -2.15%
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
440 764 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.39% 31.79% 31.30%
Number of salaries quoted 345 544 506
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +18 7 £41,500 +38.33% 1
High Wycombe +2 3 £22,000 -60.00%
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (80.00%) Windows
3 12 (80.00%) MS Excel
4 10 (66.67%) ITIL
4 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 10 (66.67%) MCITP
5 9 (60.00%) MCTS
5 9 (60.00%) VMware
5 9 (60.00%) MCSE
6 8 (53.33%) MS Office
6 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (53.33%) Windows 8
6 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (46.67%) Windows 10
7 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
7 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
7 7 (46.67%) MCP
7 7 (46.67%) Retail
7 7 (46.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (20.00%) CCNA
8 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
8 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
9 2 (13.33%) Cisco
9 2 (13.33%) CCENT
10 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared

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 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (53.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.67%) DNS
2 1 (6.67%) Firewall
2 1 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (6.67%) VPN
2 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (46.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 7 (46.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 7 (46.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) Infrastructure Support
1 7 (46.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 7 (46.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) IT Support
3 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) IT Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Support Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) IT Support Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Driving Licence
1 1 (6.67%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows 8
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (46.67%) Windows 10
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
5 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Application Packaging
2 1 (6.67%) Change Management
2 1 (6.67%) CRM
2 1 (6.67%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (6.67%) Release Management
2 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (6.67%) Service Management
2 1 (6.67%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (66.67%) MCITP
3 9 (60.00%) MCSE
3 9 (60.00%) MCTS
4 7 (46.67%) MCP
4 7 (46.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (20.00%) CCNA
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (13.33%) CCENT
7 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
7 1 (6.67%) CCAA
7 1 (6.67%) CISM
7 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (6.67%) DBS Check
7 1 (6.67%) Degree
7 1 (6.67%) MCDST
7 1 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
7 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
7 1 (6.67%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (6.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
3 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Competitive plus benefits
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