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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 109 121 122
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +1
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 29 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.26% 0.73% 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.95% 2.35% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 19 11 12
Average salary £31,000 £50,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.61% +22.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £32,500 £25,550
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £55,000 £58,300
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £30,750
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +12.19%
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
734 681 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 31.86% 31.11% 28.59%
Number of salaries quoted 530 488 521
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 7 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 7 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 +4 23 £30,000 -36.84% 2
High Wycombe +6 4 £55,000 +8.91%
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 7 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 44 (86.27%) Windows
3 41 (80.39%) Active Directory
4 34 (66.67%) VMware
5 30 (58.82%) Cisco
6 28 (54.90%) Microsoft
7 25 (49.02%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (47.06%) MCSE
9 23 (45.10%) ITIL
10 22 (43.14%) MCP
10 22 (43.14%) MCITP
11 21 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
12 20 (39.22%) Windows Server 2012
13 18 (35.29%) Citrix
14 17 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
14 17 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 16 (31.37%) PowerShell
16 15 (29.41%) SC Cleared
16 15 (29.41%) Security Cleared
16 15 (29.41%) Hyper-V
16 15 (29.41%) Clustering
16 15 (29.41%) Forefront TMG
16 15 (29.41%) UAG
16 15 (29.41%) Law
16 15 (29.41%) ISA Server
16 15 (29.41%) Symantec
16 15 (29.41%) Websense
16 15 (29.41%) IIS
17 12 (23.53%) Incident Management
18 11 (21.57%) SQL Server

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 15 (29.41%) IIS
2 7 (13.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 4 (7.84%) MS Exchange
5 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.80%) DNS
2 5 (9.80%) DHCP
3 2 (3.92%) SAN
4 1 (1.96%) Extranet
4 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.92%) QlikView
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 15 (29.41%) Law
2 8 (15.69%) Finance
3 2 (3.92%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Analyst
2 10 (19.61%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (9.80%) Wintel Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Wintel Analyst
4 4 (7.84%) Support Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Applications Support
5 3 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (5.88%) DBA
5 3 (5.88%) Administrator
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%) Consultant
7 1 (1.96%) Service Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) Support Analyst
7 1 (1.96%) 1st Line Support
7 1 (1.96%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.80%) Application Packaging
2 3 (5.88%) .NET
3 2 (3.92%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) Clustering
2 7 (13.73%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.88%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.96%) Replication
5 1 (1.96%) iPhone
5 1 (1.96%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 44 (86.27%) 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 8 (15.69%) Linux
7 3 (5.88%) UNIX
8 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
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%) PRINCE2
5 5 (9.80%) Patch Management
5 5 (9.80%) Server Building
6 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.88%) CRM
7 3 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.92%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.92%) Migration
8 2 (3.92%) Time Management
8 2 (3.92%) Data Transformation
8 2 (3.92%) ERP
8 2 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.96%) Risk Analysis
9 1 (1.96%) Knowledge Management
9 1 (1.96%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 16 (31.37%) PowerShell
2 8 (15.69%) SQL
3 3 (5.88%) Java
4 2 (3.92%) VBScript
4 2 (3.92%) VB
4 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 51 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (47.06%) MCSE
3 22 (43.14%) MCP
3 22 (43.14%) MCITP
4 17 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (29.41%) SC Cleared
5 15 (29.41%) Security Cleared
6 6 (11.76%) Degree
6 6 (11.76%) CCNA
6 6 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (9.80%) MCTS
8 2 (3.92%) CCNP
8 2 (3.92%) VCP5
9 1 (1.96%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (80.39%) Active Directory
2 21 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (29.41%) Hyper-V
3 15 (29.41%) ISA Server
3 15 (29.41%) Forefront TMG
3 15 (29.41%) UAG
4 3 (5.88%) VMware ESX
5 2 (3.92%) VMware Server
5 2 (3.92%) XenApp
5 2 (3.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.80%) SCCM
2 2 (3.92%) SCOM
2 2 (3.92%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (66.67%) VMware
2 30 (58.82%) Cisco
3 28 (54.90%) Microsoft
4 18 (35.29%) Citrix
5 15 (29.41%) Symantec
5 15 (29.41%) Websense
6 8 (15.69%) Computacenter
7 3 (5.88%) Intel
8 2 (3.92%) Jaspersoft
8 2 (3.92%) Red Hat
8 2 (3.92%) HP
9 1 (1.96%) Dell
9 1 (1.96%) EMC
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
First Point
Salary: £26000 - £36000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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First Point
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago