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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 103 123 124
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +1
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 19 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.23% 0.90% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.60% 3.24% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 4
Median salary £35,000 £27,000 £37,875
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.62% -28.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £42,500 £46,475
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
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
413 587 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 26.75% 27.78% 31.79%
Number of salaries quoted 350 422 484
Median salary £41,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 4 December 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 4 December 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
High Wycombe +16 5 £37,500 +27.11%
Milton Keynes +14 4 £61,250 +135.57%
Newport Pagnell - 3 £34,000 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 38 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (89.47%) Windows
3 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
4 22 (57.89%) Active Directory
5 21 (55.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (47.37%) Windows Server
7 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (42.11%) Windows 7
9 14 (36.84%) MCITP
9 14 (36.84%) MCSE
9 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
10 13 (34.21%) VMware
11 11 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (28.95%) MCP
11 11 (28.95%) MCTS
11 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (26.32%) TCP/IP
13 9 (23.68%) DNS
13 9 (23.68%) Cisco
13 9 (23.68%) MS Office
13 9 (23.68%) SQL
13 9 (23.68%) Linux
13 9 (23.68%) Finance
13 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
14 8 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (21.05%) SAN
14 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
14 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
14 8 (21.05%) Citrix
14 8 (21.05%) PowerShell

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 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
2 6 (15.79%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (13.16%) MS Exchange
4 3 (7.89%) IIS
4 3 (7.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (23.68%) MS Office
2 8 (21.05%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) TCP/IP
2 9 (23.68%) DNS
3 8 (21.05%) SAN
4 7 (18.42%) DHCP
5 5 (13.16%) FCoE
6 3 (7.89%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (7.89%) Firewall
6 3 (7.89%) FTP
6 3 (7.89%) Internet
6 3 (7.89%) LAN
6 3 (7.89%) Skype
6 3 (7.89%) SSH
6 3 (7.89%) WAN
6 3 (7.89%) Wireless
7 2 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.63%) LDAP
8 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.89%) Big Data
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (23.68%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Analyst
1 8 (21.05%) DBA
1 8 (21.05%) SQL DBA
2 6 (15.79%) IT Support
2 6 (15.79%) VMware Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Administrator
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (7.89%) Active Directory Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) Exchange Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) IT Support Specialist
4 3 (7.89%) Support Specialist
4 3 (7.89%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.89%) VMWare Administrator
5 2 (5.26%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) AS400
3 3 (7.89%) Private Cloud
4 2 (5.26%) Driving Licence
4 2 (5.26%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.63%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 34 (89.47%) Windows
2 21 (55.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (47.37%) Windows Server
4 17 (44.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (42.11%) Windows 7
6 9 (23.68%) Linux
7 7 (18.42%) Windows 8
8 5 (13.16%) Windows 10
9 3 (7.89%) AIX
9 3 (7.89%) OS/400
9 3 (7.89%) Unix
9 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (5.26%) Windows Vista
10 2 (5.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (7.89%) Analytics
2 3 (7.89%) Application Packaging
2 3 (7.89%) Converged Infrastructure
2 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (7.89%) ITIL
2 3 (7.89%) Migration
2 3 (7.89%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (7.89%) Patch Management
2 3 (7.89%) Server Building
2 3 (7.89%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (5.26%) Decision Quality
3 2 (5.26%) Innovation Management
3 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.63%) Change Management
4 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
4 1 (2.63%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.68%) SQL
2 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
3 5 (13.16%) VBScript
4 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (36.84%) MCITP
2 14 (36.84%) MCSE
3 11 (28.95%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (28.95%) MCP
3 11 (28.95%) MCTS
4 8 (21.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (15.79%) CCNA
6 3 (7.89%) CCIE
6 3 (7.89%) CCNP
6 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
7 2 (5.26%) DBS Check
7 2 (5.26%) Degree
7 2 (5.26%) MCDST
8 1 (2.63%) CCA
8 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
2 3 (7.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (7.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 11 (28.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (13.16%) NFS
4 5 (13.16%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (13.16%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (7.89%) vSphere
6 2 (5.26%) Terminal Services
6 2 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) SCCM
2 3 (7.89%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 24 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 13 (34.21%) VMware
3 9 (23.68%) Cisco
4 8 (21.05%) Citrix
5 5 (13.16%) HP
6 3 (7.89%) CheckPoint
6 3 (7.89%) CommVault
6 3 (7.89%) Juniper
7 2 (5.26%) Apple
7 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.63%) Veeam