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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 95 116 110
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -6
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 12 11 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.91% 0.60% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.39% 2.10% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 12 6 10
Median salary £38,750 £31,500 £37,875
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.01% -16.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,900 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +2.94%

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
354 525 588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 26.78% 28.72% 32.27%
Number of salaries quoted 307 405 424
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +22 7 £44,000 +69.23% 1
High Wycombe +8 2 £38,750 +23.01%
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (84.85%) Windows
3 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
3 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
4 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (51.52%) Windows Server
6 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (45.45%) MCSE
7 13 (39.39%) VMware
7 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
8 12 (36.36%) MCP
9 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 11 (33.33%) Cisco
9 11 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (30.30%) MCITP
11 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
11 9 (27.27%) Citrix
11 9 (27.27%) Linux
11 9 (27.27%) Data Centre
12 8 (24.24%) SharePoint
12 8 (24.24%) DHCP
12 8 (24.24%) DNS
12 8 (24.24%) SAN
12 8 (24.24%) Finance
12 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
12 8 (24.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (21.21%) MCTS
13 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
13 7 (21.21%) SQL
13 7 (21.21%) MS Office

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 (24.24%) SharePoint
2 6 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (15.15%) MS Exchange
4 3 (9.09%) IIS
4 3 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
1 7 (21.21%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) DHCP
1 8 (24.24%) DNS
1 8 (24.24%) SAN
2 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
3 5 (15.15%) FCoE
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (9.09%) Firewall
4 3 (9.09%) FTP
4 3 (9.09%) Internet
4 3 (9.09%) LAN
4 3 (9.09%) Skype
4 3 (9.09%) SSH
4 3 (9.09%) WAN
5 2 (6.06%) Unified Communications
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (3.03%) LDAP
6 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (9.09%) Big Data
4 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
General
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Analyst
1 6 (18.18%) Wintel Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) DBA
2 5 (15.15%) IT Support
2 5 (15.15%) SQL DBA
3 4 (12.12%) VMware Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Cisco Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) VMWare Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (6.06%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Network Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) SharePoint Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 6 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.09%) AS400
3 3 (9.09%) Private Cloud
4 2 (6.06%) Driving Licence
4 2 (6.06%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 28 (84.85%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (51.52%) Windows Server
4 15 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (39.39%) Windows 7
6 9 (27.27%) Linux
7 5 (15.15%) Windows 10
7 5 (15.15%) Windows 8
8 3 (9.09%) AIX
8 3 (9.09%) OS/400
8 3 (9.09%) Unix
8 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (12.12%) ITIL
3 3 (9.09%) Analytics
3 3 (9.09%) Application Packaging
3 3 (9.09%) Converged Infrastructure
3 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (9.09%) Migration
3 3 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (9.09%) Patch Management
3 3 (9.09%) Server Building
4 2 (6.06%) Change Management
4 2 (6.06%) Decision Quality
4 2 (6.06%) Innovation Management
4 2 (6.06%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.03%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) PowerShell
2 7 (21.21%) SQL
3 5 (15.15%) VBScript
4 3 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (45.45%) MCSE
3 12 (36.36%) MCP
4 11 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (30.30%) MCITP
6 8 (24.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (21.21%) MCTS
8 6 (18.18%) CCNA
9 3 (9.09%) CCIE
9 3 (9.09%) CCNP
9 3 (9.09%) MCDST
10 2 (6.06%) Degree
11 1 (3.03%) CCA
11 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
11 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
2 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.15%) Hyper-V
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (15.15%) NFS
3 5 (15.15%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (15.15%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (9.09%) vSphere
5 2 (6.06%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (6.06%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 13 (39.39%) VMware
3 11 (33.33%) Cisco
4 9 (27.27%) Citrix
5 5 (15.15%) HP
6 3 (9.09%) CheckPoint
6 3 (9.09%) CommVault
6 3 (9.09%) Juniper
7 2 (6.06%) Apple
7 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.03%) Veeam
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago