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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 104 108 124
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +16
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 12 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.68% 0.76% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.18% 2.57% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 13
Average salary £38,750 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.23% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £68,000 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
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
551 545 682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 31.34% 29.60% 33.80%
Number of salaries quoted 396 428 590
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -2 9 £50,000 +58.73% 1
High Wycombe 0 2 £35,000 +7.69% 1
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 30 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (86.67%) Microsoft
3 24 (80.00%) Windows
3 24 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 22 (73.33%) MCSE
4 22 (73.33%) VMware
5 21 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (66.67%) MS Exchange
7 18 (60.00%) Citrix
8 17 (56.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 16 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2003
9 16 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
11 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (40.00%) ITIL
12 12 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
13 11 (36.67%) MCP
13 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
13 11 (36.67%) HP
14 10 (33.33%) Cisco
14 10 (33.33%) Hyper-V
14 10 (33.33%) Firewall
15 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (30.00%) XenApp
15 9 (30.00%) CCNA
16 8 (26.67%) SAN
17 7 (23.33%) Dell
17 7 (23.33%) SQL

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 20 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 16 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 14 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (23.33%) SharePoint
6 4 (13.33%) Lync
6 4 (13.33%) IIS
6 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) Firewall
2 8 (26.67%) SAN
3 7 (23.33%) NAS
4 6 (20.00%) Network Security
4 6 (20.00%) DNS
4 6 (20.00%) DHCP
5 4 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (13.33%) LAN
5 4 (13.33%) WAN
6 3 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (43.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.33%) QlikView
General
1 3 (10.00%) Local Government
2 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Server Specialist
3 5 (16.67%) Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (13.33%) Technical Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (6.67%) Server Support
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Support
7 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Support Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Support
7 1 (3.33%) Junior
7 1 (3.33%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
1 1 (3.33%) EDI
1 1 (3.33%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 24 (80.00%) Windows
2 20 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (10.00%) Linux
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.67%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.33%) UNIX
7 1 (3.33%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 5 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (10.00%) People Management
3 3 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (6.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.33%) Data Transformation
5 1 (3.33%) CRM
5 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.33%) ERP
5 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.33%) Java
3 1 (3.33%) VBScript
3 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (73.33%) MCSE
3 17 (56.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 11 (36.67%) MCP
5 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (30.00%) CCNA
6 6 (20.00%) MCITP
6 6 (20.00%) CCA
6 6 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (20.00%) CCEA
7 5 (16.67%) CCNP
7 5 (16.67%) VCP5
8 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
8 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
9 3 (10.00%) Degree
10 2 (6.67%) MCTS
11 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (3.33%) CCDA
11 1 (3.33%) CCDP
11 1 (3.33%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 9 (30.00%) XenApp
5 5 (16.67%) VMware ESX
5 5 (16.67%) vSphere
6 4 (13.33%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (13.33%) UAG
6 4 (13.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) WSUS
1 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 22 (73.33%) VMware
3 18 (60.00%) Citrix
4 11 (36.67%) HP
5 10 (33.33%) Cisco
6 7 (23.33%) Dell
7 5 (16.67%) Intel
8 4 (13.33%) Websense
8 4 (13.33%) Symantec
8 4 (13.33%) Remedy
9 1 (3.33%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
9 1 (3.33%) EMC
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £28000.00 - £31000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago