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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 115 117 123
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 22 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.98% 0.57% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.22% 1.89% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 10
Average salary £43,750 £47,750 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.37% -6.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £34,600 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +6.06%
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
684 687 588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.44% 30.26% 29.80%
Number of salaries quoted 464 500 509
Average salary £42,500 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -3 13 £30,000 -31.03% 5
High Wycombe -3 9 £55,000 +8.91% 1
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (86.11%) Windows
2 31 (86.11%) Active Directory
3 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
4 22 (61.11%) VMware
5 21 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (55.56%) ITIL
7 19 (52.78%) MCSE
8 18 (50.00%) MCP
8 18 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (47.22%) Cisco
10 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (38.89%) Citrix
12 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
12 11 (30.56%) PowerShell
12 11 (30.56%) Windows 7
13 10 (27.78%) MCITP
14 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
14 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
14 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
14 9 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
14 9 (25.00%) UAG
14 9 (25.00%) IIS
14 9 (25.00%) Symantec
14 9 (25.00%) Websense
15 8 (22.22%) ISA Server
15 8 (22.22%) Linux
15 8 (22.22%) MS Excel

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 9 (25.00%) IIS
2 8 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 6 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (13.89%) DNS
2 5 (13.89%) DHCP
3 2 (5.56%) SAN
4 1 (2.78%) Extranet
4 1 (2.78%) Firewall
4 1 (2.78%) Wireless
4 1 (2.78%) LAN
4 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) QlikView
General
1 6 (16.67%) Law
2 5 (13.89%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Analyst
2 5 (13.89%) Consultant
2 5 (13.89%) Wintel Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Applications Support
4 3 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support
4 3 (8.33%) Administrator
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Wintel Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (5.56%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) IT Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) Application Packaging
2 3 (8.33%) .NET
3 2 (5.56%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Clustering
2 3 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 31 (86.11%) Windows
2 21 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (30.56%) Windows 7
6 8 (22.22%) Linux
7 2 (5.56%) Windows XP
7 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (5.56%) UNIX
8 1 (2.78%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) ITIL
2 8 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 6 (16.67%) Change Management
4 5 (13.89%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
5 4 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 3 (8.33%) CRM
7 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.56%) ERP
7 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.56%) Data Transformation
8 1 (2.78%) Migration
8 1 (2.78%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.89%) SQL
3 3 (8.33%) Java
4 2 (5.56%) VBScript
4 2 (5.56%) VB
5 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (52.78%) MCSE
3 18 (50.00%) MCP
4 15 (41.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (27.78%) MCITP
6 9 (25.00%) SC Cleared
6 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (13.89%) VCP5
7 5 (13.89%) Degree
7 5 (13.89%) CCNA
7 5 (13.89%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (8.33%) MCTS
9 2 (5.56%) CCNP
10 1 (2.78%) CCDA
10 1 (2.78%) CCDP
10 1 (2.78%) HND
10 1 (2.78%) CCIE
10 1 (2.78%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (86.11%) Active Directory
2 18 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 9 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
3 9 (25.00%) UAG
4 8 (22.22%) ISA Server
5 6 (16.67%) XenApp
6 5 (13.89%) VMware ESX
6 5 (13.89%) vSphere
7 1 (2.78%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) SCCM
2 2 (5.56%) WSUS
3 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (63.89%) Microsoft
2 22 (61.11%) VMware
3 17 (47.22%) Cisco
4 14 (38.89%) Citrix
5 9 (25.00%) Symantec
5 9 (25.00%) Websense
6 5 (13.89%) Intel
7 3 (8.33%) Computacenter
8 2 (5.56%) Jaspersoft
8 2 (5.56%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.56%) HP
9 1 (2.78%) Dell
9 1 (2.78%) EMC
9 1 (2.78%) Remedy
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: Up to £35,000 + comprehensive benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
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Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago