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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 117 103 119
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +16
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 6 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.34% 0.78% 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.23% 2.42% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 12
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% +39.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,450 £50,000 £67,350
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
486 578 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 27.50% 32.25% 28.77%
Number of salaries quoted 379 420 419
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £66,250 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
(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
High Wycombe +4 4 £31,500 -10.00% 1
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 31 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (93.55%) Windows
3 23 (74.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (67.74%) Windows Server
5 20 (64.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
7 17 (54.84%) MCITP
8 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
9 14 (45.16%) SQL
10 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
10 13 (41.94%) MCTS
11 12 (38.71%) ITIL
12 11 (35.48%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (35.48%) Hyper-V
12 11 (35.48%) Performance Tuning
13 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
14 9 (29.03%) Firewall
14 9 (29.03%) SQL Server 2005
15 8 (25.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
15 8 (25.81%) Office 365
15 8 (25.81%) Forefront TMG
15 8 (25.81%) UAG
15 8 (25.81%) Forcepoint
15 8 (25.81%) VMware
15 8 (25.81%) IIS
15 8 (25.81%) ISA Server
15 8 (25.81%) Cisco

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 8 (25.81%) IIS
2 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (16.13%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Excel
2 7 (22.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) Office 365
2 2 (6.45%) Google Apps
3 1 (3.23%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) Firewall
2 6 (19.35%) DNS
3 4 (12.90%) DHCP
4 3 (9.68%) LAN
4 3 (9.68%) WAN
5 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
5 2 (6.45%) Wireless
6 1 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (41.94%) SQL Server
2 11 (35.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (29.03%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) DBA
1 11 (35.48%) SQL DBA
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server DBA
2 8 (25.81%) Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Support Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (16.13%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) IT Support
6 3 (9.68%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
7 2 (6.45%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
7 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (6.45%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) COM
2 1 (3.23%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (16.13%) Clustering
2 2 (6.45%) PACS
2 2 (6.45%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 29 (93.55%) Windows
2 23 (74.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (67.74%) Windows Server
4 20 (64.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
6 6 (19.35%) Windows 8
7 3 (9.68%) Windows 10
8 2 (6.45%) Mac OS X
8 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
9 1 (3.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) ITIL
2 11 (35.48%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (22.58%) Change Management
4 5 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (16.13%) Time Management
5 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
5 4 (12.90%) Service Delivery
6 3 (9.68%) CRM
7 2 (6.45%) Risk Analysis
8 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
8 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity Management
8 1 (3.23%) Data Management
8 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
8 1 (3.23%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (54.84%) MCITP
3 13 (41.94%) MCTS
4 8 (25.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (19.35%) MCSE
6 5 (16.13%) Degree
6 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
6 5 (16.13%) Security Cleared
7 4 (12.90%) MCP
8 3 (9.68%) CCNA
8 3 (9.68%) CCNP
8 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (9.68%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (6.45%) MCDST
10 1 (3.23%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 11 (35.48%) Hyper-V
3 8 (25.81%) Forefront TMG
3 8 (25.81%) ISA Server
3 8 (25.81%) UAG
3 8 (25.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.81%) Cisco
2 8 (25.81%) Forcepoint
2 8 (25.81%) VMware
3 6 (19.35%) Citrix
4 5 (16.13%) Symantec
5 3 (9.68%) Polycom
5 3 (9.68%) WatchGuard
6 2 (6.45%) Google
7 1 (3.23%) Computacenter
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