The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Dunstable region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 19 14 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 2 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 3.64% 2.33% 5.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.50% 12.50% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Average salary £37,500 £38,250 £35,917
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% +6.49%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
MCSA
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dunstable region.

Qualifications Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
16 8 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 29.09% 18.60% 51.28%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 36
Average salary £50,000 £38,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.71% +9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £42,500 £39,825
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Dunstable region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

MCSA
Salary Trend in Dunstable

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Dunstable region.

MCSA Salary Trend in Dunstable

MCSA
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) VMware