The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 115 131 125
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -6
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 36 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.49% 0.47% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.47% 1.40% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 34 10 7
Average salary £31,250 £37,500 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +63.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,950 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £52,500 £23,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
MCSA
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
806 785 575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.36% 33.71% 28.72%
Number of salaries quoted 699 649 449
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

MCSA
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Hemel Hempstead - 18 £27,500 -
Watford -11 6 £34,000 -24.44%
Borehamwood - 4 £32,500 -
MCSA
East of England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 59 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (96.61%) Windows
3 52 (88.14%) Active Directory
4 46 (77.97%) VMware
4 46 (77.97%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (66.10%) Microsoft
6 38 (64.41%) MCSE
7 36 (61.02%) MCITP
8 33 (55.93%) SQL Server
9 25 (42.37%) VMware ESXi
10 24 (40.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 24 (40.68%) Windows 7
11 22 (37.29%) SCCM
11 22 (37.29%) TCP/IP
12 18 (30.51%) DNS
12 18 (30.51%) SQL
12 18 (30.51%) PowerShell
13 17 (28.81%) Office 365
13 17 (28.81%) DHCP
14 16 (27.12%) CCNA
14 16 (27.12%) Cisco Certification
15 15 (25.42%) Firewall
15 15 (25.42%) MS Excel
16 14 (23.73%) XenApp
17 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Azure
17 13 (22.03%) Citrix
18 12 (20.34%) MCP
18 12 (20.34%) Cisco
18 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2003
19 11 (18.64%) SLA

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 10 (16.95%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.86%) MS Exchange
3 6 (10.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (8.47%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.69%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (25.42%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (28.81%) Office 365
2 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.69%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (37.29%) TCP/IP
2 18 (30.51%) DNS
3 17 (28.81%) DHCP
4 15 (25.42%) Firewall
5 9 (15.25%) WAN
5 9 (15.25%) LAN
6 6 (10.17%) SSL
6 6 (10.17%) VLAN
6 6 (10.17%) NAS
6 6 (10.17%) VPN
7 4 (6.78%) SAN
7 4 (6.78%) VoIP
8 3 (5.08%) Internet
9 1 (1.69%) HTTP
9 1 (1.69%) Wireless
9 1 (1.69%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (55.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.69%) Advertising
2 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (22.03%) Server Engineer
2 12 (20.34%) Help Desk Engineer
3 11 (18.64%) Analyst
4 9 (15.25%) Support Analyst
5 7 (11.86%) Technical Support
5 7 (11.86%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Support Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) Server Support
7 5 (8.47%) Server Analyst
7 5 (8.47%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (8.47%) IT Support
7 5 (8.47%) Server Support Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Project Engineer
8 4 (6.78%) Technical Analyst
8 4 (6.78%) Desktop Engineer
9 3 (5.08%) Administrator
9 3 (5.08%) Technical Support Analyst
9 3 (5.08%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (5.08%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Blackberry
2 6 (10.17%) Replication
2 6 (10.17%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (10.17%) HP StoreVirtual
3 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 57 (96.61%) Windows
2 46 (77.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (40.68%) Windows 7
3 24 (40.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.78%) Android
6 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.17%) ITIL
2 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2
3 4 (6.78%) Validation
4 2 (3.39%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.69%) Migration
5 1 (1.69%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.51%) SQL
1 18 (30.51%) PowerShell
2 6 (10.17%) Bash Shell
2 6 (10.17%) VBA
3 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 59 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 38 (64.41%) MCSE
3 36 (61.02%) MCITP
4 16 (27.12%) CCNA
4 16 (27.12%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (20.34%) MCP
6 7 (11.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (8.47%) Degree
8 1 (1.69%) CCIA
8 1 (1.69%) CCA
8 1 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.64%) SLA
2 4 (6.78%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 4 (6.78%) GMP
System Software
1 52 (88.14%) Active Directory
2 25 (42.37%) VMware ESXi
3 14 (23.73%) XenApp
4 8 (13.56%) Hyper-V
5 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (6.78%) Terminal Services
7 3 (5.08%) Xen
8 1 (1.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (37.29%) SCCM
2 5 (8.47%) SCOM
Vendors
1 46 (77.97%) VMware
2 39 (66.10%) Microsoft
3 13 (22.03%) Citrix
4 12 (20.34%) Cisco
5 9 (15.25%) Apple
6 8 (13.56%) HP
7 7 (11.86%) Dell
7 7 (11.86%) Fujitsu
8 6 (10.17%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.69%) Polycom
9 1 (1.69%) Google
9 1 (1.69%) EMC
9 1 (1.69%) NetApp
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