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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 137 121 136
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +15
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 11 9 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.47% 0.45% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.38% 1.56% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 25
Average salary £37,500 £23,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.04% -30.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £16,000 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £23,400 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +17.18%
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
795 577 794
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 33.70% 28.72% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 656 450 653
Average salary £50,000 £42,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.34% -0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

MCSA Salary Histogram 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 29 August 2014. 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
Watford -6 8 £45,000 +181.25% 1
Potters Bar - 3 £33,000 -
MCSA
East of England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 28 (100.00%) MCSE
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (92.86%) Microsoft
3 24 (85.71%) Windows
4 21 (75.00%) Active Directory
5 20 (71.43%) MS Excel
6 16 (57.14%) VMware
6 16 (57.14%) MCITP
7 15 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (46.43%) Hyper-V
9 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (42.86%) SharePoint
9 12 (42.86%) MS Exchange
10 11 (39.29%) Cisco
11 10 (35.71%) CCNA
11 10 (35.71%) MCP
11 10 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (35.71%) Office 365
11 10 (35.71%) MCTS
12 9 (32.14%) MS Office
13 8 (28.57%) SQL
13 8 (28.57%) Project Management
13 8 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
14 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (25.00%) ITIL
15 6 (21.43%) Windows XP

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 12 (42.86%) SharePoint
1 12 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 10 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (21.43%) Lync
6 3 (10.71%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (3.57%) IIS
7 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 9 (32.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (35.71%) Office 365
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) LAN
1 5 (17.86%) WAN
1 5 (17.86%) HTTP
1 5 (17.86%) SAN
2 4 (14.29%) Firewall
3 3 (10.71%) Internet
3 3 (10.71%) DNS
4 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.14%) DHCP
4 2 (7.14%) IPv4
5 1 (3.57%) MPLS
5 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (3.57%) FTP
5 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (14.29%) Developer
3 4 (14.29%) SharePoint Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Pre Sales Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Exchange Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Support Supervisor
6 1 (3.57%) Installations Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Operations Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Web Services
2 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 12 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.57%) NetWare
7 1 (3.57%) HPUX
7 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Project Management
2 7 (25.00%) ITIL
3 5 (17.86%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (14.29%) Migration
5 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.71%) High Availability
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.57%) Capacity Management
7 1 (3.57%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Engineering
7 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.57%) Change Management
7 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.57%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) MCSE
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (57.14%) MCITP
3 10 (35.71%) MCTS
3 10 (35.71%) MCP
3 10 (35.71%) CCNA
3 10 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (14.29%) CCNP
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.57%) CCSA
6 1 (3.57%) Degree
6 1 (3.57%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 21 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (46.43%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.57%) vSphere
5 1 (3.57%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (3.57%) Tivoli
3 1 (3.57%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 16 (57.14%) VMware
3 11 (39.29%) Cisco
4 4 (14.29%) Citrix
5 3 (10.71%) HP
5 3 (10.71%) Apple
6 2 (7.14%) Symantec
6 2 (7.14%) Dell
6 2 (7.14%) IBM
7 1 (3.57%) BMC
7 1 (3.57%) CA
7 1 (3.57%) NetApp
7 1 (3.57%) Novell
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.57%) Brocade
7 1 (3.57%) Riverbed
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