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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 127 126 150
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +24
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 17 5 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.72% 0.25% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.10% 0.86% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 16 3 20
Average salary £37,500 £24,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,200 £21,950
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,600 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +7.69%
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
810 582 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.26% 29.35% 27.03%
Number of salaries quoted 648 457 647
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £61,500
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 21 October 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 21 October 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 - 10 £40,000 -
Hemel Hempstead -13 2 £21,250 -17.47% 2
Potters Bar - 2 £33,000 -
Welwyn Garden City +4 1 £31,000 -
Rickmansworth - 1 £30,000 -
Stevenage - 1 £27,500 -
MCSA
East of England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (96.88%) MCSE
2 31 (96.88%) Microsoft
3 28 (87.50%) Windows
4 27 (84.38%) Active Directory
5 24 (75.00%) MS Excel
6 23 (71.88%) VMware
7 20 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (62.50%) Hyper-V
7 20 (62.50%) MS Exchange
8 19 (59.38%) MCITP
9 18 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2010
10 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
11 14 (43.75%) Cisco
11 14 (43.75%) CCNA
11 14 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
11 14 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2013
12 13 (40.63%) Office 365
13 12 (37.50%) Project Management
14 10 (31.25%) CCNP
14 10 (31.25%) SharePoint
14 10 (31.25%) Root Cause Analysis
14 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
15 9 (28.13%) Lync
16 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
16 8 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 8 (25.00%) MS Office
16 8 (25.00%) ITIL
16 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 20 (62.50%) MS Exchange
2 18 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (31.25%) SharePoint
6 9 (28.13%) Lync
7 3 (9.38%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (6.25%) IIS
8 2 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 24 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (40.63%) Office 365
2 10 (31.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) SAN
2 5 (15.63%) HTTP
2 5 (15.63%) Firewall
3 3 (9.38%) DNS
4 2 (6.25%) LAN
4 2 (6.25%) WAN
4 2 (6.25%) DHCP
4 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.25%) IPv4
5 1 (3.13%) MPLS
5 1 (3.13%) FTP
5 1 (3.13%) VoIP
5 1 (3.13%) SSL
5 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (3.13%) Retail
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
1 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Pre Sales Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Exchange Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.25%) Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Systems Support
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.13%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) .NET
1 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.38%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.13%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.13%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 28 (87.50%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (21.88%) Windows XP
5 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.25%) Linux
7 1 (3.13%) HPUX
7 1 (3.13%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Project Management
2 10 (31.25%) Root Cause Analysis
3 8 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (9.38%) Migration
6 2 (6.25%) High Availability
6 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.13%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (3.13%) OWASP
7 1 (3.13%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Incident Management
7 1 (3.13%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.13%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (3.13%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (96.88%) MCSE
3 19 (59.38%) MCITP
4 14 (43.75%) CCNA
4 14 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (31.25%) CCNP
6 8 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (21.88%) MCP
7 7 (21.88%) MCTS
8 2 (6.25%) MCDST
8 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
8 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
9 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (3.13%) CCSA
9 1 (3.13%) Linux+ Certification
9 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) SLA
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 27 (84.38%) Active Directory
2 20 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (62.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.13%) vSphere
3 1 (3.13%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (3.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (3.13%) ARCserve
3 1 (3.13%) Cacti
3 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.13%) Opsview
Vendors
1 31 (96.88%) Microsoft
2 23 (71.88%) VMware
3 14 (43.75%) Cisco
4 4 (12.50%) Citrix
4 4 (12.50%) Symantec
5 2 (6.25%) Veeam
5 2 (6.25%) HP
5 2 (6.25%) Dell
6 1 (3.13%) NetApp
6 1 (3.13%) Novell
6 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.13%) IBM
6 1 (3.13%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.13%) Brocade
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Steria
Salary: £20k - £25k + 5% Flexible Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago