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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 132 128 129
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 16 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.19% 0.74% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.76% 2.81% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 23
Median salary £28,875 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.15% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £29,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £54,000 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
529 570 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.92% 26.32% 32.24%
Number of salaries quoted 421 463 650
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 10 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stevenage - 2 £31,750 -
Welwyn Garden City -4 1 £26,000 -8.77%
Watford -11 1 £22,500 -57.14%
MCSA
East of England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing MCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 7 (50.00%) Windows
5 6 (42.86%) MCP
5 6 (42.86%) CCNA
5 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (35.71%) MCSE
7 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 4 (28.57%) MS Office
7 4 (28.57%) A+ Certification
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 3 (21.43%) Linux
8 3 (21.43%) MCDBA
8 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
8 3 (21.43%) DNS
8 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
8 3 (21.43%) VMware
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
8 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (21.43%) Office 365
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (21.43%) Database Security
8 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
9 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
9 2 (14.29%) Windows Server

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 2 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (14.29%) DHCP
2 2 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) Internet
3 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) RDBMS
1 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) DBA
2 3 (21.43%) IT Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) IT Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) IT Support
2 3 (21.43%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) SQL DBA
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server DBA
2 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) IT Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Mac Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Mac Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Virtualisation Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (14.29%) Android
3 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Unix
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Database Security
1 3 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (14.29%) Application Packaging
2 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (42.86%) CCNA
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (42.86%) MCP
3 5 (35.71%) MCSE
4 4 (28.57%) A+ Certification
5 3 (21.43%) MCDBA
6 2 (14.29%) CCENT
6 2 (14.29%) MCTS
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) 3Com
4 2 (14.29%) Adobe
4 2 (14.29%) Apple
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) Draytek
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) NETGEAR
4 2 (14.29%) ZyXEL