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

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 125 124 160
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +36
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 24 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.97% 0.42% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.99% 1.30% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 24 7 5
Average salary £30,500 £26,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.09% -30.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £37,200 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
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
802 615 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.51% 32.05% 28.15%
Number of salaries quoted 668 476 698
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 -11 11 £40,000 +50.94% 1
Hemel Hempstead -4 6 £22,500 -25.00%
Rickmansworth - 3 £30,000 -
Welwyn Garden City -6 2 £31,000 -
St Albans - 1 £31,500 -
Stevenage - 1 £27,500 -
MCSA
East of England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 35 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 35 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (97.14%) Windows
3 32 (91.43%) MCSE
4 27 (77.14%) Active Directory
5 26 (74.29%) MS Excel
6 22 (62.86%) VMware
6 22 (62.86%) MCITP
7 20 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (51.43%) Cisco
9 17 (48.57%) CCNA
9 17 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (48.57%) Hyper-V
10 16 (45.71%) Exchange Server 2010
10 16 (45.71%) Exchange Server 2007
10 16 (45.71%) MS Exchange
11 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (37.14%) CCNP
12 13 (37.14%) Project Management
13 12 (34.29%) MCP
13 12 (34.29%) Exchange Server 2013
14 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
15 10 (28.57%) Office 365
15 10 (28.57%) Windows 7
15 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
16 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (25.71%) MS Office
16 9 (25.71%) SharePoint
16 9 (25.71%) MCTS

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 16 (45.71%) MS Exchange
1 16 (45.71%) Exchange Server 2007
1 16 (45.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (34.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (25.71%) SharePoint
4 6 (17.14%) Lync
5 2 (5.71%) IIS
5 2 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 26 (74.29%) MS Excel
2 9 (25.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) Firewall
2 3 (8.57%) Wireless
2 3 (8.57%) SAN
2 3 (8.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (5.71%) LAN
3 2 (5.71%) VoIP
3 2 (5.71%) WAN
4 1 (2.86%) DHCP
4 1 (2.86%) VPN
4 1 (2.86%) DNS
4 1 (2.86%) IPv4
4 1 (2.86%) MPLS
4 1 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (11.43%) Desktop Support
5 3 (8.57%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Field Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Support
6 2 (5.71%) Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) CCTV
2 2 (5.71%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.86%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 34 (97.14%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 9 (25.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (22.86%) Windows XP
7 6 (17.14%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.71%) Linux
9 1 (2.86%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Project Management
2 10 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (14.29%) ITIL
4 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.86%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.86%) Coaching
7 1 (2.86%) Network Load Balancing
7 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.86%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (91.43%) MCSE
3 22 (62.86%) MCITP
4 20 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (48.57%) CCNA
6 13 (37.14%) CCNP
7 12 (34.29%) MCP
8 9 (25.71%) MCTS
9 7 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (17.14%) MCDST
11 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
11 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
12 2 (5.71%) Linux+ Certification
13 1 (2.86%) CCSA
13 1 (2.86%) CCIA
13 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
13 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (2.86%) CCEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 27 (77.14%) Active Directory
2 17 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (48.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.71%) vSphere
4 1 (2.86%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
1 2 (5.71%) Cacti
1 2 (5.71%) Opsview
Vendors
1 35 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (62.86%) VMware
3 18 (51.43%) Cisco
4 3 (8.57%) Veeam
4 3 (8.57%) Symantec
4 3 (8.57%) Meraki
5 2 (5.71%) Dell
5 2 (5.71%) Citrix
6 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.86%) IBM
6 1 (2.86%) Brocade
6 1 (2.86%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.86%) Riverbed
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