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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 103 135 148
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +13
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 43 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.00% 0.30% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.77% 0.94% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 40 7 12
Average salary £32,500 £27,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.37% -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £24,200 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £59,750
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
635 746 777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 29.48% 32.04% 28.34%
Number of salaries quoted 480 554 617
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £28,667
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 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 6 £32,500 +62.50%
Stevenage - 5 £42,500 -
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £36,000 -
Watford 0 1 £47,500 +75.92%
St Albans - 1 - -
MCSA
East of England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 63 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (96.83%) Windows
3 54 (85.71%) MCSE
4 46 (73.02%) Active Directory
5 44 (69.84%) Microsoft
6 43 (68.25%) VMware
6 43 (68.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 42 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 36 (57.14%) MCITP
9 34 (53.97%) SharePoint
10 33 (52.38%) MS Excel
11 29 (46.03%) SQL Server
11 29 (46.03%) PowerShell
12 28 (44.44%) SCCM
13 21 (33.33%) MCP
14 20 (31.75%) SQL Server 2008
15 17 (26.98%) VMware ESXi
15 17 (26.98%) SQL Server 2012
15 17 (26.98%) Windows 7
16 16 (25.40%) SCOM
17 13 (20.63%) SLA
18 12 (19.05%) MS Exchange
18 12 (19.05%) Hyper-V
18 12 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
19 11 (17.46%) Office 365
19 11 (17.46%) Cisco
19 11 (17.46%) MS Office
19 11 (17.46%) Cisco Certification
19 11 (17.46%) VMware Infrastructure
20 10 (15.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 34 (53.97%) SharePoint
2 12 (19.05%) MS Exchange
2 12 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.76%) IIS
5 3 (4.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 33 (52.38%) MS Excel
2 11 (17.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.46%) Office 365
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) VoIP
2 6 (9.52%) Firewall
3 4 (6.35%) SAN
3 4 (6.35%) TCP/IP
4 3 (4.76%) VPN
4 3 (4.76%) Internet
4 3 (4.76%) WAN
4 3 (4.76%) Wireless
4 3 (4.76%) LAN
4 3 (4.76%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.59%) VLAN
5 1 (1.59%) NAS
5 1 (1.59%) DHCP
5 1 (1.59%) DNS
5 1 (1.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (46.03%) SQL Server
2 20 (31.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (26.98%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (3.17%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.59%) Advertising
2 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (31.75%) Analyst
2 13 (20.63%) Support Analyst
3 11 (17.46%) Technical Analyst
4 10 (15.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (15.87%) Server Support
4 10 (15.87%) Support Engineer
5 9 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (14.29%) Server Analyst
5 9 (14.29%) Server Support Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Administrator
7 5 (7.94%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (7.94%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Desktop Support
8 4 (6.35%) 1st Line Support
8 4 (6.35%) Systems Support
8 4 (6.35%) Technical Support
8 4 (6.35%) Technical Support Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.17%) CCTV
2 2 (3.17%) EqualLogic
3 1 (1.59%) User Experience
3 1 (1.59%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.59%) Replication
3 1 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 61 (96.83%) Windows
2 43 (68.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (26.98%) Windows 7
5 7 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 7 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (7.94%) Windows XP
7 4 (6.35%) Android
8 2 (3.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.70%) Project Planning
2 7 (11.11%) ITIL
3 6 (9.52%) Performance Improvement
4 4 (6.35%) Validation
4 4 (6.35%) Incident Management
5 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 3 (4.76%) Project Management
6 2 (3.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.17%) ERP
6 2 (3.17%) Software Testing
6 2 (3.17%) Resource Management
7 1 (1.59%) Customer Engagement
7 1 (1.59%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.59%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.59%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.59%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.03%) PowerShell
2 10 (15.87%) SQL
3 2 (3.17%) Java
4 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.59%) VBA
4 1 (1.59%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 63 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (85.71%) MCSE
3 36 (57.14%) MCITP
4 21 (33.33%) MCP
5 11 (17.46%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (15.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (11.11%) MCDST
7 7 (11.11%) CCNA
8 6 (9.52%) MCTS
9 5 (7.94%) Degree
9 5 (7.94%) CCNP
10 4 (6.35%) SC Cleared
10 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
11 3 (4.76%) CCIA
11 3 (4.76%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (3.17%) CCEA
12 2 (3.17%) Linux+ Certification
13 1 (1.59%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.63%) SLA
2 4 (6.35%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 4 (6.35%) GMP
3 2 (3.17%) QA
System Software
1 46 (73.02%) Active Directory
2 17 (26.98%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (19.05%) Hyper-V
4 11 (17.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (6.35%) vSphere
6 3 (4.76%) Terminal Services
7 2 (3.17%) XenApp
8 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 28 (44.44%) SCCM
2 16 (25.40%) SCOM
3 3 (4.76%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.17%) Cacti
4 2 (3.17%) Opsview
Vendors
1 44 (69.84%) Microsoft
2 43 (68.25%) VMware
3 11 (17.46%) Cisco
4 8 (12.70%) Citrix
5 4 (6.35%) Dell
6 3 (4.76%) Symantec
6 3 (4.76%) SonicWALL
6 3 (4.76%) Veeam
6 3 (4.76%) Meraki
7 2 (3.17%) JD Edwards
7 2 (3.17%) SAP
7 2 (3.17%) HP
8 1 (1.59%) EMC
8 1 (1.59%) NetApp
8 1 (1.59%) Apple
8 1 (1.59%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.59%) Polycom
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago