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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 107 130 154
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +24
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 34 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.64% 0.19% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.13% 0.56% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 33 4 7
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +33.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,300 £23,750 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £40,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,750
% change year-on-year
- -6.47%
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
663 710 756
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 31.92% 33.62% 28.18%
Number of salaries quoted 514 503 605
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 £26,000 £27,800 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £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 2 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 2 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 -15 6 £32,500 -7.14%
Stevenage - 2 £40,000 -
Bishop's Stortford - 2 £36,000 -
St Albans -16 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £31,000 -
MCSA
East of England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 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 58 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 56 (96.55%) Windows
3 49 (84.48%) MCSE
4 44 (75.86%) Microsoft
5 43 (74.14%) Active Directory
6 41 (70.69%) VMware
7 39 (67.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (67.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 36 (62.07%) MCITP
9 33 (56.90%) MS Excel
10 32 (55.17%) SharePoint
11 24 (41.38%) SQL Server
12 23 (39.66%) SCCM
12 23 (39.66%) PowerShell
13 19 (32.76%) SQL Server 2008
14 18 (31.03%) MCP
15 17 (29.31%) Cisco Certification
16 16 (27.59%) SQL Server 2012
17 15 (25.86%) Cisco
17 15 (25.86%) MS Exchange
17 15 (25.86%) SCOM
17 15 (25.86%) Hyper-V
17 15 (25.86%) VMware ESXi
17 15 (25.86%) Exchange Server 2010
18 14 (24.14%) Windows 7
18 14 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
19 13 (22.41%) Exchange Server 2007
19 13 (22.41%) CCNA
20 11 (18.97%) Office 365
20 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2013

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 32 (55.17%) SharePoint
2 15 (25.86%) MS Exchange
2 15 (25.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (22.41%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (18.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.17%) IIS
5 3 (5.17%) Lync
6 2 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 33 (56.90%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.97%) Office 365
2 6 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.17%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) VoIP
2 5 (8.62%) Firewall
3 3 (5.17%) Wireless
3 3 (5.17%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (3.45%) LAN
4 2 (3.45%) WAN
4 2 (3.45%) VPN
4 2 (3.45%) SAN
5 1 (1.72%) Internet
5 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 19 (32.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (27.59%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) Analyst
2 12 (20.69%) Support Engineer
3 11 (18.97%) Technical Analyst
4 9 (15.52%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (15.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Support Analyst
5 6 (10.34%) Server Support
6 5 (8.62%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (8.62%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.62%) Administrator
6 5 (8.62%) Server Support Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Server Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (6.90%) Technical Support Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Desktop Support
7 4 (6.90%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) CCTV
2 2 (3.45%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 56 (96.55%) Windows
2 39 (67.24%) Windows Server 2008
2 39 (67.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (24.14%) Windows 7
4 7 (12.07%) Windows 8
5 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (8.62%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.45%) Linux
8 1 (1.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.79%) Project Management
1 8 (13.79%) Project Planning
2 7 (12.07%) ITIL
3 6 (10.34%) Performance Improvement
3 6 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (6.90%) Incident Management
5 3 (5.17%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.45%) ERP
6 2 (3.45%) Software Testing
6 2 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.45%) Resource Management
7 1 (1.72%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.72%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (1.72%) Validation
7 1 (1.72%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 23 (39.66%) PowerShell
2 9 (15.52%) SQL
3 2 (3.45%) Java
4 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (84.48%) MCSE
3 36 (62.07%) MCITP
4 18 (31.03%) MCP
5 17 (29.31%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (22.41%) CCNA
7 10 (17.24%) CCNP
8 8 (13.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (12.07%) MCDST
9 7 (12.07%) MCTS
9 7 (12.07%) VCP4
10 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
10 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
11 2 (3.45%) CCIA
11 2 (3.45%) Degree
11 2 (3.45%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (3.45%) CCEA
11 2 (3.45%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) SLA
2 2 (3.45%) QA
3 1 (1.72%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (1.72%) GMP
System Software
1 43 (74.14%) Active Directory
2 15 (25.86%) Hyper-V
2 15 (25.86%) VMware ESXi
3 14 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.90%) vSphere
5 2 (3.45%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (39.66%) SCCM
2 15 (25.86%) SCOM
3 3 (5.17%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.45%) Cacti
4 2 (3.45%) Opsview
Vendors
1 44 (75.86%) Microsoft
2 41 (70.69%) VMware
3 15 (25.86%) Cisco
4 6 (10.34%) Citrix
5 4 (6.90%) Veeam
5 4 (6.90%) Symantec
6 3 (5.17%) Meraki
7 2 (3.45%) JD Edwards
7 2 (3.45%) SonicWALL
7 2 (3.45%) SAP
7 2 (3.45%) Dell
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