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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 122 126 127
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 23 17 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.07% 0.85% 0.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.01% 2.83% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 6
Average salary £30,000 £28,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £16,000 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
573 601 667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.63% 30.05% 33.93%
Number of salaries quoted 457 476 481
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(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
Hitchin - 9 £30,000 - 1
Borehamwood - 5 - - 2
Welwyn Garden City +11 3 £28,500 -8.06%
Watford +5 1 £52,500 +16.66%
MCSA
East of England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (91.67%) Windows
3 28 (77.78%) MCSE
3 28 (77.78%) VMware
4 23 (63.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (58.33%) Active Directory
6 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
6 19 (52.78%) Hyper-V
6 19 (52.78%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (52.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 16 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 16 (44.44%) MS Exchange
8 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (41.67%) Windows Server
9 14 (38.89%) Cisco
10 13 (36.11%) SAN
10 13 (36.11%) LAN
10 13 (36.11%) DNS
10 13 (36.11%) WAN
11 12 (33.33%) DHCP
12 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
12 11 (30.56%) HP
12 11 (30.56%) vSphere
12 11 (30.56%) XenApp
13 10 (27.78%) Office 365
13 10 (27.78%) Citrix
13 10 (27.78%) SQL
13 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 19 (52.78%) Exchange Server 2013
2 16 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 16 (44.44%) MS Exchange
3 9 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.78%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (27.78%) Office 365
2 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.78%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (36.11%) DNS
1 13 (36.11%) LAN
1 13 (36.11%) SAN
1 13 (36.11%) WAN
2 12 (33.33%) DHCP
3 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
4 10 (27.78%) Firewall
5 9 (25.00%) NAS
5 9 (25.00%) SSL
5 9 (25.00%) VLAN
5 9 (25.00%) VPN
6 4 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (5.56%) VoIP
8 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
8 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Electronics
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Active Directory Engineer
1 8 (22.22%) EMC Engineer
1 8 (22.22%) Hyper-V Engineer
1 8 (22.22%) Operations Engineer
1 8 (22.22%) Server Engineer
1 8 (22.22%) VMware Engineer
2 5 (13.89%) Project Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Consultant
3 3 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (5.56%) Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support
4 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) IT Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 2 (5.56%) Server Support
4 2 (5.56%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 9 (25.00%) Driving Licence
1 9 (25.00%) HP StoreVirtual
1 9 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 9 (25.00%) Replication
2 6 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.33%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.56%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 33 (91.67%) Windows
2 23 (63.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (41.67%) Windows Server
3 15 (41.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (16.67%) Linux
6 4 (11.11%) Windows 7
7 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.56%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.78%) SUSE
9 1 (2.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (22.22%) Data Security
1 8 (22.22%) Patch Management
2 4 (11.11%) ITIL
3 3 (8.33%) ITIL V3
3 3 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (5.56%) People Management
4 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.78%) Database Security
5 1 (2.78%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.78%) SQL
2 9 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 9 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (25.00%) VBA
3 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (77.78%) MCSE
3 16 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (8.33%) A+ Certification
5 3 (8.33%) CCNA
5 3 (8.33%) MCP
5 3 (8.33%) MCTS
5 3 (8.33%) Server+ Certification
6 2 (5.56%) MCITP
7 1 (2.78%) Degree
7 1 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.78%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (19.44%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 19 (52.78%) Hyper-V
2 19 (52.78%) VMware ESXi
3 16 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (30.56%) vSphere
4 11 (30.56%) XenApp
5 5 (13.89%) Terminal Services
5 5 (13.89%) Xen
Vendors
1 28 (77.78%) VMware
2 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
3 14 (38.89%) Cisco
4 11 (30.56%) HP
5 10 (27.78%) Citrix
6 9 (25.00%) Apple
6 9 (25.00%) Dell
6 9 (25.00%) Fujitsu
6 9 (25.00%) SonicWALL
7 8 (22.22%) 3PAR
7 8 (22.22%) EMC
7 8 (22.22%) NetApp
8 1 (2.78%) Google
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
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Posted: 4 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
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Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago