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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 127 132 140
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 7 26 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.34% 1.08% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.07% 3.39% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 13
Median salary £22,500 £30,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.35% -2.85%
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
655 766 818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.22% 31.69% 31.04%
Number of salaries quoted 532 626 684
Median salary £43,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram 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 25 June 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
Watford +20 4 £22,500 -33.82%
Hemel Hempstead +14 1 £32,500 +20.37% 1
Borehamwood +10 1 - -
Hitchin - 1 - -
MCSA
East of England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (85.71%) Windows
3 23 (82.14%) MCSE
4 22 (78.57%) VMware
5 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
6 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
7 15 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (50.00%) Hyper-V
8 14 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 14 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (50.00%) Windows Server
8 14 (50.00%) Cisco
9 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 13 (46.43%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (42.86%) SAN
10 12 (42.86%) MS Exchange
11 9 (32.14%) LAN
11 9 (32.14%) WAN
11 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
11 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (28.57%) vSphere
12 8 (28.57%) Office 365
12 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
12 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
12 8 (28.57%) Citrix
13 7 (25.00%) SQL
13 7 (25.00%) Linux
14 6 (21.43%) Firewall

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 14 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 6 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (21.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Office 365
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) SAN
2 9 (32.14%) LAN
2 9 (32.14%) WAN
3 6 (21.43%) DHCP
3 6 (21.43%) DNS
3 6 (21.43%) Firewall
3 6 (21.43%) NAS
3 6 (21.43%) SSL
3 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 6 (21.43%) VLAN
3 6 (21.43%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Operations Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Project Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Server Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (17.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Desktop Support
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Desktop Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) DBA
6 2 (7.14%) EMC Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Blackberry
1 6 (21.43%) Driving Licence
1 6 (21.43%) HP StoreVirtual
1 6 (21.43%) Hybrid Cloud
1 6 (21.43%) Replication
2 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.14%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.57%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (25.00%) Linux
6 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.57%) SUSE
7 1 (3.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (21.43%) Data Security
2 6 (21.43%) Patch Management
3 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.14%) High Availability
3 2 (7.14%) ITIL
3 2 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (3.57%) CRM
4 1 (3.57%) Kanban
4 1 (3.57%) Performance Optimisation
4 1 (3.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 7 (25.00%) SQL
3 6 (21.43%) Bash Shell
3 6 (21.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (82.14%) MCSE
3 14 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (7.14%) MCP
6 1 (3.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 15 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 13 (46.43%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (28.57%) vSphere
6 6 (21.43%) Terminal Services
6 6 (21.43%) Xen
6 6 (21.43%) XenApp
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) VMware
2 19 (67.86%) Microsoft
3 14 (50.00%) Cisco
4 8 (28.57%) Citrix
5 6 (21.43%) 3PAR
5 6 (21.43%) Apple
5 6 (21.43%) Dell
5 6 (21.43%) EMC
5 6 (21.43%) Fujitsu
5 6 (21.43%) HP
5 6 (21.43%) NetApp
5 6 (21.43%) SonicWALL
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago