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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 135 126 144
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 13 5 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.57% 0.25% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.60% 0.87% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 23
Average salary £37,500 £23,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.57% -28.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,150 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +7.69%
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
814 576 813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 35.41% 29.16% 26.83%
Number of salaries quoted 660 458 630
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 - 10 £37,500 - 1
Potters Bar - 2 £33,000 -
Stevenage - 1 £27,500 -
MCSA
East of England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 28 (100.00%) MCSE
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (96.43%) Microsoft
3 24 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 24 (85.71%) Windows
4 21 (75.00%) VMware
5 20 (71.43%) MS Excel
6 19 (67.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (64.29%) Hyper-V
8 17 (60.71%) MS Exchange
9 15 (53.57%) Exchange Server 2010
9 15 (53.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 15 (53.57%) MCITP
10 13 (46.43%) Exchange Server 2007
10 13 (46.43%) Cisco
10 13 (46.43%) CCNA
10 13 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (42.86%) Office 365
11 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
12 11 (39.29%) Project Management
13 10 (35.71%) SharePoint
14 9 (32.14%) CCNP
14 9 (32.14%) Root Cause Analysis
14 9 (32.14%) Lync
14 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
15 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
16 7 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 7 (25.00%) ITIL
16 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 17 (60.71%) MS Exchange
2 15 (53.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (46.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (35.71%) SharePoint
6 9 (32.14%) Lync
7 3 (10.71%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (21.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (42.86%) Office 365
2 9 (32.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) HTTP
1 5 (17.86%) SAN
2 4 (14.29%) Firewall
3 3 (10.71%) DNS
4 2 (7.14%) LAN
4 2 (7.14%) WAN
4 2 (7.14%) DHCP
4 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 2 (7.14%) IPv4
5 1 (3.57%) MPLS
5 1 (3.57%) SSL
5 1 (3.57%) FTP
5 1 (3.57%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
4 4 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Exchange Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Support Supervisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) .NET
1 1 (3.57%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.57%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.57%) NetWare
6 1 (3.57%) HPUX
6 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Project Management
2 9 (32.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (25.00%) ITIL
4 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 3 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (10.71%) Migration
6 2 (7.14%) High Availability
6 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
7 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.57%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (3.57%) Coaching
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Engineering
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Monitoring
7 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.57%) OWASP
7 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
1 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) MCSE
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (53.57%) MCITP
3 13 (46.43%) CCNA
3 13 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (32.14%) CCNP
5 7 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (21.43%) MCP
7 5 (17.86%) MCTS
8 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
8 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
8 1 (3.57%) Degree
8 1 (3.57%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
1 1 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 24 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 19 (67.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (64.29%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.57%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) SCCM
2 2 (7.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (3.57%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 27 (96.43%) Microsoft
2 21 (75.00%) VMware
3 13 (46.43%) Cisco
4 5 (17.86%) Citrix
5 3 (10.71%) Symantec
6 2 (7.14%) HP
7 1 (3.57%) NetApp
7 1 (3.57%) Novell
7 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.57%) IBM
7 1 (3.57%) Dell
7 1 (3.57%) Veeam
7 1 (3.57%) Riverbed
7 1 (3.57%) Brocade
Watford, Hertfordshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Car and Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago