The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Buckinghamshire / High Wycombe
Rank 26 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 2 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 1.18% 2.04% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.00% 6.02% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 1
Median salary £38,750 £31,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.01% +5.00%
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the High Wycombe region.

Qualifications Category
High Wycombe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
40 83 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 23.67% 33.88% 32.99%
Number of salaries quoted 34 58 82
Median salary £40,000 £52,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +22.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

The demand trend of job ads across the High Wycombe region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

MCSA
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the High Wycombe region.

MCSA Salary Trend in High Wycombe

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 High Wycombe region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (70.00%) Citrix
3 7 (70.00%) VMware
4 6 (60.00%) MCP
4 6 (60.00%) MCSE
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (40.00%) Linux
6 4 (40.00%) VBScript
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (40.00%) NFS
6 4 (40.00%) HP
6 4 (40.00%) SAN
6 4 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (40.00%) FCoE
6 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (40.00%) SCCM
6 4 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe 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 4 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) FCoE
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (20.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) LDAP
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) IT Support
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) SAN Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) SharePoint Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) LAN/WAN Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Operations Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support
4 1 (10.00%) Operational Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Application Packaging
1 2 (20.00%) Patch Management
1 2 (20.00%) Server Building
2 1 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (40.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (60.00%) MCP
2 6 (60.00%) MCSE
3 4 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (20.00%) MCDST
4 2 (20.00%) MCITP
4 2 (20.00%) MCTS
5 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (40.00%) NFS
3 4 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Citrix
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) Apple
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (10.00%) Veeam