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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 39 45 34
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 1.29% 1.12% 1.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.17% 3.23% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 3
Average salary £55,000 £50,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.91% -15.83%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +11.29%
MCSA
Buckinghamshire

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
126 93 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 40.78% 34.57% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 92 56 49
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the High Wycombe region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (69.23%) MCSE
3 8 (61.54%) MCP
3 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
4 7 (53.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (53.85%) Windows
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
4 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (46.15%) MCITP
5 6 (46.15%) SQL
5 6 (46.15%) Linux
5 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
5 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
5 6 (46.15%) Finance
6 5 (38.46%) Application Packaging
6 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
6 5 (38.46%) SCCM
6 5 (38.46%) Patch Management
6 5 (38.46%) Server Building
7 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (30.77%) VMware
8 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
8 3 (23.08%) Change Management
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco
8 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
8 3 (23.08%) Degree
8 3 (23.08%) Java

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 7 (53.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
3 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Applications Support
2 3 (23.08%) Applications Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) IT Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) DBA
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (7.69%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Application Packaging
2 3 (23.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Data Centre
2 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
4 1 (7.69%) Replication
4 1 (7.69%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (38.46%) Windows 7
4 3 (23.08%) UNIX
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Patch Management
1 5 (38.46%) Server Building
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) PRINCE2
2 3 (23.08%) CRM
2 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
2 3 (23.08%) Change Management
2 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Time Management
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
3 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (69.23%) MCSE
3 8 (61.54%) MCP
4 6 (46.15%) MCITP
5 3 (23.08%) Degree
6 1 (7.69%) CCNA
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (7.69%) MCTS
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) SCCM
2 2 (15.38%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) EMC