The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 52 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 2 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.58% 1.41% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.74% 6.02% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £65,000 £26,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+147.61% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £36,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.76%
MCSA
Bedfordshire

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

Qualifications Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
73 83 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 21.10% 23.38% 29.23%
Number of salaries quoted 60 77 109
Average salary £45,000 £34,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -20.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

MCSA
Salary Trend in Luton

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Luton

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (100.00%) MCTS
1 5 (100.00%) MCITP
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 5 (100.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) NAS
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 5 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 5 (100.00%) Database Security
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 5 (100.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) DBA
1 5 (100.00%) Administrator
1 5 (100.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Senior DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Senior SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 5 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 5 (100.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 5 (100.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 5 (100.00%) Database Security
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MCTS
1 5 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware