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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 51 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.54% 0.46% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.50% 1.65% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £34,250 £38,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.61% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +11.11%
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
80 121 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 21.74% 27.69% 30.29%
Number of salaries quoted 63 100 83
Average salary £36,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.29% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) MCSE
4 4 (57.14%) SQL
4 4 (57.14%) Citrix
4 4 (57.14%) CCA
4 4 (57.14%) Citrix Certification
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (57.14%) CCNA
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) SAN
4 4 (57.14%) Terminal Services
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (57.14%) iSCSI
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 3 (42.86%) MCP
6 2 (28.57%) MS Office
6 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
6 2 (28.57%) A+ Certification
6 2 (28.57%) MCTS
7 1 (14.29%) MCITP
7 1 (14.29%) Degree
7 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 1 (14.29%) SCCM
7 1 (14.29%) Android

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
1 4 (57.14%) iSCSI
2 1 (14.29%) IP Telephony
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Support
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Help Desk Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) iPhone
1 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 1 (14.29%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Line Management
1 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
3 4 (57.14%) CCA
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix Certification
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (57.14%) CCNA
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (42.86%) MCP
5 2 (28.57%) A+ Certification
5 2 (28.57%) MCTS
6 1 (14.29%) MCITP
6 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) Terminal Services
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) VMware