The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Luton region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - - 52
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton - - 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £30,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,750
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +5.34%
Qualifications Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
132 133 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 30.63% 29.95% 28.23%
Number of salaries quoted 119 94 103
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSA
Bedfordshire

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 18 April 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Security+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat