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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 47 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.35% 0.89% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.28% 4.55% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £37,500 £20,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
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
78 66 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 27.46% 19.58% 22.07%
Number of salaries quoted 64 60 88
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £22,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £72,500
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 26 November 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%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MCITP
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) Refactoring
2 4 (80.00%) MCTS
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (80.00%) Data Modelling
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) IIS
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Clustering
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (80.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) NAS
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 4 (80.00%) Database Security

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 4 (80.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
1 4 (80.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Administrator
1 4 (80.00%) SQL DBA
1 4 (80.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Senior SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Clustering
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (80.00%) Data Modelling
1 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Refactoring
1 4 (80.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 4 (80.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 4 (80.00%) Database Security
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MCITP
2 4 (80.00%) MCTS
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft