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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 59 46 50
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 3 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 0.63% 0.29% 1.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.46% 1.32% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 7
Average salary £65,000 £20,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+225.00% -55.55%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Qualifications Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
122 76 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 25.63% 22.22% 36.73%
Number of salaries quoted 107 63 118
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
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
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Luton region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Luton

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) IIS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (75.00%) MCTS
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (75.00%) Refactoring
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (75.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
2 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) NAS
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 3 (75.00%) Database Security
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (100.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) SAN
1 3 (75.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 3 (75.00%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) SQL DBA
1 3 (75.00%) DBA
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Refactoring
1 3 (75.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 3 (75.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (75.00%) Kimball Methodology
1 3 (75.00%) Database Security
1 3 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCTS
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Veeam