The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 86 80 95
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 6 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.54% 1.25% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.59% 3.81% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 6
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +22.80%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
MCSA
Buckinghamshire

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

Qualifications Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
378 341 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 33.99% 32.69% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 280 264 279
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

MCSA
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (80.00%) CCNA
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (70.00%) Windows
4 6 (60.00%) ITIL
4 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (50.00%) LAN
5 5 (50.00%) WAN
5 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (50.00%) MCSE
5 5 (50.00%) Cisco
5 5 (50.00%) VMware
5 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (50.00%) SLA
5 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 4 (40.00%) XenApp
6 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
6 4 (40.00%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (40.00%) UAG
6 4 (40.00%) IIS
6 4 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (40.00%) Incident Management

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (40.00%) IIS
3 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) LAN
1 5 (50.00%) WAN
1 5 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (40.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) DHCP
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) Internet
General
1 3 (30.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Architect
2 3 (30.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (10.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (30.00%) People Management
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (80.00%) CCNA
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (50.00%) MCSE
3 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (40.00%) CCNP
4 4 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (20.00%) MCITP
5 2 (20.00%) MCP
6 1 (10.00%) A+ Certification
6 1 (10.00%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (40.00%) XenApp
2 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
2 4 (40.00%) Forefront TMG
2 4 (40.00%) UAG
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) Symantec
3 4 (40.00%) Remedy
3 4 (40.00%) Websense
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