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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 82 90 73
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 23 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.64% 0.35% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.40% 1.04% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 10
Average salary £31,000 £28,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -34.88%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
426 383 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 30.45% 33.89% 30.10%
Number of salaries quoted 319 267 245
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -3.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 2015.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 37 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (97.30%) Windows
2 36 (97.30%) Active Directory
3 31 (83.78%) VMware
4 30 (81.08%) Cisco
5 22 (59.46%) ITIL
6 21 (56.76%) Citrix
7 19 (51.35%) Websense
7 19 (51.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (51.35%) ISA Server
7 19 (51.35%) IIS
7 19 (51.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 19 (51.35%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (51.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (51.35%) Hyper-V
7 19 (51.35%) Forefront TMG
7 19 (51.35%) UAG
7 19 (51.35%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (48.65%) SC Cleared
8 18 (48.65%) Security Cleared
8 18 (48.65%) Clustering
8 18 (48.65%) Symantec
9 17 (45.95%) MCITP
10 16 (43.24%) PowerShell
11 14 (37.84%) Law
11 14 (37.84%) MCSE
11 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
12 11 (29.73%) SLA
12 11 (29.73%) MCP
12 11 (29.73%) Change Management

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 19 (51.35%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.81%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) DHCP
1 2 (5.41%) DNS
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
2 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.70%) LAN
2 1 (2.70%) WAN
General
1 14 (37.84%) Law
2 3 (8.11%) Financial Institution
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Analyst
2 11 (29.73%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (8.11%) Support Analyst
3 3 (8.11%) Desktop Support
3 3 (8.11%) Wintel Analyst
4 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 18 (48.65%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 36 (97.30%) Windows
2 19 (51.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 19 (51.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (51.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) ITIL
2 11 (29.73%) Change Management
2 11 (29.73%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (27.03%) Incident Management
4 3 (8.11%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (51.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 18 (48.65%) SC Cleared
3 18 (48.65%) Security Cleared
4 17 (45.95%) MCITP
5 14 (37.84%) MCSE
6 11 (29.73%) MCP
7 7 (18.92%) CCNA
7 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (10.81%) CCNP
9 3 (8.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (97.30%) Active Directory
2 19 (51.35%) ISA Server
2 19 (51.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (51.35%) Hyper-V
2 19 (51.35%) Forefront TMG
2 19 (51.35%) UAG
3 1 (2.70%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 31 (83.78%) VMware
2 30 (81.08%) Cisco
3 21 (56.76%) Citrix
4 19 (51.35%) Websense
5 18 (48.65%) Symantec
6 14 (37.84%) Microsoft
7 9 (24.32%) Computacenter
8 1 (2.70%) Intel
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