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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 78 87 95
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 12 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.12% 0.45% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.38% 1.34% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 7
Average salary £50,000 £43,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.94% +33.84%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
355 374 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 33.08% 33.51% 40.83%
Number of salaries quoted 253 274 402
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 27 February 2015.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (83.33%) Windows
3 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
4 13 (72.22%) ITIL
4 13 (72.22%) VMware
5 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
6 11 (61.11%) Citrix
6 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (61.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (44.44%) XenApp
7 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
7 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (44.44%) Cisco
7 8 (44.44%) MCSE
7 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
8 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
8 7 (38.89%) MCP
9 6 (33.33%) Websense
9 6 (33.33%) Symantec
9 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
9 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
9 6 (33.33%) IIS
9 6 (33.33%) CCNA
9 6 (33.33%) SLA
9 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
9 6 (33.33%) Forefront TMG

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 8 (44.44%) MS Exchange
1 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (33.33%) IIS
3 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) DHCP
1 5 (27.78%) DNS
2 3 (16.67%) Internet
2 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (16.67%) LAN
2 3 (16.67%) WAN
2 3 (16.67%) Firewall
3 2 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) Extranet
4 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) QlikView
General
1 3 (16.67%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 5 (27.78%) Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Technical Architect
3 3 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Wintel Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.11%) Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (5.56%) iPhone
2 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.11%) Linux
5 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (27.78%) Incident Management
3 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) People Management
5 2 (11.11%) Data Transformation
5 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.11%) ERP
5 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.56%) Change Management
6 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.11%) VBScript
2 2 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (61.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 8 (44.44%) MCSE
4 7 (38.89%) MCP
5 6 (33.33%) CCNA
5 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 6 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 5 (27.78%) VCP5
7 3 (16.67%) CCNP
8 2 (11.11%) MCTS
8 2 (11.11%) Degree
9 1 (5.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 11 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (44.44%) XenApp
4 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 6 (33.33%) Forefront TMG
4 6 (33.33%) UAG
5 5 (27.78%) VMware ESX
5 5 (27.78%) vSphere
6 3 (16.67%) XenDesktop
6 3 (16.67%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) VMware
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (61.11%) Citrix
4 8 (44.44%) Cisco
5 6 (33.33%) Symantec
5 6 (33.33%) Websense
6 5 (27.78%) Intel
7 3 (16.67%) Remedy
8 2 (11.11%) Red Hat
8 2 (11.11%) HP
8 2 (11.11%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (5.56%) Computacenter
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