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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - 81 84
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 0 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes - 1.15% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.44% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 8
Average salary - £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
276 349 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 26.54% 33.53% 33.06%
Number of salaries quoted 217 249 278
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,700 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (72.73%) PowerShell
2 8 (72.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (72.73%) Hyper-V
2 8 (72.73%) Forefront TMG
2 8 (72.73%) UAG
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (72.73%) ISA Server
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) IIS
2 8 (72.73%) ITIL
2 8 (72.73%) Forcepoint
2 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) VMware
3 6 (54.55%) Firewall
4 5 (45.45%) Citrix
4 5 (45.45%) Clustering
4 5 (45.45%) SLA
4 5 (45.45%) Symantec
4 5 (45.45%) Change Management
4 5 (45.45%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
4 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (72.73%) IIS
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) DHCP
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Wintel Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Active Directory Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Clustering
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 10
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Change Management
2 5 (45.45%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Time Management
4 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (72.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 5 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 3 (27.27%) CCNA
4 3 (27.27%) CCNP
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (27.27%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
1 8 (72.73%) Forefront TMG
1 8 (72.73%) Hyper-V
1 8 (72.73%) ISA Server
1 8 (72.73%) UAG
1 8 (72.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Cisco
1 8 (72.73%) Forcepoint
1 8 (72.73%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
2 5 (45.45%) Symantec
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Polycom
3 3 (27.27%) WatchGuard
4 1 (9.09%) Computacenter