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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 92 70 75
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +5
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.35% 1.10% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.03% 3.64% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 9
Average salary £28,000 £43,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.88% +56.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £41,250 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £43,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +17.18%
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
389 275 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 34.03% 30.15% 37.07%
Number of salaries quoted 270 247 288
Average salary £41,500 £43,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.48% +14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) MS Exchange
3 7 (77.78%) LAN
3 7 (77.78%) WAN
3 7 (77.78%) ITIL
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) Hyper-V
4 6 (66.67%) UAG
4 6 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (66.67%) Firewall
4 6 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (66.67%) Citrix
4 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (66.67%) CCNA
4 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 6 (66.67%) DNS
4 6 (66.67%) Cisco
4 6 (66.67%) IIS
4 6 (66.67%) DHCP
5 5 (55.56%) SLA
5 5 (55.56%) CCNP
5 5 (55.56%) Symantec
5 5 (55.56%) PowerShell

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 8 (88.89%) MS Exchange
2 6 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (66.67%) IIS
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (11.11%) Lync
5 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) LAN
1 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 6 (66.67%) DNS
2 6 (66.67%) DHCP
2 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) H.323
4 1 (11.11%) SMTP
4 1 (11.11%) PBX
4 1 (11.11%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Support
2 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Communications Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Wintel Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) Incident Management
2 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 6 (66.67%) CCNA
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) CCNP
4 4 (44.44%) MCSE
5 3 (33.33%) MCITP
6 2 (22.22%) MCP
7 1 (11.11%) MCTS
7 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
7 1 (11.11%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Hyper-V
2 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (66.67%) UAG
3 5 (55.56%) Forefront TMG
3 5 (55.56%) XenDesktop
3 5 (55.56%) XenApp
4 1 (11.11%) XenServer
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) Citrix
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco
4 5 (55.56%) Symantec
4 5 (55.56%) Remedy
4 5 (55.56%) Websense
5 1 (11.11%) Mitel
5 1 (11.11%) Polycom
5 1 (11.11%) Siemens
5 1 (11.11%) Dell
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Focus IT Recruitment
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum + Car + Benefits and IT Certificatio
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago