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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 94 91 106
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 15 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.02% 0.42% 0.078%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.48% 1.24% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 1
Average salary £30,000 £41,250 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +122.97%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +14.75%
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
431 404 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 29.30% 33.78% 25.58%
Number of salaries quoted 307 325 277
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,500
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 2 June 2015.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 28 (100.00%) Windows
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (96.43%) Active Directory
3 23 (82.14%) VMware
4 18 (64.29%) Cisco
4 18 (64.29%) ITIL
5 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
6 16 (57.14%) Citrix
6 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 16 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (53.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (46.43%) MCP
8 13 (46.43%) MCSE
9 11 (39.29%) Websense
9 11 (39.29%) PowerShell
9 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
9 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
9 11 (39.29%) IIS
9 11 (39.29%) Symantec
9 11 (39.29%) Hyper-V
9 11 (39.29%) Forefront TMG
9 11 (39.29%) UAG
10 10 (35.71%) ISA Server
10 10 (35.71%) Clustering
11 8 (28.57%) Law
11 8 (28.57%) MCITP
12 7 (25.00%) SLA
13 6 (21.43%) MS Excel

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 11 (39.29%) IIS
2 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) DHCP
1 3 (10.71%) DNS
2 2 (7.14%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) Wireless
3 1 (3.57%) Extranet
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) QlikView
General
1 8 (28.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (17.86%) Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Wintel Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Desktop Support
5 2 (7.14%) Administrator
5 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.57%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.57%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Help Desk Support
6 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Help Desk Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) iPhone
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 28 (100.00%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (53.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.14%) Linux
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Incident Management
3 5 (17.86%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (7.14%) ERP
5 2 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.14%) Data Transformation
6 1 (3.57%) Time Management
6 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.14%) VBScript
2 2 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (57.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (46.43%) MCP
3 13 (46.43%) MCSE
4 11 (39.29%) SC Cleared
4 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
5 8 (28.57%) MCITP
6 5 (17.86%) VCP5
7 3 (10.71%) CCNA
7 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (7.14%) Degree
8 2 (7.14%) MCTS
9 1 (3.57%) CCNP
9 1 (3.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (96.43%) Active Directory
2 16 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (39.29%) Hyper-V
3 11 (39.29%) Forefront TMG
3 11 (39.29%) UAG
4 10 (35.71%) ISA Server
5 6 (21.43%) XenApp
6 5 (17.86%) vSphere
6 5 (17.86%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) VMware
2 18 (64.29%) Cisco
3 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
4 16 (57.14%) Citrix
5 11 (39.29%) Websense
5 11 (39.29%) Symantec
6 5 (17.86%) Intel
7 4 (14.29%) Computacenter
8 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
8 2 (7.14%) HP
8 2 (7.14%) Jaspersoft
9 1 (3.57%) Remedy
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
First Point IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago