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

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 88 98 98
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.42% 1.09% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.49% 3.46% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 6
Average salary £41,500 £29,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.67% -32.18%
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -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
269 434 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 28.14% 31.45% 33.46%
Number of salaries quoted 191 292 324
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -8.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 April 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 5 (100.00%) MS Office
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Retail
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (60.00%) MCTS
3 3 (60.00%) MCITP
3 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) MCP
4 1 (20.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) CCNA
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) SLA
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (20.00%) WatchGuard

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 10
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCITP
2 3 (60.00%) MCP
2 3 (60.00%) MCSE
2 3 (60.00%) MCTS
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Polycom
3 1 (20.00%) WatchGuard