The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 58 55 70
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.19% 0.38% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.98% 1.39% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 5
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Qualifications Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
102 144 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 19.62% 27.43% 31.09%
Number of salaries quoted 78 132 138
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

MCSA
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Watford region.

MCSA Salary Trend in Watford

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing MCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) CCNA
3 4 (50.00%) A+ Certification
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) Office 365
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Database Security
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
5 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (25.00%) ZyXEL
5 2 (25.00%) Draytek
5 2 (25.00%) SCCM
5 2 (25.00%) CCENT
5 2 (25.00%) NETGEAR
5 2 (25.00%) Android
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (25.00%) DHCP
5 2 (25.00%) DNS

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) DBA
1 2 (25.00%) Mac Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Mac Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) SQL DBA
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
1 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Azure Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365 Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Technical Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Server Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Server Technician
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Android
1 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
1 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
1 2 (25.00%) Database Security
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) CCENT
3 2 (25.00%) MCDBA
3 2 (25.00%) MCP
3 2 (25.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) 3Com
3 2 (25.00%) Adobe
3 2 (25.00%) Apple
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Draytek
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) NETGEAR
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) ZyXEL