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

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 51 64 60
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 8 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.71% 0.93% 2.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.71% 2.79% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 11
Median salary £27,000 £34,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.58% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,700 £33,100 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £34,600 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
MCSA
Hertfordshire

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
140 179 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 29.85% 33.40% 36.55%
Number of salaries quoted 116 156 140
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £28,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,600 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Watford region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Watford

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) CCNA
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Office 365
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (25.00%) Database Security
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (25.00%) MCDBA
4 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
5 2 (16.67%) Adobe
5 2 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) MS Office
5 2 (16.67%) MCP
5 2 (16.67%) C
5 2 (16.67%) MCSE
5 2 (16.67%) DHCP
5 2 (16.67%) DNS
5 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
5 2 (16.67%) Apple

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 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (16.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (16.67%) DHCP
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 3 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (25.00%) DBA
2 3 (25.00%) SQL DBA
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Mac Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Mac Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Technical Support
4 1 (8.33%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Server Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Support
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (16.67%) Android
2 2 (16.67%) Mac OS X
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Database Security
1 3 (25.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (16.67%) Application Packaging
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (33.33%) A+ Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCNA
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (25.00%) MCDBA
4 2 (16.67%) CCENT
4 2 (16.67%) MCP
4 2 (16.67%) MCSE
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) XenDesktop
3 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Citrix
5 2 (16.67%) 3Com
5 2 (16.67%) Adobe
5 2 (16.67%) Apple
5 2 (16.67%) Draytek
5 2 (16.67%) HP
5 2 (16.67%) NETGEAR
5 2 (16.67%) ZyXEL