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

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 57 68 62
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.81% 0.20% 2.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.45% 0.69% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 12
Median salary £22,500 £47,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-52.63% +15.15%
UK excluding London median salary £30,791 £33,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.08% -4.28%
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
116 145 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 23.39% 29.23% 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 97 106 192
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 31 May 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Watford

MCSA
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Migration
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 1st Line Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) 1st Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Cloud Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Virtualisation Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (40.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco