The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
South East / Buckinghamshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 100 112
Rank change year-on-year -6 +12  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 10 11 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.69% 0.73% 1.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.92% 2.42% 3.98%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 23
Median salary £35,000 £41,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.66% +18.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,200 £41,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £31,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% -4.54%  

MCSA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Buckinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 342 455 778
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 23.54% 30.13% 32.04%
Number of salaries quoted 254 356 552
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% -2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing MCSA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Buckinghamshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Buckinghamshire

MCSA
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
High Wycombe +19 5 £32,500 +47.72%
Milton Keynes -10 5 £41,500 - 4
MCSA
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (86.96%) MCSE
3 19 (82.61%) Windows
4 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
5 15 (65.22%) MCP
6 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
6 14 (60.87%) Hyper-V
7 12 (52.17%) Office 365
8 11 (47.83%) Cisco
9 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (43.48%) Windows 10
9 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (39.13%) Citrix
11 8 (34.78%) VMware
12 7 (30.43%) SQL
12 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (30.43%) Driving Licence
12 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
13 6 (26.09%) ITIL
13 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
13 6 (26.09%) SAN
13 6 (26.09%) Change Management
13 6 (26.09%) Firewall
14 5 (21.74%) Backup Exec
14 5 (21.74%) Blackberry
14 5 (21.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 5 (21.74%) VTSP
14 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
14 5 (21.74%) Veeam
15 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 5 (21.74%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (17.39%) IIS
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (52.17%) Office 365
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Firewall
1 6 (26.09%) SAN
2 3 (13.04%) DNS
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (4.35%) DHCP
4 1 (4.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) IT Support
2 6 (26.09%) Consultant
2 6 (26.09%) Senior IT Support
3 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) IT Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Support Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Technical Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) Technical Support
3 5 (21.74%) Technical Support Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) VMware Consultant
3 5 (21.74%) VMware Technical Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) IT Manager
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 1 (4.35%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Driving Licence
2 5 (21.74%) Blackberry
3 3 (13.04%) Clustering
4 1 (4.35%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 19 (82.61%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Windows 10
2 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) Mac OS X
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Change Management
1 6 (26.09%) ITIL
2 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
2 3 (13.04%) Project Planning
3 2 (8.70%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) CRM
4 1 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) Java
2 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (86.96%) MCSE
3 15 (65.22%) MCP
4 5 (21.74%) VTSP
5 4 (17.39%) CCNA
5 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
6 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
7 1 (4.35%) Degree
7 1 (4.35%) MCDST
7 1 (4.35%) MCITP
7 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
1 14 (60.87%) Hyper-V
2 7 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (8.70%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.35%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (47.83%) Cisco
3 9 (39.13%) Citrix
4 8 (34.78%) VMware
5 5 (21.74%) Veeam
6 2 (8.70%) Forcepoint
7 1 (4.35%) Avaya
7 1 (4.35%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (4.35%) Palo Alto
7 1 (4.35%) Symantec
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