Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in High Wycombe with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Buckinghamshire > High Wycombe
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 30 58
Rank change year-on-year -17 +28 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 3 11 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe 1.06% 3.62% 1.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.36% 11.46% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 10
High Wycombe median annual salary £52,500 £33,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +59.09% +11.86% -46.36%
10th Percentile £51,250 £31,250 £19,725
90th Percentile £53,750 £37,500 £57,750
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £28,500 £37,500 £40,750
% change year-on-year -24.00% -7.98% +28.35%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in High Wycombe with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
High Wycombe
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 56 96 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe 19.79% 31.58% 37.62%
Number of salaries quoted 45 65 174
High Wycombe median annual salary £27,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.25% -15.79% -
10th Percentile £19,500 £24,850 £27,875
90th Percentile £57,250 £67,500 £66,250
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £41,250 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -6.25% +3.53% +3.03%

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in High Wycombe

Job postings citing MCSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in High Wycombe.

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in High Wycombe

MCSA
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

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

Salary trend for MCSA in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT jobs citing MCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the High Wycombe region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) DFS Replication
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in High Wycombe 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 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (33.33%) Critical Thinking
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) Server Management
2 1 (33.33%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (33.33%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) DFS Replication
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) VMware