Period
to 24 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Buckinghamshire > Milton Keynes
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 117 139
Rank change year-on-year +1 +22 -16
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 9 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.58% 0.43% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.83% 1.53% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 6
Milton Keynes median annual salary £41,500 £44,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.68% +69.23% -48.00%
10th Percentile £32,750 £28,750 £21,750
90th Percentile £47,300 £75,000 £38,500
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £26,000
% change year-on-year -3.75% +53.85% -31.35%

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 Milton Keynes with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Milton Keynes
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 318 459 630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 20.46% 28.30% 26.53%
Number of salaries quoted 239 394 486
Milton Keynes median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -3.61%
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,500 £24,375
90th Percentile £66,000 £62,125 £61,000
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £38,500 £41,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year -6.10% -2.38% -1.18%

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

Job postings citing MCSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes.

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Milton Keynes

MCSA
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Milton Keynes

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSA in Milton Keynes over the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

Salary histogram for MCSA in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 9 (100.00%) MCSE
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) MS Exchange
2 8 (88.89%) Windows 7
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows 10
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (66.67%) SCCM
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 6 (66.67%) Citrix
3 6 (66.67%) SAN
3 6 (66.67%) Mac OS X
3 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
4 5 (55.56%) WAN
4 5 (55.56%) LAN
4 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
4 5 (55.56%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (44.44%) Palo Alto
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (44.44%) VoIP
5 4 (44.44%) MCP
5 4 (44.44%) Avaya
5 4 (44.44%) Extreme Networks
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 8 (88.89%) MS Exchange
2 5 (55.56%) SharePoint
2 5 (55.56%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
1 6 (66.67%) SAN
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) VoIP
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (22.22%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 5 (55.56%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 5 (55.56%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 4 (44.44%) Support Analyst
4 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
5 2 (22.22%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (22.22%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (22.22%) Wintel Support
5 2 (22.22%) Wintel Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Windows 10
1 8 (88.89%) Windows 7
2 6 (66.67%) Mac OS X
2 6 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) MCSE
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) MCP
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) CCA
4 2 (22.22%) CCNA
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (22.22%) VCP6
4 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Citrix
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Avaya
3 4 (44.44%) Extreme Networks
3 4 (44.44%) Palo Alto
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) Juniper