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 3 months to 26 April 2017 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
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 90 95
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 3 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.35% 0.41% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.43% 1.45% 3.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 9
Median salary £41,500 £41,500 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +40.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £26,450 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,700 £41,500 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +17.18% -1.53%  

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 Milton Keynes.

Academic & Professional Certification
Milton Keynes
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 210 275 426
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 24.50% 28.18% 31.16%
Number of salaries quoted 157 194 289
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 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 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

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) MCSE
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco
3 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (36.36%) Change Management
4 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 4 (36.36%) CCNA
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) VMware
5 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 3 (27.27%) Clustering
6 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
6 2 (18.18%) Analytics
6 2 (18.18%) Big Data
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
6 2 (18.18%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (18.18%) UAG
6 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
6 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
6 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
6 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (18.18%) IIS

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 2 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (18.18%) SAN
1 2 (18.18%) Skype
1 2 (18.18%) Unified Communications
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Big Data
1 2 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Architect
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) IT Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Data Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Database Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 10
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Change Management
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (18.18%) Converged Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
2 2 (18.18%) Project Planning
2 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (54.55%) MCSE
3 4 (36.36%) CCNA
4 2 (18.18%) CCIE
4 2 (18.18%) CCNP
4 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
5 1 (9.09%) CCA
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (9.09%) MCDST
5 1 (9.09%) MCP
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (18.18%) UAG
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 2 (18.18%) Forcepoint
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Symantec
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