Period
to 25 July 2017

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 25 July 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
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 118 126
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8 +10
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 14 10 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.79% 0.55% 1.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.22% 1.88% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 25
Milton Keynes median annual salary £43,000 £41,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.61% +38.33% -41.46%
10th Percentile £37,250 £19,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £46,100 £43,250 £38,750
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,750 £33,000
% change year-on-year -14.11% +23.48% -34.65%

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 435 531 865
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 24.66% 29.08% 30.60%
Number of salaries quoted 323 408 615
Milton Keynes median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £25,025 £24,000 £24,200
90th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £61,000
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (85.71%) MCSE
3 10 (71.43%) Windows
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (64.29%) Cisco
4 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (57.14%) VMware
5 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
6 7 (50.00%) Citrix
6 7 (50.00%) SQL
6 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
6 7 (50.00%) Windows 10
7 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
7 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
8 5 (35.71%) Avaya
8 5 (35.71%) SAN
8 5 (35.71%) Mac OS X
8 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
8 5 (35.71%) VoIP
8 5 (35.71%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (35.71%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (35.71%) SCCM
8 5 (35.71%) Firewall
8 5 (35.71%) Extreme Networks
8 5 (35.71%) Palo Alto
8 5 (35.71%) Windows 8
9 4 (28.57%) WAN

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 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (35.71%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (28.57%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco IOS
1 5 (35.71%) Firewall
1 5 (35.71%) SAN
1 5 (35.71%) VoIP
2 4 (28.57%) LAN
2 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) 3rd Line Support
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Support
2 5 (35.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 5 (35.71%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Support Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Security Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) IT Manager
5 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Database Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
6 1 (7.14%) Wintel Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
1 10 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (35.71%) Mac OS X
4 5 (35.71%) Windows 8
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Change Management
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Project Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 2 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (85.71%) MCSE
3 2 (14.29%) CCNA
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (14.29%) MCP
3 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 7 (50.00%) Citrix
4 5 (35.71%) Avaya
4 5 (35.71%) Extreme Networks
4 5 (35.71%) Palo Alto
5 2 (14.29%) Forcepoint
6 1 (7.14%) SAP
6 1 (7.14%) Symantec
6 1 (7.14%) Veeam
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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