Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 82 91
Rank change year-on-year +2 +9 +4
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 19 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.96% 0.96% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.41% 3.51% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 19 10 11
Watford median annual salary £40,000 £24,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +61.62% -29.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £21,000 £17,450 £31,000
90th Percentile £61,500 £40,375 £57,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £26,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +92.31% -20.00% -7.80%

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 Watford with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Watford
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 226 285 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 23.32% 27.40% 33.65%
Number of salaries quoted 208 232 313
Watford median annual salary £44,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.24% +16.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,100 £23,057
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,250 £67,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Watford

MCSA
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Watford

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSA in Watford over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSA in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Watford region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (78.95%) MCSE
3 10 (52.63%) Office 365
4 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (47.37%) CCNA
4 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
4 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (42.11%) DNS
5 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
5 8 (42.11%) DHCP
5 8 (42.11%) Windows
6 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
7 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (26.32%) VMware
8 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
8 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
8 5 (26.32%) SLA
8 5 (26.32%) MCP
9 4 (21.05%) Cisco
10 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
10 3 (15.79%) Driving Licence
10 3 (15.79%) A+ Certification
10 3 (15.79%) CCNP
10 3 (15.79%) Linux
10 3 (15.79%) MCTS
10 3 (15.79%) VLAN
11 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
11 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 5 (26.32%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 10 (52.63%) Office 365
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (10.53%) Mimecast
3 2 (10.53%) SaaS
4 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) DHCP
1 8 (42.11%) DNS
2 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.79%) VLAN
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Cloud Engineer
1 9 (47.37%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Cloud Consultant
2 7 (36.84%) Consultant
2 7 (36.84%) Senior Consultant
2 7 (36.84%) Senior Server Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Senior Technical Consultant
2 7 (36.84%) Senior Technical Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Server Consultant
2 7 (36.84%) Server Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Technical Consultant
2 7 (36.84%) Technical Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Azure Consultant
3 6 (31.58%) Azure Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) IT Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Office 365 Consultant
3 6 (31.58%) Office 365 Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) IT Support
5 3 (15.79%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Driving Licence
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.79%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Thinking
1 2 (10.53%) DevOps
1 2 (10.53%) Email Filtering
1 2 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL
2 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (78.95%) MCSE
3 9 (47.37%) CCNA
3 9 (47.37%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (26.32%) MCP
5 3 (15.79%) A+ Certification
5 3 (15.79%) CCNP
5 3 (15.79%) MCTS
6 2 (10.53%) MCITP
7 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) SLA
2 2 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 2 (10.53%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Ansible
1 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) EMC
4 1 (5.26%) NetApp