Period
to 16 December 2018

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 16 December 2018 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 80 84
Rank change year-on-year -13 +4 +3
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 12 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.28% 1.74% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.58% 7.88% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 8
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% +48.15% -22.86%
10th Percentile £48,750 £21,000 £17,350
90th Percentile £60,875 £67,500 £41,125
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +85.19% -16.92%

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 262 203 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 27.93% 22.09% 24.80%
Number of salaries quoted 209 191 205
Watford median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -20.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £25,920 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £67,500 £74,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Watford region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (91.67%) Hyper-V
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (91.67%) Office 365
3 7 (58.33%) MCSE
4 6 (50.00%) NetApp
4 6 (50.00%) CCNA
4 6 (50.00%) EMC
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (50.00%) iSCSI
5 5 (41.67%) Migration
5 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (41.67%) Business Development
5 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (41.67%) Process Improvement
5 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
5 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (41.67%) Presales
5 5 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
5 5 (41.67%) MCP
5 5 (41.67%) DNS

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 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (91.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 5 (41.67%) DNS
3 1 (8.33%) BGP
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (8.33%) Firewall
3 1 (8.33%) LAN
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) VLAN
3 1 (8.33%) WAN
3 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Consultant
2 6 (50.00%) Cloud Consultant
2 6 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Server Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Senior Virtualisation Consultant
2 6 (50.00%) Server Consultant
2 6 (50.00%) Server Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 6 (50.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Business Development
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
1 5 (41.67%) Presales
1 5 (41.67%) Problem-Solving
1 5 (41.67%) Process Improvement
1 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (58.33%) MCSE
3 6 (50.00%) CCNA
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (41.67%) MCP
5 1 (8.33%) CCENT
5 1 (8.33%) CCNP
5 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Hyper-V
1 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 6 (50.00%) EMC
2 6 (50.00%) NetApp
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Meraki