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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 57 55 61
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 7 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.24% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.00% 0.81% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 1
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +10.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.35% +4.61%  

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 Watford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Watford
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 100 123 126
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 17.67% 21.17% 25.61%
Number of salaries quoted 76 113 98
Median salary £46,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.41% -5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,850 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSA in Watford

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Office 365
2 6 (85.71%) MCSE
2 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (14.29%) SCCM
3 1 (14.29%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Adobe
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
3 1 (14.29%) Apple
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 10

MCSA
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Office 365
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Azure Consultant
1 6 (85.71%) Azure Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Cloud Consultant
1 6 (85.71%) Cloud Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Consultant
1 6 (85.71%) Office 365 Consultant
1 6 (85.71%) Office 365 Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Senior Cloud Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Senior Consultant
1 6 (85.71%) Senior Server Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Senior Technical Consultant
1 6 (85.71%) Senior Technical Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Server Consultant
1 6 (85.71%) Server Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Technical Consultant
1 6 (85.71%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Mac Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Mac Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Application Packaging
1 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Adobe
1 1 (14.29%) Apple
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) VMware