Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 80 89
Rank change year-on-year +6 +9 +14
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 18 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.91% 1.55% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.69% 6.69% 1.98%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 5
Watford median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +144.44% -52.63%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,900 £21,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £57,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% +53.85% -

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 234 254 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 24.81% 23.13% 23.49%
Number of salaries quoted 215 194 220
Watford median annual salary £44,900 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.90% +11.25% -12.57%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £64,250 £62,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 June 2018.

Salary histogram for MCSA in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (94.44%) VMware
3 16 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (77.78%) Windows
5 13 (72.22%) MCSE
5 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
6 12 (66.67%) Windows Server
7 11 (61.11%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (61.11%) TCP/IP
8 9 (50.00%) Linux
8 9 (50.00%) Management Information System
9 8 (44.44%) Ansible
9 8 (44.44%) Office 365
9 8 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (44.44%) DevOps
9 8 (44.44%) Hyper-V
9 8 (44.44%) PCI DSS
9 8 (44.44%) SaaS
9 8 (44.44%) Puppet
9 8 (44.44%) Analytical Thinking
9 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
9 8 (44.44%) MCITP
9 8 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 8 (44.44%) Xen
9 8 (44.44%) DNS
9 8 (44.44%) DHCP
10 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (33.33%) CCNA
10 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS

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 3 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 8 (44.44%) Office 365
1 8 (44.44%) SaaS
2 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (27.78%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (5.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (61.11%) TCP/IP
2 8 (44.44%) DHCP
2 8 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (22.22%) iSCSI
4 3 (16.67%) Firewall
4 3 (16.67%) LAN
4 3 (16.67%) Unified Communications
4 3 (16.67%) WAN
5 2 (11.11%) Skype
5 2 (11.11%) Wireshark
6 1 (5.56%) BGP
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
6 1 (5.56%) VLAN
6 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Billing
1 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 9 (50.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Senior Server Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Server Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Windows Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Virtualisation Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Server Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Virtualisation Technical Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (50.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Windows
2 12 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 9 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Analytical Thinking
1 8 (44.44%) DevOps
2 2 (11.11%) Business Continuity
2 2 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (11.11%) Project Management
2 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Email Filtering
3 1 (5.56%) IT Strategy
3 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.56%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (5.56%) Process Improvement
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (72.22%) MCSE
3 8 (44.44%) MCITP
4 6 (33.33%) CCNA
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (11.11%) Degree
5 2 (11.11%) MCP
6 1 (5.56%) CCENT
6 1 (5.56%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (44.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (44.44%) Hyper-V
2 8 (44.44%) Xen
3 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) Ansible
1 8 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (44.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) VMware
2 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco
3 4 (22.22%) EMC
3 4 (22.22%) NetApp
4 2 (11.11%) NEC
4 2 (11.11%) Polycom
4 2 (11.11%) Sonus
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) Meraki