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    MCSA: SQL Server

    Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate: SQL Server

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    What is the MCSA SQL Server?

    The Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) SQL Server certification is an entry-level SQL Server certification. Demonstrate to potential hiring managers your essential skills and breakthrough insights in developing and maintaining the next wave of mission critical environments by achieving the MCSA: SQL Server certification

    MCSA gives you the primary set of Windows Server 2012 skills, relevant across multiple solution areas in a business environment, to reduce IT costs and deliver more business value. Earning an MCSA: SQL Server certification will qualify you for a position as a database developer or database analyst and many more.

    To get a MCSA: Windows Server certification there are three exams to complete:

    Exam 461: Querying Microsoft SQL Server
    Exam 462: Administering Microsoft SQL Server Databases
    Exam 463: Implementing a Data Warehouse with Microsoft SQL Server

    After finishing both of these exams you will be awarded a MCSA: SQL Server qualification. See below for more information on the exams.

    Jobs and Career Opportunities with the MCSA SQL Server 2012

    The Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) is a globally recognised qualification across the Finance, Telecoms and Banking industry. As of 2020, the average salary of a Microsoft MCSA Professional is £35,000pa with more than 90% being offered a salary of more than £25,300pa. The average salary for a MCSA graduate is estimated to be £21,300pa. After graduation, you can find work in roles such as Support Engineer and Database Analyst with relative ease. Below is a short list of the starting range of career opportunities offered to MCSA Windows Server 2012:


    • Support Engineer
    • Database Analyst
    • Infrastructure Engineer
    • Technical Support

    • Database Developer
    • Network Engineer
    • Service Analyst
    • Administrator

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    We want to ensure you get the best training experience for the best price. Our state of the art and modern classes ensures you get the best and a fun learning experience while finishing your certification the shortest amount of time possible. While working through your MCSA course we offer 24 hour support 7 days a week and incase you get really stuck you can call your lecturers for a 1on1 chat whenever you need.

    Working with JobcentrePlus and our Recruitment Partners, we will work with you to ensure that you can find work in IT (and not in any job) through job interviews and guarantee you applications. We aim to get you on a graduate wage from as quickly as 4 months. If you have no qualification or background in IT, we will provide you with the necessary training for the experience required. For existing MCSA professionals, we can upgrade your qualifications and improve your career prospects. Do not allow your lack of experience or self-confidence deny you from a career in I.T - it is a lot easier (and enjoyable too) than most people think, once you learn the basics.

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