About the MCSA Server 2012 certification
The MCSA qualification for Windows Server 2012 validates that an IT professional can reduce running costs and deliver clear and quantified business value to a range of companies in an enterprise environment.
Highlighting a specific set of Server skills, the MCSA for Windows Server 2012 requires candidates to be able to install, configure, administer, and manage Windows Server 2012.
Made up of three exams, the MCSA in Windows Server 2012 is comprised of:
- 70-410: Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012
- 70-411: Administering Windows Server 2012
- 70-412: Configuring Advanced Windows Server 2012 Services
On completion of these three exams, candidates will receive a Microsoft certification that validates their ability to work with the latest release of Windows Server 2012.
Training is delivered for each exam individually – with three 5-day classroom sessions covering topics during separate sessions.
Windows Server has been a powerful arm of Microsoft’s business-orientated vision since the days of Windows NT and modern releases of the server operating system have been crucial in delivering the cloud technologies that Microsoft are placing at the forefront of their client OS.
Put simply, the MCSA in Windows Server 2012 underlines that you can efficiently work with Windows Server in a real-world environment and that you possess the necessary knowledge to manage a business’ core applications, whether they are on site or accessed through the cloud.
What are the benefits of the MCSA Windows Server 2012?
As the crucial operating system at the heart of Microsoft’s cloud platform, having a certification that highlights your ability to work with Windows Server holds huge benefits. It shows that you have the tangible skills to increase efficiency and reduce costs within a business, with the certification adding clear value to any business that requires use of a Windows Server.
Windows Server allows businesses to access cost-effective, high-performance storage options and being the certified technician that can deliver these services will make you an attractive candidate to companies that are looking to either modernise or maintain their systems.
With more and more businesses looking to deploy and operate system-wide applications from the cloud, there is a huge demand for Windows Server specialists; this course provides you with the knowledge you need to fulfil the skill gap faced by forward-thinking businesses.
What’s the average UK salary for an MCSA Windows Server 2012 Technician?
The latest figures from IT Jobs Watch highlight that the median income for those working with MCSA Server 2012 based in London is £40,000, with Payscale highlighting the following job roles and salaries based throughout the UK:
- IT Manager: £27,465 – £48,689
- Systems Administrator: £17,143 – £37,146
- Support Technician: £14,780 – £30,841
- IT Consultant: £17,681- £45,000
- Network Engineer: £20,846 – £44,308
What’s included with MCSA Windows Server 2012 training?
We believe the best way for students to successfully become fully qualified with an MCSA in Windows Server 2012 is to take separate classrooms for each exam, so that they are not overloaded with information and learn each topic in a clear and concise order.
Classrooms for each exam are run over 5 days and learners will receive access to labs that will allow them to get hands-on with the official Windows Server software.
Students are able to attend a local classroom to learn in a traditional environment, or can access classes remotely from the comfort of their own home.