The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 197 169 202
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +33
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 28 59 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.47% 1.05% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.30% 3.12% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 27 52 27
Average salary £27,500 £33,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.91% -11.84%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-19.46% +14.61%
MCSA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2160 1892 1856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 36.49% 33.70% 33.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1290 1368 1560
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Berkshire region.

MCSA Salary Trend in Berkshire

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Berkshire

MCSA
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Windsor - 10 £27,500 -
Reading -13 9 £29,000 -15.94%
Slough +4 2 £25,500 -40.00%
Newbury +1 2 £22,500 -25.00%
Bracknell -24 1 £37,500 +13.63%
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA.

1 72 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (95.83%) Windows
3 49 (68.06%) Microsoft
4 39 (54.17%) MCSE
4 39 (54.17%) MS Exchange
5 35 (48.61%) Windows Server 2003
5 35 (48.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (47.22%) MCP
7 30 (41.67%) CCNA
7 30 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (41.67%) Windows 7
8 27 (37.50%) MS Excel
8 27 (37.50%) VMware
8 27 (37.50%) MCTS
9 26 (36.11%) Active Directory
9 26 (36.11%) Cisco
10 25 (34.72%) Firewall
10 25 (34.72%) Windows Server 2012
11 23 (31.94%) Exchange Server 2010
11 23 (31.94%) MCITP
11 23 (31.94%) ITIL
12 22 (30.56%) TCP/IP
13 21 (29.17%) Windows 8
14 20 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
15 17 (23.61%) SLA
16 15 (20.83%) SharePoint
17 14 (19.44%) Internet
17 14 (19.44%) Dell
17 14 (19.44%) VPN
17 14 (19.44%) DNS

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 39 (54.17%) MS Exchange
2 23 (31.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (20.83%) SharePoint
4 14 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (11.11%) Lync
7 7 (9.72%) IIS
7 7 (9.72%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 27 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 11 (15.28%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (34.72%) Firewall
2 22 (30.56%) TCP/IP
3 14 (19.44%) VPN
3 14 (19.44%) DNS
3 14 (19.44%) Internet
4 11 (15.28%) DHCP
5 8 (11.11%) SAN
6 7 (9.72%) VoIP
7 4 (5.56%) Ethernet
7 4 (5.56%) SMTP
8 3 (4.17%) VLAN
8 3 (4.17%) WAN
9 2 (2.78%) SNMP
10 1 (1.39%) MPLS
10 1 (1.39%) H.323
10 1 (1.39%) Wireshark
10 1 (1.39%) NAS
10 1 (1.39%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.39%) PBX
10 1 (1.39%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 6 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.17%) MySQL
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (9.72%) Legal
2 6 (8.33%) German Language
3 4 (5.56%) Finance
4 1 (1.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) French Language
4 1 (1.39%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 33 (45.83%) Support Engineer
2 20 (27.78%) Analyst
3 15 (20.83%) Support Analyst
4 13 (18.06%) 2nd Line Support
4 13 (18.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 10 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
6 9 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
6 9 (12.50%) Service Analyst
7 6 (8.33%) Technical Support
7 6 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Server Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Senior Server Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) IT Support
9 4 (5.56%) IT Support Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) HTML
1 1 (1.39%) .NET
1 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.17%) Blackberry
2 2 (2.78%) Smartphone
2 2 (2.78%) iPhone
3 1 (1.39%) Firmware
3 1 (1.39%) Clustering
3 1 (1.39%) PKI
3 1 (1.39%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 69 (95.83%) Windows
2 35 (48.61%) Windows Server 2003
2 35 (48.61%) Windows Server 2008
3 30 (41.67%) Windows 7
4 25 (34.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (29.17%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.17%) Debian
6 3 (4.17%) Linux
7 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.94%) ITIL
2 9 (12.50%) ITSM
2 9 (12.50%) Time Management
3 8 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (8.33%) Service Management
4 6 (8.33%) Security Management
4 6 (8.33%) Validation
5 4 (5.56%) Migration
5 4 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (5.56%) Coaching
6 3 (4.17%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.17%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.17%) ERP
7 1 (1.39%) BCP
7 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.39%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.39%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.72%) SQL
2 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
2 1 (1.39%) C#
2 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 72 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (54.17%) MCSE
3 34 (47.22%) MCP
4 30 (41.67%) CCNA
4 30 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (37.50%) MCTS
6 23 (31.94%) MCITP
7 14 (19.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (16.67%) CCNP
9 7 (9.72%) Degree
10 6 (8.33%) MCDST
10 6 (8.33%) Network+ Certification
10 6 (8.33%) MCDBA
11 5 (6.94%) A+ Certification
12 4 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (5.56%) MCSD
13 3 (4.17%) MOS
14 2 (2.78%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (23.61%) SLA
2 3 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (36.11%) Active Directory
2 20 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (8.33%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 6 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (4.17%) KVM
5 2 (2.78%) ISA Server
5 2 (2.78%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (1.39%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (8.33%) SCCM
1 6 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 49 (68.06%) Microsoft
2 27 (37.50%) VMware
3 26 (36.11%) Cisco
4 14 (19.44%) Dell
5 6 (8.33%) HP
6 5 (6.94%) CheckPoint
7 4 (5.56%) Citrix
8 3 (4.17%) Avaya
8 3 (4.17%) Symantec
8 3 (4.17%) McAfee
8 3 (4.17%) EMC
8 3 (4.17%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.78%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.39%) Polycom
10 1 (1.39%) Mitel
10 1 (1.39%) Siemens
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