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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 144 201 206
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +5
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 64 21 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.51% 0.40% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.75% 1.24% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 61 18 26
Median salary £42,500 £29,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+44.06% +9.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
1347 1700 2155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.68% 32.55% 36.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1014 1313 1287
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 September 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Berkshire

MCSA
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell - 27 £42,500 -
Maidenhead - 10 £60,000 -
Reading +12 7 £38,500 +15.78%
Slough +23 5 £42,500 +57.40% 1
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 90 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 73 (81.11%) VMware
3 68 (75.56%) Windows
4 67 (74.44%) Microsoft
5 65 (72.22%) Active Directory
6 62 (68.89%) MCSE
7 61 (67.78%) VMware Infrastructure
8 57 (63.33%) CCNA
8 57 (63.33%) Cisco Certification
9 56 (62.22%) Cisco
10 53 (58.89%) Office 365
11 51 (56.67%) Windows Server
12 48 (53.33%) Finance
13 47 (52.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 43 (47.78%) MS Exchange
14 43 (47.78%) LAN
15 40 (44.44%) Citrix
16 39 (43.33%) MCP
17 38 (42.22%) WAN
18 37 (41.11%) Windows Server 2008
18 37 (41.11%) vSphere
19 34 (37.78%) DHCP
19 34 (37.78%) DNS
20 30 (33.33%) MCITP
21 26 (28.89%) Windows Server 2012
22 23 (25.56%) ITIL
22 23 (25.56%) Analytical Skills
22 23 (25.56%) XenApp
23 22 (24.44%) Linux
23 22 (24.44%) MS Excel

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 43 (47.78%) MS Exchange
2 19 (21.11%) IIS
3 17 (18.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (12.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (8.89%) Skype for Business
7 5 (5.56%) SharePoint
8 3 (3.33%) SharePoint Foundation
9 2 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.22%) Confluence
10 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 22 (24.44%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 53 (58.89%) Office 365
2 6 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.44%) SaaS
4 3 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (47.78%) LAN
2 38 (42.22%) WAN
3 34 (37.78%) DHCP
3 34 (37.78%) DNS
4 16 (17.78%) Wireless
5 15 (16.67%) Internet
5 15 (16.67%) Intranet
6 10 (11.11%) Firewall
7 8 (8.89%) SAN
8 7 (7.78%) TCP/IP
8 7 (7.78%) VPN
9 6 (6.67%) VLAN
9 6 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (4.44%) MPLS
11 2 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (2.22%) CTI
11 2 (2.22%) LDAP
11 2 (2.22%) NAS
11 2 (2.22%) Skype
11 2 (2.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.22%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (3.33%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 48 (53.33%) Finance
2 7 (7.78%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 62 (68.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 24 (26.67%) Support Engineer
3 23 (25.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (17.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 16 (17.78%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (17.78%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 16 (17.78%) 3rd Line Support
4 16 (17.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 16 (17.78%) Infrastructure Support
4 16 (17.78%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 13 (14.44%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
5 13 (14.44%) LAN Engineer
5 13 (14.44%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 13 (14.44%) PowerShell Engineer
5 13 (14.44%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 13 (14.44%) WAN Engineer
6 12 (13.33%) Administrator
6 12 (13.33%) Exchange Engineer
6 12 (13.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
6 12 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.56%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (23.33%) Statistics
3 6 (6.67%) Clustering
4 4 (4.44%) Replication
5 3 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.33%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.33%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.22%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.22%) IVR
6 2 (2.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 68 (75.56%) Windows
2 51 (56.67%) Windows Server
3 37 (41.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (28.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (24.44%) Linux
6 20 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (8.89%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.44%) Windows 10
8 4 (4.44%) Windows 8
9 3 (3.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 3 (3.33%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.56%) ITIL
2 19 (21.11%) Change Control
3 6 (6.67%) Mentoring
3 6 (6.67%) Migration
3 6 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (6.67%) Presales
3 6 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
3 6 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
3 6 (6.67%) Time Management
3 6 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (4.44%) Change Management
4 4 (4.44%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (3.33%) Server Monitoring
5 3 (3.33%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 2 (2.22%) Database Security
6 2 (2.22%) Line Management
6 2 (2.22%) Product Management
6 2 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.22%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.78%) PowerShell
2 13 (14.44%) SQL
3 6 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 90 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (68.89%) MCSE
3 57 (63.33%) CCNA
3 57 (63.33%) Cisco Certification
4 47 (52.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 39 (43.33%) MCP
6 30 (33.33%) MCITP
7 17 (18.89%) RHCA
8 16 (17.78%) MCTS
8 16 (17.78%) RHCSA
9 3 (3.33%) CCA
9 3 (3.33%) CCAA
9 3 (3.33%) CCNP
9 3 (3.33%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (3.33%) Degree
9 3 (3.33%) VCP5
9 3 (3.33%) VCP6
9 3 (3.33%) VTSP
10 2 (2.22%) MCDST
11 1 (1.11%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (72.22%) Active Directory
2 61 (67.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (41.11%) vSphere
4 23 (25.56%) XenApp
5 15 (16.67%) Virtual Desktop
6 11 (12.22%) Hyper-V
7 4 (4.44%) Firmware
8 3 (3.33%) vCloud
9 2 (2.22%) XenServer
10 1 (1.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (3.33%) Backup Exec
2 3 (3.33%) Nagios
2 3 (3.33%) PowerCLI
2 3 (3.33%) vRealize
3 1 (1.11%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.11%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.11%) SCCM
3 1 (1.11%) SCOM
3 1 (1.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 73 (81.11%) VMware
2 67 (74.44%) Microsoft
3 56 (62.22%) Cisco
4 40 (44.44%) Citrix
5 22 (24.44%) Red Hat
6 5 (5.56%) Dell
7 4 (4.44%) Avaya
8 3 (3.33%) Huawei
8 3 (3.33%) NetApp
8 3 (3.33%) Oracle
9 2 (2.22%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.22%) HP
9 2 (2.22%) Juniper
9 2 (2.22%) NetIQ
9 2 (2.22%) Symantec
10 1 (1.11%) 3Com
10 1 (1.11%) BT
10 1 (1.11%) CA
10 1 (1.11%) Draytek
10 1 (1.11%) ZyXEL
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