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

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 164 191 189
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -2
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 47 29 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.06% 0.58% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.25% 1.72% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 45 16 32
Median salary £42,500 £32,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.81% -11.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £23,750 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £39,250 £48,100
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
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
1444 1690 2004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.47% 33.70% 36.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1106 1142 1249
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 July 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 July 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 +16 28 £42,500 - 1
Reading +8 5 £33,000 -5.71% 1
Maidenhead - 2 £44,500 - 1
Newbury -5 1 £45,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £37,500 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 65 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (80.00%) VMware
3 50 (76.92%) Microsoft
4 48 (73.85%) Windows
5 47 (72.31%) Active Directory
6 41 (63.08%) VMware Infrastructure
7 40 (61.54%) Cisco
7 40 (61.54%) MCSE
8 37 (56.92%) CCNA
8 37 (56.92%) Cisco Certification
9 36 (55.38%) Windows Server
10 34 (52.31%) Office 365
10 34 (52.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 32 (49.23%) vSphere
12 29 (44.62%) LAN
13 28 (43.08%) MS Exchange
13 28 (43.08%) Finance
14 27 (41.54%) WAN
15 26 (40.00%) MCP
15 26 (40.00%) Citrix
16 25 (38.46%) MS Excel
17 24 (36.92%) Windows Server 2012
18 22 (33.85%) Windows Server 2008
19 21 (32.31%) ITIL
20 20 (30.77%) MCITP
21 19 (29.23%) Analytical Skills
22 17 (26.15%) DHCP
22 17 (26.15%) DNS
22 17 (26.15%) Linux
22 17 (26.15%) Red Hat

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 28 (43.08%) MS Exchange
2 15 (23.08%) IIS
3 10 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (10.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (4.62%) Skype for Business
6 2 (3.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (3.08%) Confluence
7 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Office
3 1 (1.54%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 34 (52.31%) Office 365
2 8 (12.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.08%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (44.62%) LAN
2 27 (41.54%) WAN
3 17 (26.15%) DHCP
3 17 (26.15%) DNS
4 15 (23.08%) Firewall
5 12 (18.46%) Wireless
6 11 (16.92%) Internet
7 10 (15.38%) Intranet
8 6 (9.23%) SAN
9 5 (7.69%) VLAN
9 5 (7.69%) VPN
10 4 (6.15%) TCP/IP
11 3 (4.62%) NAS
11 3 (4.62%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (3.08%) Cisco ASA
12 2 (3.08%) CTI
12 2 (3.08%) LDAP
12 2 (3.08%) VoIP
13 1 (1.54%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 3 (4.62%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2000
4 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.54%) MS Access
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Jenkins
1 2 (3.08%) JIRA
General
1 28 (43.08%) Finance
2 1 (1.54%) Japanese Language
2 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (55.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (24.62%) Support Engineer
3 14 (21.54%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (13.85%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 8 (12.31%) 3rd Line Support
5 8 (12.31%) Administrator
5 8 (12.31%) Exchange Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) Infrastructure Support
5 8 (12.31%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) LAN Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) PowerShell Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 8 (12.31%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (12.31%) WAN Engineer
5 8 (12.31%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.23%) Middleware
2 3 (4.62%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.23%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (24.62%) Statistics
3 6 (9.23%) Replication
4 4 (6.15%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.62%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (4.62%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.08%) Data Integration
6 2 (3.08%) Driving Licence
6 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.08%) IVR
6 2 (3.08%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.54%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 48 (73.85%) Windows
2 36 (55.38%) Windows Server
3 24 (36.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (33.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (26.15%) Linux
6 15 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.08%) Windows Vista
8 2 (3.08%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.54%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) ITIL
2 10 (15.38%) Change Control
3 8 (12.31%) Migration
4 7 (10.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (9.23%) Risk Analysis
6 5 (7.69%) Problem Management
6 5 (7.69%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.15%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (6.15%) Presales
8 3 (4.62%) High Availability
8 3 (4.62%) Information Security
8 3 (4.62%) Logistics
8 3 (4.62%) Virtual Environments
9 2 (3.08%) Incident Management
9 2 (3.08%) Integration Testing
9 2 (3.08%) Product Management
9 2 (3.08%) Resource Management
9 2 (3.08%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (3.08%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.08%) SQL
2 14 (21.54%) PowerShell
3 3 (4.62%) Ruby
4 2 (3.08%) C#
5 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 65 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (61.54%) MCSE
3 37 (56.92%) CCNA
3 37 (56.92%) Cisco Certification
4 34 (52.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 26 (40.00%) MCP
6 20 (30.77%) MCITP
7 11 (16.92%) RHCA
8 10 (15.38%) RHCSA
9 9 (13.85%) MCTS
10 3 (4.62%) Degree
11 2 (3.08%) CCNP
11 2 (3.08%) MCDST
11 2 (3.08%) VCP5
12 1 (1.54%) A+ Certification
12 1 (1.54%) CCA
12 1 (1.54%) CCDA
12 1 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.54%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.23%) SLA
2 3 (4.62%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (72.31%) Active Directory
2 41 (63.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (49.23%) vSphere
4 15 (23.08%) XenApp
5 10 (15.38%) Virtual Desktop
6 9 (13.85%) Hyper-V
7 2 (3.08%) XenServer
8 1 (1.54%) vCloud
8 1 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (1.54%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (9.23%) SCCM
1 6 (9.23%) SCOM
1 6 (9.23%) SCVMM
2 3 (4.62%) Backup Exec
2 3 (4.62%) Puppet
3 2 (3.08%) Nagios
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.54%) vRealize
Vendors
1 52 (80.00%) VMware
2 50 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 40 (61.54%) Cisco
4 26 (40.00%) Citrix
5 17 (26.15%) Red Hat
6 9 (13.85%) Oracle
7 5 (7.69%) HP
8 3 (4.62%) Dell
8 3 (4.62%) RightScale
9 2 (3.08%) CheckPoint
9 2 (3.08%) IBM
9 2 (3.08%) Juniper
9 2 (3.08%) NetIQ
10 1 (1.54%) 3Com
10 1 (1.54%) Draytek
10 1 (1.54%) EMC
10 1 (1.54%) Huawei
10 1 (1.54%) NetApp
10 1 (1.54%) NETGEAR
10 1 (1.54%) ZyXEL
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