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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 193 194 157
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -37
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 22 32 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.43% 0.55% 1.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.30% 1.48% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15 32 65
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,250 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £44,500 £46,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
1696 2161 1857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 33.36% 36.90% 33.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1243 1314 1368
Average salary £47,500 £48,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.55% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Reading -2 10 £30,500 +9.90% 1
Newbury - 8 £29,000 - 1
Slough -6 1 £25,000 -1.96%
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 44 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (77.27%) Microsoft
3 31 (70.45%) Windows
4 27 (61.36%) CCNA
4 27 (61.36%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (52.27%) ITIL
6 22 (50.00%) MCSE
7 17 (38.64%) MS Excel
8 16 (36.36%) VoIP
9 15 (34.09%) DNS
9 15 (34.09%) Active Directory
9 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (31.82%) TCP/IP
10 14 (31.82%) Cisco
10 14 (31.82%) VMware
11 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (29.55%) DHCP
11 13 (29.55%) MCP
12 12 (27.27%) MCITP
13 11 (25.00%) LAN
13 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (25.00%) Hyper-V
13 11 (25.00%) Lync
14 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
14 10 (22.73%) MS Exchange
14 10 (22.73%) WAN
14 10 (22.73%) SQL
14 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
15 8 (18.18%) Time Management
15 8 (18.18%) ITIL Certification

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 11 (25.00%) Lync
2 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (22.73%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 17 (38.64%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (2.27%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.27%) SAP CCM
2 1 (2.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) IaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (36.36%) VoIP
2 15 (34.09%) DNS
3 14 (31.82%) TCP/IP
4 13 (29.55%) DHCP
5 11 (25.00%) LAN
6 10 (22.73%) WAN
7 7 (15.91%) SAN
7 7 (15.91%) iSCSI
8 6 (13.64%) Firewall
9 4 (9.09%) Internet
10 2 (4.55%) VPN
11 1 (2.27%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (2.27%) Wireless
11 1 (2.27%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 4 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.55%) MySQL
2 2 (4.55%) OLTP
3 1 (2.27%) MS Access
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) French Language
2 4 (9.09%) German Language
2 4 (9.09%) Italian Language
2 4 (9.09%) Spanish Language
3 3 (6.82%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Back Office
4 1 (2.27%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (43.18%) Support Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) ICT Support Engineer
2 8 (18.18%) ICT Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Technical Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Technical Support
4 5 (11.36%) Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Desktop Support
5 4 (9.09%) IT Support
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Help Desk Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) DBA
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) MySQL DBA
8 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (2.27%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 4 (9.09%) EqualLogic
2 2 (4.55%) Replication
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) iPad
3 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (70.45%) Windows
2 15 (34.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (29.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (13.64%) Linux
5 6 (13.64%) Windows 7
6 5 (11.36%) UNIX
6 5 (11.36%) Solaris
7 4 (9.09%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (2.27%) FreeBSD
9 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
9 1 (2.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) ITIL
2 8 (18.18%) Time Management
2 8 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 7 (15.91%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.82%) CRM
4 3 (6.82%) Server Monitoring
5 2 (4.55%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.55%) Patch Management
5 2 (4.55%) ERP
5 2 (4.55%) Service Management
5 2 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.55%) ITSM
6 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.27%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.27%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.27%) ITIL V3
6 1 (2.27%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.27%) Capacity Management
6 1 (2.27%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (61.36%) CCNA
2 27 (61.36%) Cisco Certification
3 22 (50.00%) MCSE
4 13 (29.55%) MCP
5 12 (27.27%) MCITP
6 8 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (15.91%) Degree
8 6 (13.64%) MCTS
9 4 (9.09%) MCDBA
10 3 (6.82%) CCNP
10 3 (6.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (2.27%) MCDST
11 1 (2.27%) MOS
11 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
11 1 (2.27%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (34.09%) Active Directory
2 11 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 10 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) SCCM
2 2 (4.55%) SCOM
3 1 (2.27%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (2.27%) Nagios
3 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.82%) Cisco
2 14 (31.82%) VMware
3 5 (11.36%) Dell
4 4 (9.09%) Symantec
4 4 (9.09%) Avaya
4 4 (9.09%) Sun
4 4 (9.09%) LANDesk
5 3 (6.82%) McAfee
5 3 (6.82%) Citrix
6 2 (4.55%) HP
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle
6 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.27%) SonicWALL
7 1 (2.27%) Draytek
7 1 (2.27%) Altiris
7 1 (2.27%) Google
7 1 (2.27%) SAP
7 1 (2.27%) IBM
7 1 (2.27%) Adobe
Newbury, Berkshire
Sovereign Housing Association
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago