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

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 149 206 196
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -10
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 63 23 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.41% 0.45% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.45% 1.34% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 60 15 37
Median salary £42,500 £27,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+54.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £39,100 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
1415 1719 2180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.77% 33.58% 36.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1072 1257 1327
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 - 33 £42,500 -
Maidenhead - 9 £60,000 -
Reading +6 6 £38,500 +26.22%
Newbury -7 1 £45,000 +55.17%
Wokingham - 1 £37,500 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 83 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (79.52%) VMware
3 60 (72.29%) Windows
4 59 (71.08%) Microsoft
5 57 (68.67%) Active Directory
6 54 (65.06%) VMware Infrastructure
7 52 (62.65%) MCSE
8 51 (61.45%) CCNA
8 51 (61.45%) Cisco Certification
9 50 (60.24%) Cisco
10 47 (56.63%) Windows Server
11 46 (55.42%) Office 365
11 46 (55.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 44 (53.01%) Finance
13 40 (48.19%) vSphere
14 37 (44.58%) MS Exchange
14 37 (44.58%) MCP
15 36 (43.37%) LAN
16 35 (42.17%) Citrix
17 34 (40.96%) WAN
18 31 (37.35%) MCITP
19 28 (33.73%) Windows Server 2008
20 27 (32.53%) MS Excel
21 25 (30.12%) Analytical Skills
22 24 (28.92%) Windows Server 2012
23 23 (27.71%) XenApp
23 23 (27.71%) DHCP
23 23 (27.71%) DNS
24 22 (26.51%) Linux
24 22 (26.51%) 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 37 (44.58%) MS Exchange
2 21 (25.30%) IIS
3 15 (18.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (18.07%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (12.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.61%) SharePoint Foundation
6 3 (3.61%) Skype for Business
7 2 (2.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.41%) Confluence
Applications
1 27 (32.53%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.82%) MS Office
3 1 (1.20%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 46 (55.42%) Office 365
2 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.61%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (43.37%) LAN
2 34 (40.96%) WAN
3 23 (27.71%) DHCP
3 23 (27.71%) DNS
4 17 (20.48%) Wireless
5 15 (18.07%) Internet
5 15 (18.07%) Intranet
6 13 (15.66%) Firewall
7 8 (9.64%) SAN
8 6 (7.23%) TCP/IP
8 6 (7.23%) VLAN
8 6 (7.23%) VPN
9 4 (4.82%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (3.61%) NAS
11 2 (2.41%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (2.41%) CTI
11 2 (2.41%) LDAP
11 2 (2.41%) VoIP
12 1 (1.20%) Skype
12 1 (1.20%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (12.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (6.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (3.61%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.20%) MS Access
7 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.41%) JIRA
General
1 44 (53.01%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (62.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 21 (25.30%) Support Engineer
3 19 (22.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 13 (15.66%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
4 13 (15.66%) LAN Engineer
4 13 (15.66%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 13 (15.66%) PowerShell Engineer
4 13 (15.66%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 13 (15.66%) WAN Engineer
5 12 (14.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 12 (14.46%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (14.46%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 12 (14.46%) 3rd Line Support
5 12 (14.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 12 (14.46%) Administrator
5 12 (14.46%) Infrastructure Support
5 12 (14.46%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 12 (14.46%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 12 (14.46%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (12.05%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.61%) .NET
1 3 (3.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (30.12%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (26.51%) Statistics
3 7 (8.43%) Replication
4 5 (6.02%) Clustering
5 4 (4.82%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.61%) Fat Client
6 3 (3.61%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.61%) Thin Client
7 2 (2.41%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.41%) IVR
7 2 (2.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 60 (72.29%) Windows
2 47 (56.63%) Windows Server
3 28 (33.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (28.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (26.51%) Linux
6 20 (24.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (3.61%) Ubuntu
7 3 (3.61%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.41%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (25.30%) ITIL
2 15 (18.07%) Change Control
3 8 (9.64%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (9.64%) Risk Analysis
4 6 (7.23%) Presales
5 5 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (6.02%) Migration
5 5 (6.02%) Server Virtualisation
5 5 (6.02%) Time Management
6 4 (4.82%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (3.61%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (3.61%) High Availability
7 3 (3.61%) Logistics
7 3 (3.61%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.61%) Server Monitoring
7 3 (3.61%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 2 (2.41%) Product Management
8 2 (2.41%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.20%) Database Security
9 1 (1.20%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (19.28%) PowerShell
1 16 (19.28%) SQL
2 5 (6.02%) T-SQL
3 2 (2.41%) C#
4 1 (1.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 83 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (62.65%) MCSE
3 51 (61.45%) CCNA
3 51 (61.45%) Cisco Certification
4 46 (55.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 37 (44.58%) MCP
6 31 (37.35%) MCITP
7 18 (21.69%) MCTS
8 17 (20.48%) RHCA
9 16 (19.28%) RHCSA
10 3 (3.61%) CCA
10 3 (3.61%) CCAA
10 3 (3.61%) CCNP
10 3 (3.61%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (3.61%) Degree
10 3 (3.61%) VCP5
10 3 (3.61%) VCP6
10 3 (3.61%) VTSP
11 2 (2.41%) MCDST
12 1 (1.20%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.23%) SLA
2 3 (3.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 57 (68.67%) Active Directory
2 54 (65.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (48.19%) vSphere
4 23 (27.71%) XenApp
5 15 (18.07%) Virtual Desktop
6 8 (9.64%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.61%) vCloud
8 2 (2.41%) XenServer
9 1 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (3.61%) SCCM
2 3 (3.61%) SCOM
2 3 (3.61%) SCVMM
2 3 (3.61%) vRealize
3 2 (2.41%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 66 (79.52%) VMware
2 59 (71.08%) Microsoft
3 50 (60.24%) Cisco
4 35 (42.17%) Citrix
5 22 (26.51%) Red Hat
6 6 (7.23%) Oracle
7 3 (3.61%) Huawei
7 3 (3.61%) NetApp
8 2 (2.41%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.41%) HP
8 2 (2.41%) Juniper
8 2 (2.41%) NetIQ
9 1 (1.20%) 3Com
9 1 (1.20%) Dell
9 1 (1.20%) Draytek
9 1 (1.20%) NETGEAR
9 1 (1.20%) Symantec
9 1 (1.20%) ZyXEL
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