The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 50 67 51
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 3 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.92% 0.54% 5.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.06% 1.09% 10.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 31
Average salary - £37,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.95%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +12.90%
MCSA
Berkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
194 274 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 44.60% 49.28% 53.07%
Number of salaries quoted 139 153 147
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

MCSA
Salary Trend in Bracknell

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Bracknell

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 5 (100.00%) MCP
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 4 (80.00%) RDBMS
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (80.00%) French Language
2 4 (80.00%) German Language
2 4 (80.00%) Italian Language
2 4 (80.00%) Spanish Language
2 4 (80.00%) LANDesk
2 4 (80.00%) Sun
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) MCDBA
2 4 (80.00%) Solaris
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) Time Management
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) SCSM
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) RDBMS
1 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (80.00%) French Language
1 4 (80.00%) German Language
1 4 (80.00%) Italian Language
1 4 (80.00%) Spanish Language
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Support
1 4 (80.00%) Support Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Solaris
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCP
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) MCDBA
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCSM
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) LANDesk
2 4 (80.00%) Sun
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix