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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 65 55 54
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.78% 2.52% 3.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.48% 4.92% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 17
Average salary £37,500 £30,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.95% -19.73%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +16.12%
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
270 264 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 52.73% 51.26% 40.04%
Number of salaries quoted 97 144 141
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,900 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 21 August 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) MCP
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) MCDBA
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
1 6 (100.00%) Service Management
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) ITSM
1 6 (100.00%) Security Management
1 6 (100.00%) Validation
1 6 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Workstation
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) German Language
1 6 (100.00%) Time Management
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) Relational Database

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Internet
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (100.00%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (100.00%) German Language
2 1 (16.67%) Italian Language
2 1 (16.67%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 6 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Technical Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Service Management
1 6 (100.00%) ITSM
1 6 (100.00%) Security Management
1 6 (100.00%) Validation
1 6 (100.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) MCP
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) MCDBA
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Workstation
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware