The first table below looks at the demand for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Maidenhead region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 47 33 50
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +17
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 1.28% 0.98% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.10% 3.17% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Average salary £27,500 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+0.72% +6.15%
Qualifications Category
Maidenhead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
98 63 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 25.00% 30.73% 36.31%
Number of salaries quoted 72 48 126
Average salary £41,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,250 £60,000 £67,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSA
Berkshire

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

MCSA
Salary Trend in Maidenhead

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Maidenhead

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Maidenhead

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Maidenhead region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Maidenhead

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Maidenhead 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%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) A+ Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCDST
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) CCA
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) MCITP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (20.00%) Veeam
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (20.00%) WSUS
4 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (20.00%) SCCM

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Maidenhead 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 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Desktop Support
1 3 (60.00%) Help Desk Support
2 2 (40.00%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) CRM
1 1 (20.00%) Practice Management
1 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) A+ Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCDST
3 2 (40.00%) MCITP
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) CCA
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) WSUS
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Mitel
3 1 (20.00%) Veeam
3 1 (20.00%) EMC