The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - 44 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 0 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury - 3.09% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 10.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 0
Average salary - £30,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +19.04%
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 Newbury region.

Qualifications Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
95 136 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 20.61% 30.02% 32.29%
Number of salaries quoted 67 118 107
Average salary £34,500 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.59% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

MCSA
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Newbury

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 8 (100.00%) ITIL
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) MCSE
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) MCTS
2 6 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (75.00%) SAN
2 6 (75.00%) MCSD
2 6 (75.00%) SLA
3 5 (62.50%) EMC
3 5 (62.50%) MOS
4 2 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (25.00%) WatchGuard
4 2 (25.00%) SCOM
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Dell
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Internet
4 2 (25.00%) ISA Server
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco
4 2 (25.00%) CCNP
4 2 (25.00%) CCNA

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) SMTP
2 2 (25.00%) SNMP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) BCP
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) MCSE
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL Certification
2 6 (75.00%) MCTS
2 6 (75.00%) MCSD
3 5 (62.50%) MOS
4 2 (25.00%) CCNP
4 2 (25.00%) CCNA
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) SLA
2 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) ISA Server
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) EMC
3 2 (25.00%) WatchGuard
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix