The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 Newbury region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 50 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 12 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 2.44% 1.24% -
As % of the Qualifications category 11.65% 3.48% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 0
Average salary £25,500 £43,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.98%
Qualifications Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
103 115 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 20.93% 35.71% 31.38%
Number of salaries quoted 70 113 139
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £50,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSA
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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
Salary Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Newbury

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (95.00%) MCTS
3 17 (85.00%) Windows
4 15 (75.00%) ITIL
5 13 (65.00%) MCSE
6 12 (60.00%) MCSD
6 12 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (60.00%) Degree
7 10 (50.00%) VPN
7 10 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
8 9 (45.00%) SAN
8 9 (45.00%) SLA
8 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
8 9 (45.00%) MOS
9 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (35.00%) VMware
10 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
10 7 (35.00%) Windows XP
10 7 (35.00%) MCP
10 7 (35.00%) MS Office
10 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
11 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
11 6 (30.00%) EMC
11 6 (30.00%) Cisco
12 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (25.00%) SQL
12 5 (25.00%) Oracle
12 5 (25.00%) RDBMS

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (20.00%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) VPN
2 9 (45.00%) SAN
3 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
4 5 (25.00%) VoIP
4 5 (25.00%) Firewall
5 4 (20.00%) Network Security
6 3 (15.00%) Wireless
7 2 (10.00%) WAN
7 2 (10.00%) LAN
7 2 (10.00%) NAS
8 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) RDBMS
2 5 (25.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) IT Support
3 5 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Network Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Team Leader
5 3 (15.00%) Network Team Leader
6 2 (10.00%) Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Lead Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Network Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Firmware
1 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (35.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (35.00%) Windows XP
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) ITIL
2 10 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (20.00%) BCP
4 3 (15.00%) Data Architecture
5 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (95.00%) MCTS
3 13 (65.00%) MCSE
4 12 (60.00%) MCSD
4 12 (60.00%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (60.00%) Degree
5 9 (45.00%) MOS
6 7 (35.00%) MCP
7 2 (10.00%) CCNA
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (10.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) SLA
2 3 (15.00%) QA
System Software
1 9 (45.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 6 (30.00%) EMC
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (15.00%) Citrix
6 1 (5.00%) Sophos
6 1 (5.00%) HP