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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 46 49 52
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 14 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 3.94% 1.83% 1.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.58% 8.51% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 4
Average salary £32,500 £50,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.64% +15.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,850 £55,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £34,750
% change year-on-year
- -6.47%
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
96 94 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 27.04% 21.51% 49.36%
Number of salaries quoted 77 69 147
Average salary £32,500 £44,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.55% +4.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £58,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 March 2015.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Newbury

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (89.29%) Windows
3 22 (78.57%) MCSE
4 21 (75.00%) VMware
5 19 (67.86%) SharePoint
6 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
6 18 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 18 (64.29%) Hyper-V
7 16 (57.14%) CCNA
7 16 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
8 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (50.00%) ITIL
9 13 (46.43%) SQL
9 13 (46.43%) SMTP
9 13 (46.43%) DNS
9 13 (46.43%) CCNP
9 13 (46.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
11 10 (35.71%) Cisco
12 8 (28.57%) MCP
13 7 (25.00%) MS Office
14 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
15 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
16 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
16 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
16 4 (14.29%) Firewall
16 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
16 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
17 3 (10.71%) Cisco CUCM
17 3 (10.71%) Windows 8

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 19 (67.86%) SharePoint
2 6 (21.43%) MS Exchange
3 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (7.14%) Lync
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Office
2 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) SMTP
1 13 (46.43%) DNS
2 4 (14.29%) Firewall
3 3 (10.71%) WAN
3 3 (10.71%) Internet
3 3 (10.71%) LAN
3 3 (10.71%) VoIP
4 2 (7.14%) WLAN
4 2 (7.14%) SAN
5 1 (3.57%) HTTP
5 1 (3.57%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (10.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Technical Support Consultant
2 3 (10.71%) IT Support
2 3 (10.71%) Consultant
2 3 (10.71%) Technical Support
2 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
2 3 (10.71%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (10.71%) Support Consultant
3 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Windows Support Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
Operating Systems
1 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 3 (10.71%) Windows 8
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (78.57%) MCSE
3 16 (57.14%) CCNA
3 16 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (46.43%) CCNP
5 8 (28.57%) MCP
6 3 (10.71%) MCDST
7 2 (7.14%) MCITP
8 1 (3.57%) VCP5
8 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (46.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
1 18 (64.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 18 (64.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (10.71%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) VMware
2 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
3 10 (35.71%) Cisco
4 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 3 (10.71%) Symantec
5 3 (10.71%) Sophos
5 3 (10.71%) Juniper
5 3 (10.71%) Apple
6 2 (7.14%) HP
7 1 (3.57%) Dell