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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 44 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 10 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 2.20% 1.27% -
As % of the Qualifications category 10.31% 3.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Average salary £25,500 £43,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.71% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Qualifications Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
97 112 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 21.32% 35.44% 31.50%
Number of salaries quoted 65 109 133
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 24 April 2014.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Newbury

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 24 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 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (94.74%) MCTS
3 16 (84.21%) Windows
4 14 (73.68%) ITIL
5 13 (68.42%) MCSE
6 12 (63.16%) MCSD
6 12 (63.16%) ITIL Certification
6 12 (63.16%) Degree
7 10 (52.63%) Performance Tuning
8 9 (47.37%) MOS
8 9 (47.37%) SAN
8 9 (47.37%) SLA
8 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
8 9 (47.37%) VPN
9 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
9 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
10 7 (36.84%) VMware
10 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
11 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
11 6 (31.58%) EMC
11 6 (31.58%) Windows XP
11 6 (31.58%) MCP
11 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
11 6 (31.58%) MS Office
12 5 (26.32%) SQL
12 5 (26.32%) Oracle
12 5 (26.32%) RDBMS
12 5 (26.32%) VoIP
12 5 (26.32%) Cisco

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (47.37%) MS Exchange
2 5 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (21.05%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Office
2 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) SAN
1 9 (47.37%) VPN
2 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
3 5 (26.32%) VoIP
3 5 (26.32%) Firewall
4 4 (21.05%) Network Security
5 3 (15.79%) Wireless
6 2 (10.53%) NAS
6 2 (10.53%) WAN
6 2 (10.53%) LAN
7 1 (5.26%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) RDBMS
2 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) IT Support
3 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (21.05%) Network Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Network Team Leader
5 3 (15.79%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Architect
6 1 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Network Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Firmware
1 1 (5.26%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (31.58%) Windows 7
3 6 (31.58%) Windows XP
4 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) ITIL
2 10 (52.63%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (21.05%) BCP
4 3 (15.79%) Data Architecture
5 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity
5 2 (10.53%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (94.74%) MCTS
3 13 (68.42%) MCSE
4 12 (63.16%) MCSD
4 12 (63.16%) ITIL Certification
4 12 (63.16%) Degree
5 9 (47.37%) MOS
6 6 (31.58%) MCP
7 2 (10.53%) CCNA
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (5.26%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) SLA
2 3 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) VMware
3 6 (31.58%) EMC
4 5 (26.32%) Oracle
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) HP
6 1 (5.26%) Sophos