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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 45 46 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 3 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 1.09% 2.21% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.45% 10.42% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 3
Average salary £43,000 £29,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.27% -17.14%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +4.47%
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
87 96 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 31.64% 21.24% 33.97%
Number of salaries quoted 68 68 103
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £51,275 £60,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 17 (100.00%) MCSE
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) VMware
2 14 (82.35%) Hyper-V
3 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (70.59%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (70.59%) CCNA
5 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
5 11 (64.71%) SharePoint
6 9 (52.94%) SMTP
6 9 (52.94%) DNS
6 9 (52.94%) SQL
6 9 (52.94%) ITIL
6 9 (52.94%) CCNP
6 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (47.06%) MCP
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
9 3 (17.65%) Juniper
9 3 (17.65%) Symantec
9 3 (17.65%) Norton AntiVirus
9 3 (17.65%) Sophos
9 3 (17.65%) MS Office
9 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
9 3 (17.65%) Cisco
9 3 (17.65%) VoIP
9 3 (17.65%) Apple
9 3 (17.65%) Firewall
9 3 (17.65%) Finance

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 11 (64.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.76%) Lync
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Office
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (52.94%) SMTP
1 9 (52.94%) DNS
2 3 (17.65%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) VoIP
3 2 (11.76%) WLAN
3 2 (11.76%) WAN
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
4 1 (5.88%) HTTP
4 1 (5.88%) NAS
4 1 (5.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Support Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) IT Support
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Support
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Support Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) MCSE
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (70.59%) CCNA
2 12 (70.59%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (52.94%) CCNP
4 8 (47.06%) MCP
5 3 (17.65%) MCDST
6 2 (11.76%) MCITP
7 1 (5.88%) VCP5
7 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) Hyper-V
2 13 (76.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) VMware
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco
3 3 (17.65%) Juniper
3 3 (17.65%) Apple
3 3 (17.65%) Symantec
3 3 (17.65%) Sophos
4 1 (5.88%) HP