The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 108 139 151
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +12
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 8 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.49% 0.41% 0.038%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.45% 1.06% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 1
Median salary £39,750 £48,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.04% +79.62%
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
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 Reading region.

Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
550 942 1120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 33.91% 38.50% 42.25%
Number of salaries quoted 346 690 587
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +14.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

MCSA
Salary Trend in Reading

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Reading

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Reading region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Reading

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing MCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 11 (78.57%) MCSE
4 9 (64.29%) Windows
4 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
5 7 (50.00%) CCNA
5 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (50.00%) VMware
6 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
6 6 (42.86%) Cisco
6 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 6 (42.86%) SQL
7 5 (35.71%) MCP
7 5 (35.71%) SLA
7 5 (35.71%) Citrix
7 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (35.71%) MCITP
7 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
7 5 (35.71%) XenApp
8 4 (28.57%) High Availability
8 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (28.57%) vSphere
8 4 (28.57%) Office 365
8 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
8 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) IIS
1 3 (21.43%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
2 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (28.57%) LAN
2 4 (28.57%) SAN
2 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) CTI
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
3 2 (14.29%) LDAP
3 2 (14.29%) VLAN
3 2 (14.29%) VoIP
3 2 (14.29%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) Skype
4 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Administrator
1 4 (28.57%) DBA
1 4 (28.57%) SQL DBA
2 3 (21.43%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior DBA
2 3 (21.43%) Senior SQL DBA
2 3 (21.43%) Senior SQL Server DBA
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Network Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (14.29%) IVR
2 2 (14.29%) PKI
2 2 (14.29%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
1 9 (64.29%) Windows Server
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (21.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) Windows Vista
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) High Availability
1 4 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (21.43%) Presales
2 3 (21.43%) Server Monitoring
2 3 (21.43%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 2 (14.29%) Product Management
4 1 (7.14%) Analytics
4 1 (7.14%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (7.14%) Data Security
4 1 (7.14%) DevOps
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (78.57%) MCSE
3 7 (50.00%) CCNA
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (35.71%) MCITP
4 5 (35.71%) MCP
5 4 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (21.43%) CCA
6 3 (21.43%) CCAA
6 3 (21.43%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (21.43%) MCTS
6 3 (21.43%) VCP5
6 3 (21.43%) VCP6
6 3 (21.43%) VTSP
7 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
7 1 (7.14%) CCENT
7 1 (7.14%) RHCA
7 1 (7.14%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (35.71%) XenApp
3 4 (28.57%) vSphere
4 3 (21.43%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) PowerCLI
1 3 (21.43%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco
4 5 (35.71%) Citrix
5 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
6 3 (21.43%) Huawei
6 3 (21.43%) NetApp
7 2 (14.29%) HP
8 1 (7.14%) 3Com
8 1 (7.14%) Draytek
8 1 (7.14%) NETGEAR
8 1 (7.14%) ZyXEL
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