The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 69 60 69
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.17% 0.61% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.61% 1.51% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £25,000 £36,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.50% -11.51%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
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 Slough region.

Qualifications Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
165 199 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 27.27% 40.61% 30.90%
Number of salaries quoted 125 174 163
Average salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

MCSA
Salary Trend in Slough

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Slough

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Structured Cabling
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Samba
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) SNMP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Slough 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) Lync
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) SNMP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (66.67%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (66.67%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Samba
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade
2 2 (66.67%) ProCurve
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) 3PAR
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
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