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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 67 60 67
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +7
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.16% 0.60% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.60% 1.52% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 4
Average salary £25,000 £25,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
166 197 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 26.02% 39.32% 31.20%
Number of salaries quoted 134 176 151
Average salary £52,000 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.21% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware