The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bracknell with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Berkshire / Bracknell
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 45 49
Rank change year-on-year +10 +4  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 0.45% 3.17% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.16% 6.42% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 0
Median salary £52,500 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £31,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% -4.54%  

MCSA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bracknell.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bracknell
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 86 218 183
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell 38.39% 49.32% 42.96%
Number of salaries quoted 61 146 138
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £56,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bracknell citing MCSA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Bracknell

MCSA
Salary Trend in Bracknell

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 Bracknell region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (100.00%) MCITP
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) MCITP
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware