Period
to 18 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 76 96
Rank change year-on-year +6 +20 -6
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.61% 0.67% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.48% 2.14% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 3
Slough median annual salary £32,250 £40,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.38% +48.15% -26.03%
10th Percentile £22,475 £29,875 £23,400
90th Percentile £35,000 £43,750 £27,400
Berkshire median annual salary £32,500 £42,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year -23.53% +30.77% +10.17%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Slough
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 115 281 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 17.50% 31.57% 25.72%
Number of salaries quoted 100 258 248
Slough median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +20.00% +1.01%
10th Percentile £23,750 £38,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £92,500 £73,250
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% +3.26%

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing MCSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Slough

MCSA
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Slough

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Slough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSA in Slough over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSA in Slough

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Slough region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) Clustering
3 2 (50.00%) MCP
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (50.00%) SCVMM
3 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
3 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (25.00%) Hardware Maintenance

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Clustering
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (50.00%) Proactive Monitoring
1 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) Hardware Maintenance
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Dell
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya