The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Basildon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 12 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 12.63% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 25.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £25,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
MCSA
Essex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basildon region.

Qualifications Category
Basildon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
48 18 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 50.53% 28.57% 57.61%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 22
Average salary £25,500 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.65% +15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

MCSA
Salary Trend in Basildon

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Basildon

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Basildon 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 29 (100.00%) Windows
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (86.21%) SQL Server 2000
2 25 (86.21%) SQL
2 25 (86.21%) T-SQL
2 25 (86.21%) SQL Server
2 25 (86.21%) Replication
2 25 (86.21%) Clustering
2 25 (86.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 25 (86.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 25 (86.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 25 (86.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 25 (86.21%) Capacity Planning
2 25 (86.21%) Red Gate
2 25 (86.21%) Performance Tuning
2 25 (86.21%) Database Mirroring
3 23 (79.31%) MS Excel
4 19 (65.52%) Finance
5 18 (62.07%) ITIL
6 17 (58.62%) High Availability
6 17 (58.62%) SQL Server 2014
7 14 (48.28%) Service Delivery
8 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
8 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (13.79%) Fat Client
8 4 (13.79%) Software Delivery
8 4 (13.79%) Software Asset Management
8 4 (13.79%) Asset Management
8 4 (13.79%) Backup Exec
8 4 (13.79%) VMware

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Basildon 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.

Applications
1 23 (79.31%) MS Excel
2 4 (13.79%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) iSCSI
1 4 (13.79%) NAS
1 4 (13.79%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (86.21%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 25 (86.21%) SQL Server
1 25 (86.21%) SQL Server 2000
1 25 (86.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 25 (86.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 25 (86.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 17 (58.62%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 19 (65.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (86.21%) DBA
1 25 (86.21%) SQL DBA
2 19 (65.52%) SQL Server DBA
3 8 (27.59%) Senior DBA
3 8 (27.59%) Senior SQL DBA
3 8 (27.59%) Senior SQL Server DBA
4 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 25 (86.21%) Clustering
1 25 (86.21%) Replication
2 4 (13.79%) Fat Client
2 4 (13.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) Capacity Planning
1 25 (86.21%) Database Mirroring
1 25 (86.21%) Performance Tuning
2 18 (62.07%) ITIL
3 17 (58.62%) High Availability
4 14 (48.28%) Service Delivery
5 4 (13.79%) Asset Management
5 4 (13.79%) Software Asset Management
5 4 (13.79%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) SQL
1 25 (86.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.79%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (13.79%) MCSE
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (13.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 25 (86.21%) Red Gate
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (13.79%) Veeam
2 4 (13.79%) VMware