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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 17 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 6 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 7.89% 5.88% -
As % of the Qualifications category 50.00% 16.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Median salary £29,000 £50,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-42.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -7.14%
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
12 37 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basildon 15.79% 36.27% 43.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5 28 38
Median salary £29,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-49.56% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,900 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £60,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Basildon

The demand trend of job ads across the Basildon region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2 May 2016, 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 Basildon region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (75.00%) Finance
3 14 (70.00%) Performance Tuning
4 12 (60.00%) SQL
5 11 (55.00%) T-SQL
5 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
5 11 (55.00%) Replication
5 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2000
5 11 (55.00%) Clustering
5 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (55.00%) Database Mirroring
5 11 (55.00%) RedGate
5 11 (55.00%) High Availability
5 11 (55.00%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2014
6 9 (45.00%) MCSE
6 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
7 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
7 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
8 6 (30.00%) ITIL
8 6 (30.00%) VMware
8 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (25.00%) Fat Client
9 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 5 (25.00%) Veeam

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Basildon 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 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) IaaS
1 1 (5.00%) PaaS
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) iSCSI
1 4 (20.00%) NAS
1 4 (20.00%) SAN
2 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 15 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) DBA
1 11 (55.00%) SQL DBA
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server DBA
2 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (20.00%) Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Wintel Architect
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix Support
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Clustering
1 11 (55.00%) Replication
2 5 (25.00%) Fat Client
2 5 (25.00%) Thin Client
3 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (20.00%) Unix
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (55.00%) Capacity Planning
2 11 (55.00%) Database Mirroring
2 11 (55.00%) High Availability
3 6 (30.00%) ITIL
4 4 (20.00%) Asset Management
4 4 (20.00%) Software Asset Management
4 4 (20.00%) Software Delivery
4 4 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (15.00%) Application Packaging
5 3 (15.00%) Computer Security
6 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Patch Management
6 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (45.00%) MCSE
3 5 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (5.00%) CESG Certified Professional
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 5 (25.00%) vSphere
4 2 (10.00%) XenApp
5 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) RedGate
2 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) VMware
4 5 (25.00%) Citrix
4 5 (25.00%) Veeam
5 4 (20.00%) Cisco
5 4 (20.00%) Juniper
6 1 (5.00%) Veritas