The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 59 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 7 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.36% 0.87% -
As % of the Qualifications category 3.68% 2.49% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 0
Average salary £52,500 £65,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
MCSA
Hampshire

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

Qualifications Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
190 201 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 36.89% 35.02% 32.70%
Number of salaries quoted 150 142 110
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,700
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

MCSA
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Basingstoke

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Basingstoke 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 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) MCSE
2 11 (78.57%) WAN
2 11 (78.57%) High Availability
3 10 (71.43%) Degree
3 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (71.43%) Data Centre
3 10 (71.43%) LAN
3 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 10 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (71.43%) Telecoms
3 10 (71.43%) VMware
4 9 (64.29%) SAN
5 8 (57.14%) ITIL
5 8 (57.14%) Linux
5 8 (57.14%) Service Management
5 8 (57.14%) ITSM
6 7 (50.00%) TOGAF
6 7 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 7 (50.00%) Oracle
6 7 (50.00%) HP
6 7 (50.00%) EMC
6 7 (50.00%) vSphere
6 7 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 7 (50.00%) NAS
7 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
7 4 (28.57%) Firewall
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (28.57%) DNS

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Basingstoke 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) WAN
2 10 (71.43%) LAN
3 9 (64.29%) SAN
4 7 (50.00%) NAS
5 4 (28.57%) DNS
5 4 (28.57%) Firewall
5 4 (28.57%) MPLS
6 3 (21.43%) VoIP
6 3 (21.43%) VPN
7 1 (7.14%) BGP
7 1 (7.14%) DHCP
7 1 (7.14%) HTTP
7 1 (7.14%) IPsec
7 1 (7.14%) OSPF
7 1 (7.14%) RIP
7 1 (7.14%) SSL
7 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
7 1 (7.14%) VLAN
7 1 (7.14%) VPLS
General
1 10 (71.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Data Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Data Centre Architect
2 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 5 (35.71%) Data Centre Specialist
3 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (21.43%) IP Architect
4 3 (21.43%) Network Architect
5 2 (14.29%) NetApp Specialist
5 2 (14.29%) SAN Specialist
5 2 (14.29%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 2 (14.29%) VMware Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Change Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Problem Management Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Server Specialist
6 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Service Management Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) High Availability
2 10 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (57.14%) ITIL
3 8 (57.14%) ITSM
3 8 (57.14%) Service Management
4 7 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 7 (50.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (21.43%) Network Design
6 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
6 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (7.14%) Change Management
6 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
6 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 1 (7.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
1 1 (7.14%) Python
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (78.57%) MCSE
3 10 (71.43%) Degree
4 4 (28.57%) CCNA
4 4 (28.57%) CCNP
4 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
6 2 (14.29%) NCDA
6 2 (14.29%) NCIE
6 2 (14.29%) NCSA
6 2 (14.29%) VCAP
6 2 (14.29%) VCDX
6 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (7.14%) MCDST
7 1 (7.14%) MCITP
7 1 (7.14%) RHCE
7 1 (7.14%) RHCSA
7 1 (7.14%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) HIPAA
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 10 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (50.00%) vSphere
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (7.14%) Xen
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) EMC
2 7 (50.00%) HP
2 7 (50.00%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) F5
3 3 (21.43%) Fortinet
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) NetApp