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

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 70 50 69
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +19
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.20% 2.09% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.51% 6.12% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 2
Median salary £18,000 £50,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-64.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
- +6.87%
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
198 147 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 40.49% 34.11% 33.56%
Number of salaries quoted 161 120 141
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

The demand trend of job ads across the Basingstoke region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) MCSE
2 11 (91.67%) WAN
2 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (83.33%) DHCP
3 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
4 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (75.00%) LAN
4 9 (75.00%) WLAN
4 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
5 8 (66.67%) Windows 8
5 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
5 8 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (66.67%) Virtual Desktop
5 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
6 7 (58.33%) MCITP
7 6 (50.00%) Cisco
7 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (50.00%) MCTS
8 5 (41.67%) CCNA
9 3 (25.00%) Firewall
9 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
9 3 (25.00%) MCP
9 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 3 (25.00%) CCNP
9 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke 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 8 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) WAN
2 10 (83.33%) DHCP
3 9 (75.00%) LAN
3 9 (75.00%) WLAN
4 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (16.67%) BGP
5 2 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (16.67%) DNS
5 2 (16.67%) HTTP
5 2 (16.67%) IPsec
5 2 (16.67%) MPLS
5 2 (16.67%) OSPF
5 2 (16.67%) RIP
5 2 (16.67%) SSL
5 2 (16.67%) VLAN
5 2 (16.67%) VPLS
6 1 (8.33%) SAN
6 1 (8.33%) VPN
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 3 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Network Technician
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Server Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 8 (66.67%) Windows 8
3 8 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Capacity Management
1 2 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (16.67%) High Availability
1 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (16.67%) Use Case
2 1 (8.33%) Coaching
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (8.33%) Network Management
2 1 (8.33%) Presales
2 1 (8.33%) Server Virtualisation
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) MCSE
3 7 (58.33%) MCITP
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (50.00%) MCTS
5 5 (41.67%) CCNA
6 3 (25.00%) CCNP
6 3 (25.00%) MCP
7 2 (16.67%) DBS Check
7 2 (16.67%) RHCE
7 2 (16.67%) RHCSA
7 2 (16.67%) SCSA
8 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
8 1 (8.33%) CCENT
8 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (8.33%) EMCIE
8 1 (8.33%) NCDA
8 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
8 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
8 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) HIPAA
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (66.67%) Virtual Desktop
3 8 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (16.67%) Xen
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) 3Com
4 1 (8.33%) 3PAR
4 1 (8.33%) Brocade
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) Dell Compellent
4 1 (8.33%) Draytek
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) EqualLogic
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) NETGEAR
4 1 (8.33%) ZyXEL