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

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 59 55 80
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +25
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 6 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.19% 0.22% 0.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.88% 0.68% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 6
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +44.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £45,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £32,500 £34,750
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -6.47%
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
208 147 299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 41.27% 31.61% 41.76%
Number of salaries quoted 145 114 210
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 13 (92.86%) VMware
3 12 (85.71%) MCSE
3 12 (85.71%) High Availability
4 11 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (71.43%) WAN
6 9 (64.29%) Linux
7 8 (57.14%) SAN
7 8 (57.14%) DNS
7 8 (57.14%) Firewall
8 7 (50.00%) DHCP
8 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
9 6 (42.86%) CCNP
9 6 (42.86%) CCNA
9 6 (42.86%) MPLS
9 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (35.71%) Clustering
10 5 (35.71%) IPsec
10 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
10 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (35.71%) SCSA
10 5 (35.71%) VLAN
10 5 (35.71%) VPLS
10 5 (35.71%) Xen
10 5 (35.71%) Degree
10 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
10 5 (35.71%) Use Case
10 5 (35.71%) PCI DSS
10 5 (35.71%) OSPF

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 5 (35.71%) OpenStack
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) WAN
2 8 (57.14%) DNS
2 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) SAN
3 7 (50.00%) DHCP
4 6 (42.86%) MPLS
5 5 (35.71%) BGP
5 5 (35.71%) HTTP
5 5 (35.71%) IPsec
5 5 (35.71%) LAN
5 5 (35.71%) OSPF
5 5 (35.71%) RIP
5 5 (35.71%) SSL
5 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
5 5 (35.71%) VLAN
5 5 (35.71%) VPLS
6 4 (28.57%) NAS
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (7.14%) VoIP
8 1 (7.14%) VPN
General
1 5 (35.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Data Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Data Centre Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Data Centre Specialist
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) NetApp Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) SAN Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Virtualisation Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) IP Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Server Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (35.71%) Clustering
1 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) High Availability
2 5 (35.71%) Capacity Management
2 5 (35.71%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (35.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
2 5 (35.71%) Use Case
3 4 (28.57%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (28.57%) ITIL
3 4 (28.57%) ITSM
3 4 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Service Management
3 4 (28.57%) TOGAF
4 2 (14.29%) Presales
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Bash Shell
1 5 (35.71%) Perl
1 5 (35.71%) PowerShell
1 5 (35.71%) Python
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (85.71%) MCSE
3 6 (42.86%) CCNA
3 6 (42.86%) CCNP
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (35.71%) Degree
4 5 (35.71%) RHCE
4 5 (35.71%) RHCSA
4 5 (35.71%) SCSA
5 4 (28.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (14.29%) MCITP
6 2 (14.29%) MCP
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
7 1 (7.14%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) HIPAA
1 5 (35.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (35.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) Xen
4 4 (28.57%) vSphere
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) EMC
3 4 (28.57%) HP
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (14.29%) NetApp
4 2 (14.29%) SonicWALL
5 1 (7.14%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (7.14%) F5
5 1 (7.14%) Fortinet
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday, Pension, etc
Posted: 25 days ago