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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Hampshire / Basingstoke
Rank 67 56 64
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.20% 1.97% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% 5.43% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 4
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%

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
183 184 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 35.81% 36.29% 32.83%
Number of salaries quoted 145 151 141
Median salary £45,000 £44,647 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.79% -0.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £30,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 21 January 2017, 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) MCSE
3 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 7 (77.78%) LAN
3 7 (77.78%) WLAN
3 7 (77.78%) WAN
3 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 7 (77.78%) MCITP
3 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
4 6 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (66.67%) Virtual Desktop
4 6 (66.67%) Windows 8
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (66.67%) MCTS
4 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 6 (66.67%) DHCP
4 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
5 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (11.11%) CCNP
6 1 (11.11%) CCNA
6 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
6 1 (11.11%) SAN
6 1 (11.11%) NetApp
6 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery

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 6 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) LAN
1 7 (77.78%) WAN
1 7 (77.78%) WLAN
2 6 (66.67%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) DTS
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Exchange Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Server Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Leader
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Network Technician
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Server Technician
4 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 6 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (11.11%) Coaching
1 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
1 1 (11.11%) Network Management
1 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (11.11%) Presales
1 1 (11.11%) Server Virtualisation
1 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) MCSE
3 7 (77.78%) MCITP
4 6 (66.67%) MCTS
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
6 1 (11.11%) CCENT
6 1 (11.11%) CCNA
6 1 (11.11%) CCNP
6 1 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (11.11%) EMCIE
6 1 (11.11%) MCP
6 1 (11.11%) NCDA
6 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
6 1 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (66.67%) Virtual Desktop
2 6 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) 3Com
4 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
4 1 (11.11%) Brocade
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Dell
4 1 (11.11%) Dell Compellent
4 1 (11.11%) Draytek
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) EqualLogic
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) NetApp
4 1 (11.11%) NETGEAR
4 1 (11.11%) ZyXEL