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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 55 73 77
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +4
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.22% 0.85% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.68% 2.03% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 7
Average salary £45,000 £31,250 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.00% -40.47%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.79% -1.42%
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
146 296 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 31.60% 41.93% 39.88%
Number of salaries quoted 112 212 205
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,050 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
2 5 (83.33%) MS Office
3 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (66.67%) Juniper
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) IIS
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 4 (66.67%) MCTS
3 4 (66.67%) IaaS
3 4 (66.67%) SharePoint Server
3 4 (66.67%) Office 365
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Intune
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (66.67%) Lync
3 4 (66.67%) Unified Communications
4 2 (33.33%) MCITP
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (16.67%) Java

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, 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 4 (66.67%) IIS
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (66.67%) SharePoint Server
1 4 (66.67%) Lync
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (83.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365
1 4 (66.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) IPv6
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) SNMP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) RDBMS
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
1 1 (16.67%) Redis
1 1 (16.67%) Infinispan
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) WinDbg
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Solutions Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365 Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Office 365 Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 1 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (16.67%) CMDB
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (16.67%) Smart Meter
1 1 (16.67%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) Perl
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
3 4 (66.67%) MCTS
4 2 (33.33%) MCITP
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (16.67%) RHCT
5 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (16.67%) RHCSA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
1 1 (16.67%) Terminal Services
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (16.67%) BlackBerry Internet Service
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Intune
2 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (16.67%) DameWare
2 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (16.67%) Nmap
2 1 (16.67%) WSUS
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) AppSense
5 1 (16.67%) Aastra
5 1 (16.67%) Veeam
5 1 (16.67%) F5
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
5 1 (16.67%) Symantec
5 1 (16.67%) McAfee
5 1 (16.67%) Sophos
5 1 (16.67%) Citrix