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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 73 75 66
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -9
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.61% 0.45% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.34% 1.26% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 9
Average salary £27,500 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.10% +26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £36,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.76%
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
299 239 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 45.23% 35.62% 29.92%
Number of salaries quoted 213 167 171
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 23 September 2014.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) MCSE
3 4 (57.14%) MySQL
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) MCITP
3 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) NAS
4 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
4 3 (42.86%) Life Science
4 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
4 3 (42.86%) iSCSI
4 3 (42.86%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 3 (42.86%) Unified Communications
4 3 (42.86%) CCTV
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Vista
4 3 (42.86%) MOS
4 3 (42.86%) SLA
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) Ethernet
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) iSCSI
3 3 (42.86%) NAS
3 3 (42.86%) Unified Communications
3 3 (42.86%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
3 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (14.29%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (14.29%) Redis
3 1 (14.29%) Infinispan
3 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Support Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Support Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Facilities Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Support Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) CCTV
1 3 (42.86%) Life Science
1 3 (42.86%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (14.29%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Vista
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Management
1 3 (42.86%) Software Deployment
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) MCSE
2 4 (57.14%) MCITP
3 3 (42.86%) MOS
3 3 (42.86%) MCP
4 1 (14.29%) RHCT
4 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
4 1 (14.29%) F5