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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 61 52 80
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +28
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 13 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.37% 1.59% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.08% 3.98% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 4
Median salary £46,500 £42,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.41% +54.54%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
256 176 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 46.72% 40.00% 50.07%
Number of salaries quoted 220 112 237
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,125 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £65,000 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
1 24 (100.00%) MCSE
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 23 (95.83%) DHCP
3 22 (91.67%) WAN
3 22 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (66.67%) Cisco
4 16 (66.67%) Hyper-V
5 15 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (58.33%) Windows Server
6 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
6 14 (58.33%) CCNA
7 13 (54.17%) MS Exchange
7 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (54.17%) Firewall
8 12 (50.00%) LAN
8 12 (50.00%) WLAN
8 12 (50.00%) DNS
8 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
8 12 (50.00%) High Availability
9 11 (45.83%) Windows 8
9 11 (45.83%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (45.83%) Virtual Desktop
9 11 (45.83%) CCNP
9 11 (45.83%) TCP/IP
9 11 (45.83%) PowerShell
9 11 (45.83%) Windows 7
10 10 (41.67%) HIPAA

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 13 (54.17%) MS Exchange
2 10 (41.67%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (95.83%) DHCP
2 22 (91.67%) WAN
3 13 (54.17%) Firewall
4 12 (50.00%) DNS
4 12 (50.00%) LAN
4 12 (50.00%) WLAN
5 11 (45.83%) TCP/IP
6 10 (41.67%) BGP
6 10 (41.67%) HTTP
6 10 (41.67%) IPsec
6 10 (41.67%) MPLS
6 10 (41.67%) OSPF
6 10 (41.67%) RIP
6 10 (41.67%) SSL
6 10 (41.67%) VLAN
6 10 (41.67%) VPLS
7 9 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (12.50%) SAN
9 1 (4.17%) VPN
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Network Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Windows Server Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Field Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Consultant
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (41.67%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) Windows Server
2 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (45.83%) Windows 7
4 11 (45.83%) Windows 8
5 10 (41.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) High Availability
2 10 (41.67%) Capacity Management
2 10 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
2 10 (41.67%) Load Balancing
2 10 (41.67%) Use Case
3 3 (12.50%) Presales
4 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Coaching
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL
5 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.17%) Network Management
5 1 (4.17%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) PowerShell
2 10 (41.67%) Bash Shell
2 10 (41.67%) Perl
2 10 (41.67%) Python
2 10 (41.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) MCSE
1 24 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (58.33%) CCNA
4 11 (45.83%) CCNP
5 10 (41.67%) RHCE
5 10 (41.67%) RHCSA
5 10 (41.67%) SCSA
6 9 (37.50%) MCP
7 7 (29.17%) DBS Check
7 7 (29.17%) MCITP
8 4 (16.67%) MCTS
9 3 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (4.17%) Citrix Certification
10 1 (4.17%) EMCIE
10 1 (4.17%) NCDA
10 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
10 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) HIPAA
1 10 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (41.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (45.83%) Virtual Desktop
4 11 (45.83%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (41.67%) Xen
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) VMware
2 16 (66.67%) Cisco
3 14 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) SonicWALL
5 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
5 1 (4.17%) Brocade
5 1 (4.17%) Citrix
5 1 (4.17%) Dell
5 1 (4.17%) Dell Compellent
5 1 (4.17%) EMC
5 1 (4.17%) NetApp