The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 47 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 7 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 2.15% 0.38% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.38% 1.02% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 1
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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 Farnborough region.

Qualifications Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
130 98 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 40.00% 37.26% 39.63%
Number of salaries quoted 118 81 63
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Farnborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

MCSA
Salary Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Farnborough region.

MCSA Salary Trend in Farnborough

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Farnborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Farnborough region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Farnborough

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
1 23 (100.00%) MCSE
1 23 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (95.65%) Linux
2 22 (95.65%) VMware
3 21 (91.30%) MCP
4 20 (86.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 15 (65.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
6 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
6 13 (56.52%) MS Excel
6 13 (56.52%) SQL Server 2000
7 11 (47.83%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
8 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
9 7 (30.43%) Finance
10 4 (17.39%) Degree
11 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
12 2 (8.70%) MCDST
12 2 (8.70%) VLAN
12 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (8.70%) IPsec
12 2 (8.70%) Firewall
12 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
12 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
12 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
12 2 (8.70%) VoIP
12 2 (8.70%) VPN
12 2 (8.70%) SQL

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 2 (8.70%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (56.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) VoIP
1 2 (8.70%) VPN
1 2 (8.70%) Firewall
1 2 (8.70%) IPsec
1 2 (8.70%) VLAN
1 2 (8.70%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (56.52%) SQL Server
1 13 (56.52%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Technical Leader
3 4 (17.39%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Operations Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Operations Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (95.65%) Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
3 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.35%) ITSM
3 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
3 1 (4.35%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.35%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) MCSE
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (91.30%) MCP
3 20 (86.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
4 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
5 4 (17.39%) Degree
6 2 (8.70%) CCENT
6 2 (8.70%) MCDST
System Software
1 23 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (65.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) VMware
2 13 (56.52%) Microsoft