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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 51 50 32
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 3 14 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 0.79% 3.66% 2.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.27% 9.86% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 5
Median salary £27,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.29% +21.42%
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
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
132 142 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 34.55% 37.08% 43.89%
Number of salaries quoted 113 126 75
Median salary £44,250 £44,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.56% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £54,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

The demand trend of job ads across the Farnborough region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Farnborough region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Apple
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 7
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 8
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Apple
3 1 (33.33%) HP