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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 37 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 0.38% 0.61% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.01% 1.54% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +17.18%
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
99 65 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 37.36% 39.63% 44.39%
Number of salaries quoted 82 63 84
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,100 £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) MCITP
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Principal Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) MCITP
2 4 (80.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix