The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
North West / Lancashire
Rank 55 49 60
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.41% 0.28% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.67% 0.86% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Median salary - £25,000 £19,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +29.87%
UK excluding London median salary £36,900 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +2.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Qualifications Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
120 116 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 24.54% 33.05% 18.02%
Number of salaries quoted 107 73 68
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £25,000 £19,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

MCSA
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Lancashire

MCSA
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) DBS Check
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) IT Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365 Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Server Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Server Support
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) DBS Check
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware