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

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - 61 66
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.20% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.78% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Median salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
MCSA
North West

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
64 129 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 16.41% 25.75% 14.46%
Number of salaries quoted 59 94 64
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £25,192 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 31 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft