The first table below looks at the demand for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Liverpool region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 55 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.95% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.81% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Qualifications Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
104 119 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 19.85% 24.34% 30.08%
Number of salaries quoted 92 90 152
Average salary £47,750 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSA
Merseyside

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

MCSA
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Liverpool

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 5 (71.43%) MCITP
3 5 (71.43%) Degree
3 5 (71.43%) SCCM
4 3 (42.86%) MCDST
4 3 (42.86%) MCP
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Oracle
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (42.86%) Reuters
4 3 (42.86%) Bloomberg
4 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Banking
5 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) Service Management
5 2 (28.57%) ITSM
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 (28.57%) MS Exchange
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (28.57%) Lync
1 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
1 2 (28.57%) NAS
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Desktop Support
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Support Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Support Technician
2 2 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Desktop Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support
2 2 (28.57%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Support Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 2 (28.57%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITSM
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) MCITP
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) MCDST
3 3 (42.86%) MCP
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) MCTS
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) XenApp
2 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 3 (42.86%) Reuters
3 3 (42.86%) Bloomberg
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) VMware