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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 64 50 71
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.52% 0.28% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.17% 1.00% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £33,000 £27,500 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.38%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Qualifications Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
138 100 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 23.83% 27.55% 36.05%
Number of salaries quoted 109 84 133
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,052 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 23 April 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (92.31%) MS Excel
3 11 (84.62%) ITIL
4 8 (61.54%) MCSE
4 8 (61.54%) CCNA
4 8 (61.54%) Cisco
4 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (61.54%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (61.54%) Wireless
4 8 (61.54%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (38.46%) MCITP
5 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
6 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
6 3 (23.08%) MCP
6 3 (23.08%) Service Management
6 3 (23.08%) ITSM
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (23.08%) SCCM
6 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
7 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (15.38%) Lync
7 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (15.38%) PowerPivot
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (15.38%) Clustering
7 2 (15.38%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (15.38%) Lync
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (92.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) PowerPivot
3 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) Wi-Fi
1 8 (61.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) IT Support Technician
2 3 (23.08%) Support Technician
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) IT Support
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Business Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft BI Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) ITIL
2 8 (61.54%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Service Management
3 3 (23.08%) ITSM
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (61.54%) MCSE
2 8 (61.54%) CCNA
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (38.46%) MCITP
4 3 (23.08%) MCP
5 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) HP
3 2 (15.38%) Dell
3 2 (15.38%) VMware
4 1 (7.69%) Facebook
4 1 (7.69%) Twitter