The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 55 39 48
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.80% 1.51% 1.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.80% 7.04% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 5
Median salary £30,492 £22,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.60% -56.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,795 £21,400 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,300 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
MCSA
Merseyside

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

Qualifications Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
143 71 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 28.71% 21.45% 22.00%
Number of salaries quoted 76 50 87
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £21,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

The demand trend of job ads across the Liverpool region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 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 Liverpool region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) MCSE
2 6 (60.00%) LAN
2 6 (60.00%) WAN
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) XenApp
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) Citrix
4 4 (40.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
5 3 (30.00%) Android
5 3 (30.00%) iPhone
5 3 (30.00%) IP Telephony
5 3 (30.00%) MCITP
5 3 (30.00%) VPLS
5 3 (30.00%) iSCSI
5 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (30.00%) XenDesktop
5 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (30.00%) Office 365
5 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool 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 3 (30.00%) IIS
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) LAN
1 6 (60.00%) WAN
2 4 (40.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) DHCP
3 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 3 (30.00%) DSL
3 3 (30.00%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) IP Telephony
3 3 (30.00%) iSCSI
3 3 (30.00%) MPLS
3 3 (30.00%) NetScaler
3 3 (30.00%) VPLS
4 1 (10.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) IT Support
2 3 (30.00%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) ICT Assistant
2 3 (30.00%) ICT Support
2 3 (30.00%) IT Assistant
2 3 (30.00%) IT Support Assistant
2 3 (30.00%) Network Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Network Support
2 3 (30.00%) Support Assistant
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Support
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) HP StoreVirtual
1 3 (30.00%) iPad
1 3 (30.00%) iPhone
1 3 (30.00%) Replication
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (30.00%) Android
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (30.00%) Email Filtering
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
1 3 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (30.00%) Web Filtering
2 1 (10.00%) High Availability
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (60.00%) MCSE
3 3 (30.00%) A+ Certification
3 3 (30.00%) MCITP
3 3 (30.00%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (10.00%) DBS Check
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (10.00%) MCP
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (50.00%) XenApp
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (30.00%) vSphere
3 3 (30.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Citrix
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Avaya
3 3 (30.00%) EMC
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco