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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 37 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 9 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.43% 0.95% -
As % of the Qualifications category 9.57% 4.81% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 0
Average salary £22,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-56.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
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
94 104 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 25.34% 19.85% 24.17%
Number of salaries quoted 61 92 89
Average salary £34,375 £47,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.01% +6.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £70,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) MCSE
1 11 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (90.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (90.91%) Windows 7
2 10 (90.91%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (90.91%) Windows 8
2 10 (90.91%) Legal
2 10 (90.91%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) SAN
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) MS Office
3 1 (9.09%) MCDBA
3 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) NAS

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (90.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
1 1 (9.09%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (90.91%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Administrator
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Administrator
1 10 (90.91%) Windows Systems Administrator
1 10 (90.91%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (90.91%) Windows 7
2 10 (90.91%) Windows 8
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) MCSE
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (9.09%) MCDBA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft