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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 53 43 64
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +21
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.99% 2.49% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.67% 8.70% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 1
Median salary £30,000 £22,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -56.00%
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.69% -1.42%
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
109 115 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 26.91% 28.68% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 86 69 81
Median salary £38,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,000 £35,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Liverpool

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) MCSE
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (50.00%) XenApp
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (37.50%) A+ Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
4 3 (37.50%) Android
4 3 (37.50%) iPhone
4 3 (37.50%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) MCITP
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) Office 365
5 2 (25.00%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter

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 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) LAN
1 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) DSL
2 2 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 2 (25.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (25.00%) MPLS
2 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (25.00%) VPLS
2 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) IT Support
2 3 (37.50%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (37.50%) ICT Assistant
2 3 (37.50%) ICT Support
2 3 (37.50%) IT Assistant
2 3 (37.50%) IT Support Assistant
2 3 (37.50%) Support Assistant
3 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Network Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Network Support
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Support
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) iPhone
2 2 (25.00%) HP StoreVirtual
2 2 (25.00%) iPad
2 2 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (37.50%) Android
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Email Filtering
2 2 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (25.00%) Web Filtering
3 1 (12.50%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (62.50%) MCSE
3 3 (37.50%) A+ Certification
3 3 (37.50%) MCITP
3 3 (37.50%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (50.00%) XenApp
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Avaya
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) EMC