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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 50 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.09% 0.22% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.90% 0.89% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £50,000 £30,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.93% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +17.18%
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
102 112 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 22.27% 24.30% 28.34%
Number of salaries quoted 88 84 139
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +21.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,138 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 August 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (60.00%) Reuters
3 3 (60.00%) Bloomberg
3 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Oracle
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 3 (60.00%) MCDST
3 3 (60.00%) MCITP
3 3 (60.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (40.00%) NAS
4 2 (40.00%) XenApp
4 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (40.00%) Lync
4 2 (40.00%) Office 365

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) Lync
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) NAS
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Desktop Support
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (40.00%) Support Team Leader
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Support Team Leader
2 2 (40.00%) Desktop Team Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) MCDST
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCITP
3 2 (40.00%) MCTS
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
4 1 (20.00%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Reuters
2 3 (60.00%) Bloomberg
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) VMware