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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 43 52 65
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +13
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 1.19% 0.47% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.40% 1.52% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Median salary £32,500 £22,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+47.72% -33.33%
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -7.14%
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
91 132 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 27.00% 31.21% 23.04%
Number of salaries quoted 64 80 101
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,894 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,052 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 4 May 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%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 4 (50.00%) LAN
3 4 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (37.50%) MS Office
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) A+ Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Law
4 3 (37.50%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (37.50%) MCITP
4 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
4 3 (37.50%) Android
4 3 (37.50%) iPhone
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) Office 365
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) AppSense
5 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
5 2 (25.00%) Logistics
5 2 (25.00%) Replication
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) EMC
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall

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 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
2 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) LAN
1 4 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) DSL
3 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
3 1 (12.50%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VPLS
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Law
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) 1st Line Support
1 3 (37.50%) ICT Assistant
1 3 (37.50%) ICT Support
1 3 (37.50%) IT Assistant
1 3 (37.50%) IT Support
1 3 (37.50%) IT Support Assistant
1 3 (37.50%) Support Assistant
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Operations Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Network Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) iPhone
2 2 (25.00%) Replication
3 1 (12.50%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (12.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Android
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Data Protection
3 2 (25.00%) Logistics
3 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Email Filtering
4 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) A+ Certification
2 3 (37.50%) MCITP
2 3 (37.50%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (25.00%) CCNA
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) CNA
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (25.00%) Novell Certification
4 1 (12.50%) MCP
4 1 (12.50%) MCSE
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) XenApp
2 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) AppSense
4 2 (25.00%) Avaya
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) Dell
5 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 1 (12.50%) SonicWALL
5 1 (12.50%) Veeam