The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - 53 66
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 0 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 3.08% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category - 16.82% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 3
Average salary - £24,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -34.66%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.81% -6.42%
MCSA
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
122 107 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 26.41% 18.29% 29.95%
Number of salaries quoted 103 84 155
Average salary £46,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

MCSA
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Merseyside region.

MCSA Salary Trend in Merseyside