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

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 46 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 5 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.28% 1.03% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.85% 3.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 0
Median salary £42,500 £22,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+93.18% -
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -5.71%
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
103 149 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 26.41% 30.72% 23.06%
Number of salaries quoted 76 95 116
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Merseyside

MCSA
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +5 5 £42,500 +93.18%
MCSA
North West

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) Office 365
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (50.00%) Android
4 3 (50.00%) iPhone
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (50.00%) MCITP
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) A+ Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Citrix
5 2 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) MCSE
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) VMware
6 1 (16.67%) Clustering
6 1 (16.67%) AppSense
6 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
6 1 (16.67%) Logistics
6 1 (16.67%) VPLS
6 1 (16.67%) iSCSI

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) DSL
2 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
2 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
2 1 (16.67%) MPLS
2 1 (16.67%) NetScaler
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) VPLS
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) IT Support
2 3 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (50.00%) ICT Assistant
2 3 (50.00%) ICT Support
2 3 (50.00%) IT Assistant
2 3 (50.00%) IT Support Assistant
2 3 (50.00%) Support Assistant
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (16.67%) Network Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (16.67%) iPad
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Android
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Email Filtering
3 1 (16.67%) High Availability
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) Logistics
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCITP
2 3 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) CNA
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Novell Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (16.67%) vSphere
1 1 (16.67%) XenApp
1 1 (16.67%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) AppSense
4 1 (16.67%) Avaya
4 1 (16.67%) EMC