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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 59 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 0 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.75% - 2.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.23% - 15.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 12
Average salary £45,000 - £29,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
124 131 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 23.22% 27.35% 18.65%
Number of salaries quoted 79 111 92
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,100 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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

MCSA
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 3 - -
MCSA
North West

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (92.31%) Citrix
2 12 (92.31%) ITIL
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 10 (76.92%) HP
4 9 (69.23%) CCNA
4 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
4 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (69.23%) AppSense
5 6 (46.15%) Logistics
5 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
5 6 (46.15%) CNA
5 6 (46.15%) Novell Certification
6 5 (38.46%) Windows
6 5 (38.46%) Degree
7 4 (30.77%) Law
8 3 (23.08%) VMware
8 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
8 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
8 3 (23.08%) CCA
8 3 (23.08%) Citrix Certification
8 3 (23.08%) Change Control
8 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
9 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (15.38%) Avaya
9 2 (15.38%) SAN
9 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
9 2 (15.38%) Replication
9 2 (15.38%) EMC

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (69.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
1 2 (15.38%) IP Telephony
1 2 (15.38%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (7.69%) DHCP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) DSL
2 1 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (7.69%) iSCSI
2 1 (7.69%) LAN
2 1 (7.69%) MPLS
2 1 (7.69%) NetScaler
2 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) VoIP
2 1 (7.69%) VPLS
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (30.77%) Law
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Server Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) IT Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Platform Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Project Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) IT Manager
4 2 (15.38%) IT Operations Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Operations Manager
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Network Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Network Support
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Logistics
2 6 (46.15%) PRINCE2
3 3 (23.08%) Change Control
3 3 (23.08%) Incident Management
3 3 (23.08%) Problem Management
3 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
5 1 (7.69%) Email Filtering
5 1 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (69.23%) CCNA
2 9 (69.23%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (46.15%) CNA
3 6 (46.15%) Novell Certification
4 5 (38.46%) Degree
5 3 (23.08%) CCA
5 3 (23.08%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (7.69%) MCP
7 1 (7.69%) MCSE
7 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.69%) vSphere
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
2 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Citrix
2 10 (76.92%) HP
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) AppSense
4 3 (23.08%) VMware
5 2 (15.38%) Avaya
5 2 (15.38%) EMC
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco
6 1 (7.69%) Dell
6 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
6 1 (7.69%) SonicWALL
6 1 (7.69%) Veeam
St. Helens
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago