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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 75 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.15% 2.46% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% 7.74% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 0
Median salary - £41,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
213 155 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 31.51% 31.76% 23.84%
Number of salaries quoted 118 83 90
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
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 8 December 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 -28 1 - -
MCSA
North West

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 8 December 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%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) XenApp
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (33.33%) EMC
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (33.33%) LAN
5 2 (33.33%) WAN
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) IIS
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) Law
5 2 (33.33%) Replication
5 2 (33.33%) Avaya
5 2 (33.33%) MPLS
5 2 (33.33%) DSL
5 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
5 2 (33.33%) vSphere
5 2 (33.33%) iPad
5 2 (33.33%) Fibre Channel

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 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) DSL
2 2 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) MPLS
2 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
2 2 (33.33%) VPLS
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Network Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Network Support
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Support
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Citrix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Support
2 1 (16.67%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Officer
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) HP StoreVirtual
1 2 (33.33%) iPad
1 2 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Email Filtering
1 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (33.33%) Web Filtering
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (16.67%) CCA
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (16.67%) DBS Check
4 1 (16.67%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Avaya
3 2 (33.33%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Dell