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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
North West / Merseyside
Rank - 52 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 0 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 1.53% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 5.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Median salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%

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
148 136 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 24.46% 26.00% 25.32%
Number of salaries quoted 107 83 97
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £30,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £60,000 £54,500
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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) CCA
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Citrix Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Presales
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) CCA
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) HP