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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 46 62 71
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +9
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 5 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.17% 0.84% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.31% 3.91% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 1
Average salary £22,000 £50,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-56.00% +63.93%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
116 128 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 27.10% 21.55% 22.13%
Number of salaries quoted 77 111 105
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

MCSA Salary Histogram 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 3 September 2015. 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 +17 5 £22,000 -56.00% 2
MCSA
North West

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (91.67%) MCSE
2 11 (91.67%) MS Exchange
3 10 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 10 (83.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 10 (83.33%) Legal
3 10 (83.33%) VMware
3 10 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (83.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (8.33%) MCDBA
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
5 1 (8.33%) IIS
5 1 (8.33%) MS Office
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL
5 1 (8.33%) CCNA
5 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix
5 1 (8.33%) CCA
5 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (8.33%) Clustering
5 1 (8.33%) AppSense
5 1 (8.33%) SAN
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 11 (91.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (8.33%) IIS
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
1 1 (8.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (83.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Systems Administrator
1 10 (83.33%) Administrator
1 10 (83.33%) Windows Administrator
1 10 (83.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Platform Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Project Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (83.33%) Windows 7
3 10 (83.33%) Windows 8
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) ITIL
1 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (8.33%) Change Control
1 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) MCSE
3 10 (83.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) MCDBA
4 1 (8.33%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) CCA
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) AppSense
Liverpool, Merseyside
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Merseyside
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 16 days ago