The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 60 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 3 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.65% - 1.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.88% - 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 7
Average salary £27,000 - £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
MCSA
Tyne and Wear

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

Qualifications Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
160 79 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 34.71% 22.13% 33.85%
Number of salaries quoted 135 73 147
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,000 £46,983
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

MCSA
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Newcastle upon Tyne region.

MCSA Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (94.44%) MS Exchange
3 15 (83.33%) Firewall
3 15 (83.33%) Lync
4 13 (72.22%) MCSE
4 13 (72.22%) PowerShell
5 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
5 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (61.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (55.56%) SharePoint
6 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
6 10 (55.56%) EMC
6 10 (55.56%) SAN
6 10 (55.56%) NetApp
6 10 (55.56%) Blackberry
6 10 (55.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (55.56%) Replication
7 9 (50.00%) ITIL
7 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
8 7 (38.89%) SQL
8 7 (38.89%) IIS
8 7 (38.89%) MS Office
8 7 (38.89%) MCP
8 7 (38.89%) CCNA
8 7 (38.89%) Citrix
8 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (38.89%) Change Management
8 7 (38.89%) VMware

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 17 (94.44%) MS Exchange
2 15 (83.33%) Lync
3 11 (61.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (55.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (55.56%) SharePoint
5 7 (38.89%) IIS
6 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (22.22%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (38.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) Firewall
2 10 (55.56%) SAN
3 6 (33.33%) NAS
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (22.22%) Exchange Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Messaging Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Technical Leader
2 4 (22.22%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Managed Services Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Consultant
4 2 (11.11%) Network Support
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 10 (55.56%) Blackberry
1 10 (55.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (61.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (27.78%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (38.89%) Change Management
2 7 (38.89%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) PowerShell
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (72.22%) MCSE
3 7 (38.89%) CCNA
3 7 (38.89%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (38.89%) MCP
4 4 (22.22%) MCTS
4 4 (22.22%) MCITP
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) VMware ESX
2 7 (38.89%) XenApp
2 7 (38.89%) XenServer
3 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) EMC
2 10 (55.56%) NetApp
3 7 (38.89%) VMware
3 7 (38.89%) Citrix
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) HP
5 2 (11.11%) Dell
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday