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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 62 57 53
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 3 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.60% 0.21% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.84% 0.81% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 4
Average salary £27,000 £35,000 £23,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.85% +47.36%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.18%
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
163 124 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 32.53% 26.44% 29.73%
Number of salaries quoted 135 116 136
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,450 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £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 17 April 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 19 (100.00%) Windows
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (94.74%) MS Exchange
3 16 (84.21%) Lync
4 15 (78.95%) Firewall
5 14 (73.68%) MCSE
5 14 (73.68%) PowerShell
6 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (63.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
6 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (52.63%) Blackberry
7 10 (52.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 10 (52.63%) SAN
7 10 (52.63%) NetApp
7 10 (52.63%) EMC
7 10 (52.63%) Replication
7 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
7 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
7 10 (52.63%) SharePoint
8 9 (47.37%) ITIL
9 8 (42.11%) SQL
9 8 (42.11%) IIS
9 8 (42.11%) MS Office
9 8 (42.11%) CCNA
9 8 (42.11%) VMware
9 8 (42.11%) VMware ESX
9 8 (42.11%) Citrix
9 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (42.11%) Change Management

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 18 (94.74%) MS Exchange
2 16 (84.21%) Lync
3 12 (63.16%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (52.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 10 (52.63%) SharePoint
5 8 (42.11%) IIS
6 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (21.05%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) MS Excel
2 8 (42.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) Firewall
2 10 (52.63%) SAN
3 6 (31.58%) NAS
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Support Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (21.05%) Exchange Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Messaging Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Technical Leader
2 4 (21.05%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Managed Services Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Network Support
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Blackberry
1 10 (52.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (63.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (26.32%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) ITIL
2 8 (42.11%) Change Management
2 8 (42.11%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (73.68%) PowerShell
2 8 (42.11%) SQL
3 6 (31.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (73.68%) MCSE
3 8 (42.11%) CCNA
3 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (36.84%) MCP
5 4 (21.05%) MCTS
5 4 (21.05%) MCITP
System Software
1 10 (52.63%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) VMware ESX
2 8 (42.11%) XenApp
2 8 (42.11%) XenServer
3 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) EMC
2 10 (52.63%) NetApp
3 8 (42.11%) VMware
3 8 (42.11%) Citrix
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco
5 2 (10.53%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Dell
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Posted: 5 days ago
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