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 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 47 56 60
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +4
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 7 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.57% 1.00% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.34% 3.03% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 4
Median salary £25,000 £20,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -57.89%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
131 132 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 29.44% 33.08% 30.98%
Number of salaries quoted 98 117 133
Median salary £34,400 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.84% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,462 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The demand trend of job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
3 8 (47.06%) CCNA
3 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 8 (47.06%) HP
3 8 (47.06%) Cisco
3 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (41.18%) MCP
5 6 (35.29%) Windows
5 6 (35.29%) A+ Certification
5 6 (35.29%) Draytek
5 6 (35.29%) CCENT
6 5 (29.41%) NETGEAR
6 5 (29.41%) 3Com
6 5 (29.41%) ZyXEL
6 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
6 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
7 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
7 4 (23.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (23.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 4 (23.53%) Altiris
7 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (23.53%) SCCM
7 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
8 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (11.76%) Firewall
9 2 (11.76%) Dell
9 2 (11.76%) WSUS
9 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
9 2 (11.76%) Degree

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Firewall
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
1 2 (11.76%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) DHCP
2 1 (5.88%) DNS
2 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
2 1 (5.88%) Wireless
General
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Network Technician
1 4 (23.53%) Server Technician
1 4 (23.53%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (11.76%) Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
2 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.88%) Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) PC Support
3 1 (5.88%) Server Support
3 1 (5.88%) Support Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Support Technician
3 1 (5.88%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Support
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.88%) iPhone
2 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.88%) Android
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
3 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.88%) ERP
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (47.06%) CCNA
2 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (41.18%) MCP
4 6 (35.29%) A+ Certification
4 6 (35.29%) CCENT
5 2 (11.76%) Degree
6 1 (5.88%) MCDST
6 1 (5.88%) MCITP
6 1 (5.88%) MCSE
6 1 (5.88%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) vSphere
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 4 (23.53%) SCCM
1 4 (23.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (11.76%) WSUS
3 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (5.88%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Cisco
2 8 (47.06%) HP
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 6 (35.29%) Draytek
4 5 (29.41%) 3Com
4 5 (29.41%) NETGEAR
4 5 (29.41%) ZyXEL
5 4 (23.53%) Altiris
6 2 (11.76%) Dell
7 1 (5.88%) AppSense
7 1 (5.88%) Bloomberg
7 1 (5.88%) Citrix
7 1 (5.88%) Fidessa
7 1 (5.88%) Intel Security
7 1 (5.88%) Qualys
7 1 (5.88%) Reuters
7 1 (5.88%) Sophos
7 1 (5.88%) Tripwire