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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 54 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 7 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.60% 0.19% 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.07% 0.76% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Average salary £27,250 £35,000 £18,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.14% +89.18%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +14.75%
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
138 132 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 31.51% 24.81% 25.31%
Number of salaries quoted 108 123 102
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,725 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £45,250
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 May 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 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (95.24%) Windows
3 16 (76.19%) MS Exchange
3 16 (76.19%) Lync
4 12 (57.14%) PowerShell
4 12 (57.14%) Firewall
4 12 (57.14%) MCSE
4 12 (57.14%) SAN
5 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
5 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
5 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (47.62%) Replication
6 10 (47.62%) EMC
6 10 (47.62%) SharePoint
6 10 (47.62%) NetApp
6 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (47.62%) Blackberry
6 10 (47.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
7 7 (33.33%) SQL
7 7 (33.33%) ITIL
7 7 (33.33%) MCP
7 7 (33.33%) CCNA
7 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (28.57%) Citrix
8 6 (28.57%) IIS
8 6 (28.57%) MS Office
8 6 (28.57%) VBScript
8 6 (28.57%) VMware

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 16 (76.19%) MS Exchange
1 16 (76.19%) Lync
2 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2007
2 10 (47.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 10 (47.62%) SharePoint
3 6 (28.57%) IIS
4 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (19.05%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 10 (47.62%) MS Excel
2 6 (28.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) SAN
1 12 (57.14%) Firewall
2 6 (28.57%) NAS
3 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.76%) DNS
4 1 (4.76%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (23.81%) Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Messaging Support Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Leader
3 4 (19.05%) Exchange Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Messaging Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) IT Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Network Support
4 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Managed Services Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Blackberry
1 10 (47.62%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (19.05%) Linux
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Change Management
2 6 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (19.05%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 7 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) VBScript
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (57.14%) MCSE
3 7 (33.33%) CCNA
3 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (33.33%) MCP
4 4 (19.05%) MCTS
4 4 (19.05%) MCITP
5 1 (4.76%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (4.76%) MOS
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) VMware ESX
2 6 (28.57%) XenApp
2 6 (28.57%) XenServer
3 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 10 (47.62%) EMC
2 10 (47.62%) NetApp
3 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 6 (28.57%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
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