The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 75 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.53% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.42% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £24,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
MCSA
England

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

Qualifications Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
165 263 178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 21.80% 31.76% 27.09%
Number of salaries quoted 144 180 155
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,910 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

MCSA
Salary Trend in the North East

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

MCSA Salary Trend in the North East

MCSA
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the North East region over the 3 months to 4 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
Tyne and Wear - 4 £24,000 - 1
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) MCSE
3 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) SAN
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) IIS
5 3 (27.27%) MS Office
5 3 (27.27%) ITIL
5 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
5 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (27.27%) CCNA
5 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
5 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
5 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
5 3 (27.27%) XenApp
5 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (18.18%) VMware
6 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
6 2 (18.18%) Change Management
6 2 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (18.18%) XenServer
6 2 (18.18%) DHCP
6 2 (18.18%) PowerShell

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 3 (27.27%) IIS
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
1 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) Lync
3 1 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (9.09%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) NAS
4 1 (9.09%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
1 3 (27.27%) Administrator
1 3 (27.27%) IT Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Field Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (45.45%) MCSE
3 3 (27.27%) CCNA
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (18.18%) MCP
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (9.09%) MCDBA
5 1 (9.09%) A+ Certification
5 1 (9.09%) MOS
5 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
1 3 (27.27%) XenApp
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
2 2 (18.18%) XenServer
3 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
3 2 (18.18%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) Lotus
4 1 (9.09%) OpenText
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago