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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 69 75 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 13 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.63% 1.01% -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.39% 4.71% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 0
Median salary £19,000 £27,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.27% -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
241 170 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 30.24% 21.49% 26.84%
Number of salaries quoted 215 143 161
Median salary £35,000 £34,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -2.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the North East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in the North East

MCSA
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the North East region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -2 12 £21,875 -19.72%
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 North East region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
3 10 (62.50%) CCNA
3 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (56.25%) MCP
5 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
5 7 (43.75%) Cisco
5 7 (43.75%) A+ Certification
5 7 (43.75%) VMware
5 7 (43.75%) CCENT
6 6 (37.50%) 3Com
6 6 (37.50%) ZyXEL
6 6 (37.50%) Draytek
6 6 (37.50%) NETGEAR
6 6 (37.50%) HP
7 5 (31.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 5 (31.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 5 (31.25%) SCCM
7 5 (31.25%) Altiris
8 4 (25.00%) Windows
9 2 (12.50%) VoIP
9 2 (12.50%) Wireless
9 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
9 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications
9 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
9 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
9 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (6.25%) NAS
10 1 (6.25%) vSphere

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) IaaS
1 1 (6.25%) PaaS
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications
1 2 (12.50%) VoIP
1 2 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (6.25%) DHCP
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) NAS
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Wintel Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Network Technician
2 4 (25.00%) Server Technician
3 2 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Field Service Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) AIX
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.25%) ERP
1 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Monitoring
1 1 (6.25%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (62.50%) CCNA
2 10 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (56.25%) MCP
4 7 (43.75%) A+ Certification
4 7 (43.75%) CCENT
5 1 (6.25%) DBS Check
5 1 (6.25%) MCDBA
5 1 (6.25%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM
1 5 (31.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) Cisco
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) 3Com
3 6 (37.50%) Draytek
3 6 (37.50%) HP
3 6 (37.50%) NETGEAR
3 6 (37.50%) ZyXEL
4 5 (31.25%) Altiris
5 1 (6.25%) IBM