The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 72 64 68
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.14% 0.54% 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% 2.01% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 3
Average salary £35,000 £23,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.36% -32.14%
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+0.72% +6.15%
Qualifications Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
212 199 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 29.12% 27.11% 23.56%
Number of salaries quoted 184 166 175
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,735 £21,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSA
England

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -5 1 £35,000 +47.36% 1
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Citrix
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
2 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) vSphere
3 4 (57.14%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (57.14%) 4G
3 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (57.14%) iSCSI
3 4 (57.14%) WSUS
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) SLA
4 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) Linux
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 1 (14.29%) MS Office
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) MCP
6 1 (14.29%) RHCE
6 1 (14.29%) Intranet
6 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (42.86%) SharePoint
1 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) iSCSI
2 4 (57.14%) Fibre Channel
2 4 (57.14%) 4G
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (14.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) RHCE
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (14.29%) MCTS
3 1 (14.29%) MCITP
3 1 (14.29%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (57.14%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
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