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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 78 82 77
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 3 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.41% 0.51% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.36% 1.63% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Median salary £27,500 £27,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% -22.85%
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -7.14%
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
221 246 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 29.86% 31.22% 29.56%
Number of salaries quoted 180 205 191
Median salary £33,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,150 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,330 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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
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 2 May 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 +1 3 £27,500 +1.85%
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (66.67%) CCNA
2 6 (66.67%) MCSE
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 5 (55.56%) MCP
3 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 3 (33.33%) VoIP
5 3 (33.33%) Clustering
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) Change Management
6 2 (22.22%) Internet
6 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
6 2 (22.22%) SAN
6 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 2 (22.22%) MCDBA
6 2 (22.22%) IIS
6 2 (22.22%) MS Office

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 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) IIS
2 2 (22.22%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) VoIP
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) NAS
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (11.11%) DTS
4 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Administrator
1 3 (33.33%) IT Manager
2 2 (22.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Server Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
5 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Change Management
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Database Optimisation
2 1 (11.11%) High Availability
2 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (66.67%) CCNA
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) MCSE
3 5 (55.56%) MCP
4 2 (22.22%) DBS Check
4 2 (22.22%) MCDBA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft