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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - - 66
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 0 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £24,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-12.16% +17.46%
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
262 177 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 31.57% 26.62% 24.49%
Number of salaries quoted 179 151 164
Average salary £36,000 £39,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +7.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) RHCE
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V