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

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 59 76 73
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -3
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 13 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.82% 0.54% 0.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.63% 1.97% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 4
Median salary £31,250 £20,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -57.89%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
196 203 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 27.41% 27.66% 29.49%
Number of salaries quoted 155 180 194
Median salary £37,281 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.71% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 7 £25,000 +25.00%
Durham - 6 £42,500 - 1
MCSA
England

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
3 14 (53.85%) Windows
3 14 (53.85%) VMware
4 13 (50.00%) HP
5 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
5 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
6 11 (42.31%) CCNA
6 11 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (38.46%) Cisco
8 9 (34.62%) ITIL
9 8 (30.77%) MCP
9 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
10 7 (26.92%) A+ Certification
10 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
10 7 (26.92%) Draytek
10 7 (26.92%) CCENT
10 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (23.08%) ZyXEL
11 6 (23.08%) NETGEAR
11 6 (23.08%) WSUS
11 6 (23.08%) Degree
11 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (23.08%) Dell
11 6 (23.08%) 3Com
12 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (19.23%) Firewall
12 5 (19.23%) Intel Security
12 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (19.23%) MCSE

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 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) IaaS
2 1 (3.85%) PaaS
2 1 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Firewall
2 3 (11.54%) DHCP
2 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
2 3 (11.54%) WAN
3 2 (7.69%) DNS
3 2 (7.69%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (7.69%) Unified Communications
3 2 (7.69%) VPN
3 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (7.69%) Wireless
4 1 (3.85%) LAN
4 1 (3.85%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) VLAN
General
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (15.38%) Administrator
1 4 (15.38%) Network Technician
1 4 (15.38%) Server Technician
1 4 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
2 3 (11.54%) Wintel Administrator
2 3 (11.54%) Wintel Systems Administrator
3 2 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (7.69%) Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (7.69%) Service Analyst
3 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Data Centre
2 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
2 5 (19.23%) Driving Licence
2 5 (19.23%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.85%) EMC VNX
3 1 (3.85%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Windows Server
3 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.85%) AIX
6 1 (3.85%) Android
6 1 (3.85%) Linux
6 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) ITIL
2 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
3 3 (11.54%) ITSM
3 3 (11.54%) Service Management
4 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.85%) ERP
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Project Management
4 1 (3.85%) Server Building
4 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (42.31%) CCNA
2 11 (42.31%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (30.77%) MCP
4 7 (26.92%) A+ Certification
4 7 (26.92%) CCENT
5 6 (23.08%) Degree
6 5 (19.23%) MCSE
7 1 (3.85%) MCDST
7 1 (3.85%) MCITP
7 1 (3.85%) MCT
7 1 (3.85%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.69%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (7.69%) vSphere
3 2 (7.69%) XenApp
4 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) WSUS
2 5 (19.23%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (15.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 4 (15.38%) SCCM
3 4 (15.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (7.69%) Backup Exec
4 2 (7.69%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.85%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
2 14 (53.85%) VMware
3 13 (50.00%) HP
4 10 (38.46%) Cisco
5 7 (26.92%) Draytek
6 6 (23.08%) 3Com
6 6 (23.08%) Dell
6 6 (23.08%) NETGEAR
6 6 (23.08%) ZyXEL
7 5 (19.23%) Intel Security
8 4 (15.38%) Altiris
9 2 (7.69%) AppSense
9 2 (7.69%) Citrix
9 2 (7.69%) EMC
9 2 (7.69%) Qualys
9 2 (7.69%) Tripwire
10 1 (3.85%) Bloomberg
10 1 (3.85%) Fidessa
10 1 (3.85%) Reuters
10 1 (3.85%) Sophos
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