The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 26 24 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.85% 7.89% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.56% 15.58% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 0
Average salary £26,500 £23,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £33,875 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.21% -
MCSA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Qualifications Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
64 77 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 54.24% 50.66% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15 64 48
Average salary £30,500 £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% -36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £16,834
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

MCSA
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Northern Ireland region.

MCSA Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

MCSA
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Down - 1 £26,500 -
MCSA
UK

MCSA
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
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