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

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 23 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 6 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.49% - 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.82% - 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 1
Median salary £27,500 - £26,500
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
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
68 37 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 39.53% 35.24% 54.55%
Number of salaries quoted 55 32 14
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +47.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,800 £24,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

MCSA
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 5 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
County Antrim - 6 £27,500 - 1
MCSA
UK

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 5 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Office 365
3 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 3 (42.86%) Internet
4 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
4 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Replication
5 2 (28.57%) Sophos
5 2 (28.57%) Forcepoint
5 2 (28.57%) Citrix
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) IBM
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) XenApp

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Office 365
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Internet
2 1 (14.29%) LAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (14.29%) VLAN
2 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 2 (28.57%) Presales
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) MCSE
3 1 (14.29%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (14.29%) MCP
3 1 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) XenApp
3 2 (28.57%) XenDesktop
3 2 (28.57%) XenServer
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Citrix
3 2 (28.57%) Forcepoint
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) Sophos
3 2 (28.57%) Veeam
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