The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Northern Ireland region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - - 36
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - 1.41%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Qualifications Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
96 47 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 45.93% 27.17% 31.46%
Number of salaries quoted 50 31 40
Average salary £30,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £31,500 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £46,500 £48,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSA
UK

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
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 1 August 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%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
Belfast, County Antrim
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Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago