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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 29 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.02% 3.03% -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.26% 8.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Median salary £30,000 £30,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
94 35 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 47.47% 35.35% 47.76%
Number of salaries quoted 73 20 51
Median salary £40,000 £31,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% +16.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,800 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,250 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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
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 28 July 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 -7 4 £30,000 -
MCSA
UK

MCSA
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (100.00%) MCP
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) Skype

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Desktop Engineer
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCP
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft