The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 57 57 52
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 5 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.97% 0.91% 3.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.10% 3.64% 9.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 6
Median salary £25,000 £22,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -52.63%
UK excluding London median salary £36,900 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+5.42% +2.94%

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

Qualifications Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
122 110 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 23.64% 25.06% 31.40%
Number of salaries quoted 103 98 125
Median salary £29,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.14% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £19,750 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,894 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of job ads across the Tyne and Wear region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

MCSA
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

MCSA
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +7 4 £25,000 +11.11%
MCSA
North East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
5 4 (40.00%) ITIL
5 4 (40.00%) HP
5 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (30.00%) Office 365
6 3 (30.00%) Dell
6 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (30.00%) MCDST
6 3 (30.00%) Degree
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
7 2 (20.00%) WSUS
7 2 (20.00%) MCITP
7 2 (20.00%) Banking
7 2 (20.00%) Firewall
7 2 (20.00%) Citrix
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (20.00%) Fidessa
7 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
7 2 (20.00%) Reuters
7 2 (20.00%) Bloomberg
7 2 (20.00%) MCP
7 2 (20.00%) MS Office
7 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (20.00%) WAN

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (10.00%) DHCP
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) IT Support
2 2 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Server Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) WAN Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (20.00%) iPhone
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) Android
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 3 (30.00%) MCDST
3 2 (20.00%) CCNA
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (20.00%) MCITP
3 2 (20.00%) MCP
4 1 (10.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) WSUS
2 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) HP
4 3 (30.00%) Dell
5 2 (20.00%) Bloomberg
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (20.00%) Fidessa
5 2 (20.00%) Reuters
6 1 (10.00%) Altiris
6 1 (10.00%) AppSense
6 1 (10.00%) Draytek
6 1 (10.00%) Intel Security
6 1 (10.00%) Qualys
6 1 (10.00%) Sophos
6 1 (10.00%) Tripwire