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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 51 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 16 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 3.11% - 1.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.94% - 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 7
Average salary £47,500 - £29,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
MCSA
North East

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
161 82 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 31.26% 23.16% 32.89%
Number of salaries quoted 125 68 152
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 January 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
Newcastle upon Tyne - 16 £47,500 - 1
MCSA
North East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (94.12%) MS Exchange
3 15 (88.24%) Firewall
4 14 (82.35%) Lync
5 12 (70.59%) PowerShell
5 12 (70.59%) MCSE
6 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
6 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
6 10 (58.82%) SAN
6 10 (58.82%) NetApp
6 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (58.82%) Blackberry
6 10 (58.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 10 (58.82%) EMC
6 10 (58.82%) SharePoint
6 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (58.82%) Replication
6 10 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (52.94%) ITIL
8 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
9 7 (41.18%) MCP
10 6 (35.29%) SQL
10 6 (35.29%) VBScript
10 6 (35.29%) IIS
10 6 (35.29%) MS Office
10 6 (35.29%) CCNA
10 6 (35.29%) Citrix
10 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (35.29%) Change Management

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 16 (94.12%) MS Exchange
2 14 (82.35%) Lync
3 10 (58.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (58.82%) SharePoint
3 10 (58.82%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (35.29%) IIS
5 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (23.53%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 8 (47.06%) MS Excel
2 6 (35.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) Firewall
2 10 (58.82%) SAN
3 6 (35.29%) NAS
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Support Engineer
1 6 (35.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (23.53%) Messaging Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Leader
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Messaging Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Managed Services Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Network Support
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Support
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (58.82%) Blackberry
1 10 (58.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (58.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 6 (35.29%) Change Management
2 6 (35.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) PowerShell
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (70.59%) MCSE
3 7 (41.18%) MCP
4 6 (35.29%) CCNA
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (23.53%) MCITP
5 4 (23.53%) MCTS
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) Active Directory
2 6 (35.29%) VMware ESX
2 6 (35.29%) XenApp
2 6 (35.29%) XenServer
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
1 10 (58.82%) NetApp
1 10 (58.82%) EMC
2 6 (35.29%) Citrix
2 6 (35.29%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) Dell
Newcastle upon Tyne
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