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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - - 53
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 0 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - - 1.11%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £24,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +17.18%
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
205 129 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 31.49% 25.75% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 140 112 111
Average salary £36,000 £36,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.36% +1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) RHCE
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) RHCE
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V