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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 54 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 8 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.85% 2.86% -
As % of the Qualifications category 9.20% 9.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 0
Average salary £27,500 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.10% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
87 163 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 20.09% 31.05% 24.29%
Number of salaries quoted 75 127 72
Average salary £27,500 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.63% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £25,000 £29,836
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,800 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
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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 -8 8 £27,500 -42.10%
MCSA
North East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (75.00%) MCSE
2 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (50.00%) CCNA
5 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (50.00%) VMware
5 6 (50.00%) Clustering
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (41.67%) Internet
6 5 (41.67%) SAN
6 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
6 5 (41.67%) MCDBA
6 5 (41.67%) IIS
6 5 (41.67%) MS Office
6 5 (41.67%) MCP
6 5 (41.67%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (41.67%) NAS
6 5 (41.67%) DBS Check
6 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 5 (41.67%) vSphere

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (41.67%) IIS
2 5 (41.67%) Office Communications Server
2 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (41.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) Internet
1 5 (41.67%) NAS
1 5 (41.67%) SAN
2 3 (25.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (8.33%) DTS
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (8.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 5 (41.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (41.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Support Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) IT Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) DBA
4 1 (8.33%) Exchange Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Server Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 2 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (8.33%) Database Optimisation
3 1 (8.33%) High Availability
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (75.00%) MCSE
3 6 (50.00%) CCNA
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (41.67%) DBS Check
4 5 (41.67%) MCDBA
4 5 (41.67%) MCP
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (41.67%) vSphere
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) VMware