Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 85 86
Rank change year-on-year +13 +1 +3
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 10 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.11% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.76% 0.57% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 0
Lancashire median annual salary £30,000 - -
North West median annual salary £26,500 £38,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year -31.17% +28.33% +1.69%

MCSA is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 210 176 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 23.41% 19.32% 28.82%
Number of salaries quoted 176 151 198
Lancashire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,250 £23,100
90th Percentile £49,375 £46,250 £58,225
North West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.90%

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

Job postings citing MCSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Lancashire.

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Lancashire

MCSA
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA in Lancashire.

Salary trend for MCSA in Lancashire

MCSA
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Lancashire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley - 8 £30,000 - 1
Burnley - 2 £22,750 -
MCSA
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 10 (100.00%) MCSE
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 8 (80.00%) SCCM
2 8 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 8 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 8 (80.00%) A+ Certification
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 8 (80.00%) MCP
2 8 (80.00%) CCNP
2 8 (80.00%) CCNA
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (20.00%) Office 365
3 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
General
1 8 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) IT Support
2 8 (80.00%) Analyst
2 8 (80.00%) IT Analyst
2 8 (80.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 8 (80.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) MCSE
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (80.00%) A+ Certification
2 8 (80.00%) CCNA
2 8 (80.00%) CCNP
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 8 (80.00%) MCP
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft