Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Liverpool with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Merseyside > Liverpool
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 71 80
Rank change year-on-year +17 +9 -19
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 11 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 1.74% 1.06% 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.29% 4.91% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 10
Liverpool median annual salary £22,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -43.75% -5.88% +93.18%
10th Percentile £15,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £44,500 £43,750 £53,750
Merseyside median annual salary £22,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -40.00% -11.76% +93.18%

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 Liverpool with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Liverpool
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 175 163 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Liverpool 27.65% 21.56% 30.28%
Number of salaries quoted 133 89 156
Liverpool median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £72,150 £59,250 £65,000
Merseyside median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £38,375
% change year-on-year +26.67% -2.28% +0.99%

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Liverpool

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Liverpool

MCSA
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Liverpool

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSA in Liverpool over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for MCSA in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT jobs citing MCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Liverpool region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (72.73%) MCP
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (54.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
4 6 (54.55%) .NET
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 6 (54.55%) Crystal Reports
4 6 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (45.45%) MCSE
6 3 (27.27%) VMware
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
6 3 (27.27%) NAS
6 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (27.27%) Office 365
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
6 3 (27.27%) Firewall
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (27.27%) SAN

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Liverpool 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 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
1 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
1 3 (27.27%) Firewall
1 3 (27.27%) NAS
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
1 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
2 1 (9.09%) DHCP
2 1 (9.09%) LAN
2 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Crystal Reports
1 6 (54.55%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (18.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Junior
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Junior Business Intelligence Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Junior Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) IT Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) IT Support
4 2 (18.18%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Junior IT Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Junior IT Support
4 2 (18.18%) Junior Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Report Writer
4 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Trainee
5 1 (9.09%) Trainee IT Support
5 1 (9.09%) Trainee Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Coaching
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
1 6 (54.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (72.73%) MCP
3 5 (45.45%) MCSE
4 3 (27.27%) CCNA
4 3 (27.27%) CCNP
4 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) Veeam