The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
Rank 54 56 57
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 2 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.52% 1.49% 1.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.13% 5.88% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 3
Median salary £39,000 £27,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.81% +1.85%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.35% +4.61%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Academic & Professional Certification
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 64 102 163
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 16.49% 25.37% 35.28%
Number of salaries quoted 62 93 136
Median salary £30,000 £30,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -27.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne citing MCSA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Newcastle upon Tyne

MCSA
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Newcastle upon Tyne

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) VMware
4 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
5 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (33.33%) CCNA
6 3 (33.33%) ITIL
6 3 (33.33%) MCP
6 3 (33.33%) HP
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (22.22%) Office 365
7 2 (22.22%) Degree
7 2 (22.22%) MCDST
7 2 (22.22%) Line Management
7 2 (22.22%) Dell
7 2 (22.22%) Citrix
7 2 (22.22%) MS Office
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco
7 2 (22.22%) WAN
7 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (22.22%) Firewall
8 1 (11.11%) Banking
8 1 (11.11%) Tripwire
8 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
8 1 (11.11%) Finance
8 1 (11.11%) NetBackup

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (22.22%) Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) IT Manager
1 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support
2 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) PC Support
2 1 (11.11%) Server Support
2 1 (11.11%) Support Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
1 1 (11.11%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Android
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Vista
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (22.22%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCNA
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) MCP
3 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) MCDST
4 1 (11.11%) MCITP
4 1 (11.11%) MCSE
4 1 (11.11%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 1 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (11.11%) NetBackup
1 1 (11.11%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 2 (22.22%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) AppSense
5 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg
5 1 (11.11%) Draytek
5 1 (11.11%) Fidessa
5 1 (11.11%) Intel Security
5 1 (11.11%) Qualys
5 1 (11.11%) Reuters
5 1 (11.11%) Sophos
5 1 (11.11%) Tripwire