Period
to 23 October 2017

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 6 months to 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 77 82
Rank change year-on-year +17 +5 +10
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 12 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.97% 1.55% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.19% 4.98% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 8
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £47,500 £22,500 £27,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +111.11% -17.43% -42.63%
10th Percentile £37,985 £17,500 £19,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £45,000 £32,100
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £47,500 £23,625 £27,000
% change year-on-year +101.06% -12.50% -43.16%

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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 194 301 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 31.80% 31.19% 30.49%
Number of salaries quoted 160 254 210
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -5.41%
10th Percentile £22,725 £25,900 £21,210
90th Percentile £65,060 £61,900 £58,750
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £39,513 £39,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.31% +11.43% -4.11%

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing MCSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

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
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSA in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSA in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (75.00%) Mentoring
3 8 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 8 (66.67%) Case Management
3 8 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (66.67%) Open Source
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (66.67%) RDBMS
3 8 (66.67%) SQL
3 8 (66.67%) Oracle
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) MCSE
5 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (25.00%) Office 365
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
6 2 (16.67%) Advertising
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (8.33%) HIPAA
7 1 (8.33%) IaaS
7 1 (8.33%) PaaS

MCSA
Co-occurring 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 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) IaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 8 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) DBA
1 8 (66.67%) SQL DBA
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (8.33%) PKI
1 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
1 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Case Management
2 8 (66.67%) Open Source
2 8 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (8.33%) B2B
3 1 (8.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (8.33%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (8.33%) MCP
4 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) HIPAA
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) VMware