The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
England / North East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 77 80
Rank change year-on-year +9 +3  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 5 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.89% 0.85% 1.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.05% 2.99% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 7
Median salary £35,000 £19,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +84.21% -29.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £17,300 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £45,000 £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £31,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +20.63% -10.00%  

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 the North East.

Academic & Professional Certification
North East
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 164 234 199
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 29.08% 28.50% 25.88%
Number of salaries quoted 238 392 375
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £17,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,225 £55,500 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing MCSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in the North East

MCSA
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for MCSA in the North East

MCSA
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSA in the North East over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSA in the North East

MCSA
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +15 1 £21,000 +10.52% 2
MCSA
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 North East region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Office 365
4 4 (57.14%) Unix
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (57.14%) SAN
4 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
4 4 (57.14%) Service Management
4 4 (57.14%) Firewall
4 4 (57.14%) ITSM
4 4 (57.14%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (57.14%) Migration
4 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 4 (57.14%) VPN
4 4 (57.14%) DNS
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (57.14%) ITIL
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) MCP
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (28.57%) Line Management
6 2 (28.57%) CCNA
7 1 (14.29%) B2B

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) DNS
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
1 4 (57.14%) VPN
1 4 (57.14%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Specialist
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 3 (42.86%) Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) IT Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Administrator
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Unix
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
1 4 (57.14%) ITSM
1 4 (57.14%) Migration
1 4 (57.14%) Service Management
2 2 (28.57%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) B2B
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (42.86%) MCP
4 2 (28.57%) CCNA
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
Tyne and Wear
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Newcastle
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Salary: £37,011 - £40,907
Posted: 6 days ago