Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 39 34
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 0 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland - 2.68% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category - 5.88% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 1
Northern Ireland median annual salary - £30,000 £30,000
UK median annual salary £37,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +5.71% -2.78% +5.88%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 173 153 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 37.94% 45.54% 34.78%
Number of salaries quoted 86 121 41
Northern Ireland median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - +33.33%
10th Percentile £20,500 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Northern Ireland

MCSA
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Northern Ireland