Period
to 20 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 90 84
Rank change year-on-year +16 -6 +2
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 28 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.58% 1.14% 0.97%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.57% 4.17% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2 17 10
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £37,500 £38,959 £26,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.74% +48.42% +31.25%
10th Percentile £33,250 £29,000 £19,875
90th Percentile £39,750 £75,000 £39,375
North East median annual salary £35,000 £38,959 £30,000
% change year-on-year -10.16% +29.86% +50.00%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 265 312 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 24.45% 27.46% 27.19%
Number of salaries quoted 186 275 233
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £44,014 £42,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.80% +12.00% -
10th Percentile £26,992 £22,600 £21,250
90th Percentile £69,369 £73,100 £53,090
North East median annual salary £43,028 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.57% +6.67% +7.14%

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing MCSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Tyne and Wear

MCSA
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Tyne and Wear

MCSA
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 20 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne +9 25 - - 3
Gateshead - 3 £37,500 -
MCSA
North East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (89.29%) Office 365
3 24 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 24 (85.71%) Windows
4 21 (75.00%) Active Directory
4 21 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (71.43%) SLA
5 20 (71.43%) PowerShell
6 15 (53.57%) MCSE
7 14 (50.00%) ITIL
7 14 (50.00%) Windows 10
8 13 (46.43%) CompTIA Security+
8 13 (46.43%) Problem-Solving
8 13 (46.43%) Azure Active Directory
8 13 (46.43%) Problem Management
8 13 (46.43%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (46.43%) Microsoft Office
9 11 (39.29%) SharePoint
9 11 (39.29%) CISSP
9 11 (39.29%) Skype
9 11 (39.29%) Skype for Business
10 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (32.14%) Validation
12 7 (25.00%) CMS
13 4 (14.29%) VMware
13 4 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (14.29%) Migration
13 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
13 4 (14.29%) COM

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 11 (39.29%) SharePoint
1 11 (39.29%) Skype for Business
2 7 (25.00%) CMS
3 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (89.29%) Office 365
2 21 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (46.43%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (14.29%) OneDrive
5 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) Skype
2 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) DHCP
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) VLAN
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Engineer
1 11 (39.29%) Security Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Office 365 Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Installations Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 24 (85.71%) Windows
1 24 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 14 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) ITIL
2 13 (46.43%) Problem Management
2 13 (46.43%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (32.14%) Validation
4 4 (14.29%) Migration
4 4 (14.29%) Systems Engineering
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (71.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (53.57%) MCSE
3 13 (46.43%) CompTIA Security+
4 11 (39.29%) CISSP
5 4 (14.29%) MCP
5 4 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.57%) CCNA
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (71.43%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) VMware