Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 89 89
Rank change year-on-year +13 0 +12
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 15 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.57% 1.61% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.32% 5.18% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 7
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £38,959 £25,000 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +55.84% +19.05% -55.79%
10th Percentile £25,200 £17,500 £19,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £45,000 £31,300
North East median annual salary £38,959 £26,500 £21,000
% change year-on-year +47.02% +26.19% -55.79%

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 282 367 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 29.56% 31.13% 29.02%
Number of salaries quoted 248 312 247
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £63,750
North East median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +1.35%

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
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSA in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 22 November 2017. 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 +1 12 £47,500 +90.00%
North Shields - 2 £30,000 - 1
MCSA
North East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (53.33%) Open Source
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (53.33%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (53.33%) Relational Database
4 8 (53.33%) Case Management
4 8 (53.33%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (53.33%) SQL
4 8 (53.33%) Oracle
4 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
4 8 (53.33%) RDBMS
5 7 (46.67%) Windows
6 6 (40.00%) Office 365
7 5 (33.33%) MCSE
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
8 4 (26.67%) VMware
8 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
8 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
9 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 3 (20.00%) Firewall
10 2 (13.33%) Finance
10 2 (13.33%) Advertising
10 2 (13.33%) Terminal Services
10 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec

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 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Office 365
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) IaaS
3 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) VLAN
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) RDBMS
1 8 (53.33%) Relational Database
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server
1 8 (53.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (13.33%) Advertising
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) DBA
1 8 (53.33%) SQL DBA
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) IT Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Azure Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) PKI
2 1 (6.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) Case Management
2 8 (53.33%) Open Source
2 8 (53.33%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (13.33%) B2B
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (6.67%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (60.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (33.33%) MCSE
4 2 (13.33%) CCNA
4 2 (13.33%) CCNP
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (13.33%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) MCP
5 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) HIPAA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (26.67%) Hyper-V
4 2 (13.33%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Citrix