Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 2018 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 98 68 90
Rank change year-on-year -30 +22 +2
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 3 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.27% 1.44% 1.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.35% 4.78% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 16
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £37,500 £38,959 £23,625
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.74% +64.91% -12.50%
10th Percentile £33,250 £19,500 £17,500
90th Percentile £39,750 £42,578 £45,000
North East median annual salary £35,000 £37,480 £27,500
% change year-on-year -6.62% +36.29% +1.85%

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 223 230 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 19.80% 30.18% 31.29%
Number of salaries quoted 167 193 307
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £45,000 £39,513 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.89% +1.31% +11.43%
10th Percentile £20,813 £22,100 £22,000
90th Percentile £66,750 £63,750 £60,000
North East median annual salary £42,500 £39,513 £39,000
% change year-on-year +7.56% +1.31% +6.12%

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 16 October 2018. 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
Gateshead - 3 £37,500 - 3
MCSA
North East

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware