The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - 84 65
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.12% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.45% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Median salary - £40,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
MCSA
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cardiff region.

Qualifications Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
194 222 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 26.58% 27.11% 32.99%
Number of salaries quoted 171 194 190
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £25,025 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

MCSA
Salary Trend in Cardiff

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Cardiff region.

MCSA Salary Trend in Cardiff

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) MDX
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (66.67%) Data Quality
2 2 (66.67%) PowerPivot
2 2 (66.67%) Power BI
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Junos
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) BGP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) FTP
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) IPsec
1 1 (33.33%) Junos
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 2 (66.67%) Power BI
1 2 (66.67%) PowerPivot
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL BI Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Data Warehouse Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Analytics
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) Kimball Methodology
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) AWS Certification
3 1 (33.33%) CCDA
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) JNCIA
3 1 (33.33%) JNCIS
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper