The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 29 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 0.51% 0.46% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.33% 1.06% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-15.71% +7.69%
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 Newport region.

Qualifications Category
Newport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
43 94 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 21.83% 43.12% 17.77%
Number of salaries quoted 37 80 35
Average salary £39,750 £35,065 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.36% -1.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £54,800 £39,583
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Newport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

MCSA
Salary Trend in Newport

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Newport

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT jobs across the Newport region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) CCA
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) VCP5
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos Controller
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) SCVMM

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, IT jobs across the Newport region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos Controller
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) VCP5
2 1 (50.00%) MCSD
2 1 (50.00%) HND
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCA
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Lotus
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cognos
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco