The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 86 102 80
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -22
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 12 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.02% 0.25% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.32% 1.02% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 7
Average salary £28,000 £42,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.11% +46.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £42,500 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £47,300 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
MCSA
Wales

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

Qualifications Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
361 295 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 30.78% 24.32% 35.39%
Number of salaries quoted 301 255 262
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

MCSA
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

MCSA Salary Trend in South Wales

MCSA
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in South Wales

MCSA
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport - 7 £34,000 -
Cardiff 0 5 £27,500 -43.29% 1
MCSA
Wales

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
3 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
4 8 (61.54%) ITIL
4 8 (61.54%) VMware
4 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
5 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (38.46%) Cisco
6 5 (38.46%) MCSE
6 5 (38.46%) Dell
7 4 (30.77%) CCNA
7 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
7 4 (30.77%) MCTS
7 4 (30.77%) Firewall
7 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (30.77%) SolarWinds
7 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (30.77%) EqualLogic
7 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Storage
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (23.08%) IaaS
8 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
8 3 (23.08%) Server+ Certification
8 3 (23.08%) SSL
8 3 (23.08%) SLA
8 3 (23.08%) Unix

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
3 1 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (23.08%) IaaS
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) SSL
3 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 1 (7.69%) BGP
4 1 (7.69%) DHCP
4 1 (7.69%) FTP
4 1 (7.69%) Internet
4 1 (7.69%) IPsec
4 1 (7.69%) Junos
4 1 (7.69%) MPLS
4 1 (7.69%) SAN
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Data Centre Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Server Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Data Centre
2 4 (30.77%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (30.77%) EqualLogic
3 1 (7.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
3 8 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (23.08%) Unix
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.69%) DDoS Mitigation
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Line Management
3 1 (7.69%) Network Design
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (38.46%) MCSE
3 4 (30.77%) CCNA
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (30.77%) MCTS
3 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (23.08%) A+ Certification
4 3 (23.08%) Server+ Certification
5 2 (15.38%) MCITP
6 1 (7.69%) AWS Certification
6 1 (7.69%) CCDA
6 1 (7.69%) CCNP
6 1 (7.69%) JNCIA
6 1 (7.69%) JNCIS
6 1 (7.69%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Cisco
2 5 (38.46%) Dell
3 4 (30.77%) SolarWinds
4 3 (23.08%) Dell Compellent
5 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 1 (7.69%) Citrix
6 1 (7.69%) F5
6 1 (7.69%) Juniper
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