The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 10 20 32
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +12
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 2.86% 2.20% 2.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.88% 7.41% 8.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £25,750 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +43.05%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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 West Wales region.

Qualifications Category
West Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
17 27 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 48.57% 29.67% 25.25%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 22
Average salary £51,250 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.69% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,200 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

MCSA
Salary Trend in West Wales

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

MCSA Salary Trend in West Wales

MCSA
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 4 August 2015. 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
Swansea +10 1 - -
MCSA
Wales

MCSA
Top 20 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the West 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) COBIT
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V2
2 1 (50.00%) Patch Management

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the West 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Security Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Security Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Security Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Management
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V2
2 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) COBIT
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft