Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cornwall with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
South West > Cornwall
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 55 38
Rank change year-on-year +2 -17 -22
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 7 1 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cornwall 2.36% 0.27% 6.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.70% 0.67% 19.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 18
Cornwall median annual salary £29,500 £25,750 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.56% +11.96% +9.52%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,625 £22,000
90th Percentile £30,750 £25,875 £24,500
South West median annual salary £35,750 £35,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year +2.14% +22.81% -18.57%

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 Cornwall with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cornwall
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 149 149 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cornwall 50.17% 40.71% 33.21%
Number of salaries quoted 37 104 52
Cornwall median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +45.45% +30.95%
10th Percentile £18,000 £17,900 £21,325
90th Percentile £48,750 £55,000 £52,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +3.85%

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cornwall

Job postings citing MCSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cornwall.

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Cornwall

MCSA
Salary Trend in Cornwall

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Cornwall

MCSA
Job Locations in Cornwall

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Cornwall region over the 6 months to 17 August 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
Truro - 4 £29,500 - 1
Newquay - 2 - -
Penryn - 1 £26,500 -
MCSA
South West

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 Cornwall region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) MCSE
3 5 (71.43%) CCNP
3 5 (71.43%) CCNA
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
3 5 (71.43%) Office 365
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
3 5 (71.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 4 (57.14%) Driving Licence
4 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) G Suite
4 4 (57.14%) Data Privacy
4 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (57.14%) HP
4 4 (57.14%) Dell
4 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
4 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) Wireless
4 4 (57.14%) Migration
4 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) Network Design

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cornwall 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) MS Exchange
1 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
2 4 (57.14%) G Suite
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database 12c
1 2 (28.57%) Power BI
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) IT Support
2 4 (57.14%) IT Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) IT Support Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Support Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Systems Support
2 4 (57.14%) Systems Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Database Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Driving Licence
2 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (28.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Data Privacy
2 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 4 (57.14%) Migration
2 4 (57.14%) Network Design
3 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
3 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Collaborative Working
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Decision-Making
3 2 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) ITSM
3 2 (28.57%) Proactive Management
3 2 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) Service Management
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) PowerShell
3 2 (28.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) CCNA
2 5 (71.43%) CCNP
2 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 4 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco
1 4 (57.14%) Dell
1 4 (57.14%) Google
1 4 (57.14%) HP
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix