Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 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
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 54 -
Rank change year-on-year +39 - +26
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 16 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cornwall 10.26% 3.58% -
As % of the Qualifications category 44.44% 6.63% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 0
Cornwall median annual salary £24,000 £29,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.64% - -
South West median annual salary £38,000 £34,000 £30,250
% change year-on-year +11.76% +12.40% +6.14%

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 36 166 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cornwall 23.08% 54.07% 47.54%
Number of salaries quoted 19 34 78
Cornwall median annual salary £27,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.67% -11.76% +84.78%
10th Percentile £23,500 £19,250 £17,600
90th Percentile £38,750 £48,750 £55,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 21 May 2019. 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
Redruth - 7 £24,000 -
Newquay +32 6 - -
Torpoint - 3 £27,500 -
MCSA
South West

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (81.25%) Linux
3 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (62.50%) Windows 7
4 9 (56.25%) ITIL
4 9 (56.25%) SLA
5 7 (43.75%) Network+ Certification
5 7 (43.75%) Firewall
5 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
5 7 (43.75%) Unix
5 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
5 7 (43.75%) ADSL
5 7 (43.75%) LAN
5 7 (43.75%) WAN
5 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
5 7 (43.75%) A+ Certification
5 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (43.75%) WatchGuard
5 7 (43.75%) Windows 8
5 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (43.75%) Driving Licence
5 7 (43.75%) Windows 10
5 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
6 6 (37.50%) Proactive Management
6 6 (37.50%) Decision-Making
6 6 (37.50%) Problem-Solving

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 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (43.75%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) IaaS
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (37.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) ADSL
1 7 (43.75%) Firewall
1 7 (43.75%) LAN
1 7 (43.75%) TCP/IP
1 7 (43.75%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
1 3 (18.75%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Support Engineer
1 7 (43.75%) Technical Engineer
1 7 (43.75%) Technical Support
1 7 (43.75%) Technical Support Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Cloud Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Driving Licence
2 6 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (37.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Linux
3 10 (62.50%) Windows 7
3 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (43.75%) Unix
4 7 (43.75%) Windows 10
4 7 (43.75%) Windows 8
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) ITIL
2 6 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (37.50%) Decision-Making
2 6 (37.50%) Incident Management
2 6 (37.50%) ITSM
2 6 (37.50%) Proactive Management
2 6 (37.50%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 6 (37.50%) Service Management
2 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (18.75%) Line Management
3 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2
3 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 3 (18.75%) Risk Analysis
3 3 (18.75%) Software Deployment
3 3 (18.75%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (43.75%) A+ Certification
2 7 (43.75%) Network+ Certification
3 6 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (18.75%) APMP
4 3 (18.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
4 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) WatchGuard
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft