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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
South West / Cornwall
Rank - 22 10
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 0 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cornwall - 7.69% 12.07%
As % of the Qualifications category - 25.00% 31.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 7
Median salary - £22,000 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +6.61% +4.61%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cornwall.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cornwall
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 59 28 22
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cornwall 49.17% 30.77% 37.93%
Number of salaries quoted 24 28 21
Median salary £37,500 £22,000 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +70.45% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £17,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £30,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cornwall

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cornwall citing MCSA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cornwall

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing MCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cornwall region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) WatchGuard
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence

MCSA
Top Related 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 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) WatchGuard