The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Newport with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
South Wales / Newport
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 30 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newport 0.84% 2.66% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.63% 7.58% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Median salary £45,000 £36,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £31,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +23.80% -7.35%  

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 Newport.

Academic & Professional Certification
Newport
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 38 66 74
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newport 31.93% 35.11% 38.14%
Number of salaries quoted 38 62 66
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +18.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Newport

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newport 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 Newport

MCSA
Salary Trend in Newport

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Newport

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Newport region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Meraki
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newport 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Technical Support
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Meraki
1 2 (100.00%) VMware