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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
South Wales / Newport
Rank 35 30 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 -  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newport 0.57% 3.97% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.75% 9.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 0
Median salary £50,000 £34,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +47.05% -  
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.35% +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 Newport.

Academic & Professional Certification
Newport
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 57 106 47
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newport 32.39% 42.06% 23.38%
Number of salaries quoted 53 100 43
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £27,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 23 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 Newport region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Office 365
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Retail
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
2 5 (83.33%) IPsec
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) SSL
3 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (16.67%) Meraki
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (16.67%) High Availability
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Management

MCSA
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) IPsec
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) SSL
1 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
1 5 (83.33%) VPN
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (83.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Help Desk Manager
1 5 (83.33%) IT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Multichannel Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Management
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Meraki
2 1 (16.67%) VMware