The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 61 40 61
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +21
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 2 21 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.41% 5.12% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.20% 17.07% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1 20 1
Median salary £35,000 £33,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% +43.47%
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -7.14%
MCSA
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Qualifications Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
166 123 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 33.81% 30.00% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 124 95 111
Median salary £50,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.87% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £25,200 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheltenham region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

MCSA
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Cheltenham

MCSA
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) MCSE
1 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) SAN
1 8 (100.00%) NetApp
1 8 (100.00%) Symantec
1 8 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 8 (100.00%) Sophos
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 8 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 8 (100.00%) MCITP
1 8 (100.00%) XenApp
1 8 (100.00%) vSphere
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (75.00%) WSUS
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) CCNA
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Advertising
3 2 (25.00%) COM
3 2 (25.00%) EMC
3 2 (25.00%) IBM

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 8 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix Support
2 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Storage Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) COM
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 8 (100.00%) MCITP
1 8 (100.00%) MCSE
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (75.00%) CCNA
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) vSphere
1 8 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 8 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 8 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (75.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Citrix
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) NetApp
1 8 (100.00%) Sophos
1 8 (100.00%) Symantec
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) EMC
2 2 (25.00%) IBM