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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 53 53 48
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 4 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.35% 1.03% 2.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.06% 3.13% 11.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 14
Median salary £31,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% +16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £36,950 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +2.94%

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
94 128 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 32.64% 32.82% 26.60%
Number of salaries quoted 86 104 96
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 17 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 20 January 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Server Building
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) IT Technician
1 1 (100.00%) Senior IT Technician
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Technician
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware