The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Cheltenham region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 57 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.58% - 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.52% - 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £30,250 - £30,250
90% offered a salary of more than £24,450 - £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £36,050 - £31,650
UK excluding London average salary £34,750 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+0.72% +6.15%
Qualifications Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
132 71 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 38.48% 30.47% 67.26%
Number of salaries quoted 109 69 183
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £57,350 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSA
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MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA.

1 2 (100.00%) IIS
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) VMware