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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 38 60 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 21 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.07% 0.58% -
As % of the Qualifications category 16.80% 1.54% -
Number of salaries quoted 20 2 0
Average salary £33,000 £30,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
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
125 130 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 30.19% 37.90% 31.22%
Number of salaries quoted 97 108 72
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £21,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 24 April 2015.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 35 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (97.14%) Microsoft
2 34 (97.14%) Windows
3 33 (94.29%) ITIL
3 33 (94.29%) MCSE
4 32 (91.43%) Citrix
5 31 (88.57%) Finance
5 31 (88.57%) XenApp
6 30 (85.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 30 (85.71%) Remedy
6 30 (85.71%) Active Directory
6 30 (85.71%) MS Excel
6 30 (85.71%) DHCP
6 30 (85.71%) TCP/IP
6 30 (85.71%) DNS
7 29 (82.86%) VPN
7 29 (82.86%) Cisco
8 27 (77.14%) Sophos
9 26 (74.29%) Client/Server
9 26 (74.29%) BitLocker
10 25 (71.43%) Software Packaging
11 4 (11.43%) VMware
11 4 (11.43%) Linux
11 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
11 4 (11.43%) MCITP
12 3 (8.57%) vSphere
12 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (8.57%) CCNA
12 3 (8.57%) SAN
12 3 (8.57%) Backup Exec

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 (5.71%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
Applications
1 30 (85.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (85.71%) DNS
1 30 (85.71%) DHCP
1 30 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 29 (82.86%) VPN
3 3 (8.57%) SAN
4 2 (5.71%) Internet
5 1 (2.86%) Firewall
5 1 (2.86%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.86%) Network Security
5 1 (2.86%) NAS
5 1 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.86%) LAN
5 1 (2.86%) PBX
5 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (88.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Support Specialist
2 17 (48.57%) Wintel Support
2 17 (48.57%) Wintel Specialist
3 9 (25.71%) Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Wintel Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Server Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) IT Administrator
6 2 (5.71%) Windows Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Server Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Server Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.86%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (71.43%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 26 (74.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 34 (97.14%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (2.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (94.29%) ITIL
2 1 (2.86%) Configuration Management
2 1 (2.86%) Service Management
2 1 (2.86%) Change Management
2 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
2 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
2 1 (2.86%) Problem Management
2 1 (2.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (2.86%) Performance Testing
2 1 (2.86%) Load Testing
2 1 (2.86%) Data Protection
2 1 (2.86%) Straight-Through Processing
2 1 (2.86%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.86%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 35 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (94.29%) MCSE
3 4 (11.43%) MCITP
4 3 (8.57%) CCNA
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.86%) MCTS
5 1 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.86%) MCP
5 1 (2.86%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.86%) Degree
5 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (88.57%) XenApp
2 30 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 30 (85.71%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 26 (74.29%) BitLocker
4 3 (8.57%) vSphere
5 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.71%) WSUS
2 2 (5.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.71%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.86%) Zenoss
3 1 (2.86%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.86%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 34 (97.14%) Microsoft
2 32 (91.43%) Citrix
3 30 (85.71%) Remedy
4 29 (82.86%) Cisco
5 27 (77.14%) Sophos
6 4 (11.43%) VMware
7 2 (5.71%) Symantec
7 2 (5.71%) NetApp
7 2 (5.71%) HP
8 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.86%) McAfee
8 1 (2.86%) F5
Cheltenham
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: 13 days ago