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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 47 - 47
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.38% - 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.45% - 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £30,000 - £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +12.50%
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
69 63 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 25.94% 32.31% 43.66%
Number of salaries quoted 45 54 115
Average salary £33,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy