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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 48 38 52
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.34% 0.48% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.32% 1.56% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £30,000 £22,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -31.81%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Qualifications Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
76 64 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 25.85% 30.48% 48.05%
Number of salaries quoted 55 55 140
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCSA
Gloucestershire

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 24 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 28 July 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%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCTS
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Remedy
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix