The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 92 86 89
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 6 22 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.54% 1.93% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.35% 5.24% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 20 4
Median salary £39,000 £33,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -0.75%
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -7.14%
MCSA
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Qualifications Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
446 420 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 40.33% 36.84% 36.90%
Number of salaries quoted 303 307 303
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,650 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Gloucestershire region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

MCSA
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Gloucestershire region.

MCSA Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

MCSA
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -20 3 £35,000 +6.06%
MCSA
South West

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
1 14 (100.00%) MCITP
2 12 (85.71%) NetBackup
2 12 (85.71%) Backup Exec
2 12 (85.71%) Citrix
2 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 12 (85.71%) MCSE
2 12 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 12 (85.71%) Symantec
2 12 (85.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 10 (71.43%) WSUS
4 9 (64.29%) XenApp
4 9 (64.29%) vSphere
4 9 (64.29%) Sophos
4 9 (64.29%) SAN
4 9 (64.29%) NetApp
4 9 (64.29%) ITIL
4 9 (64.29%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (50.00%) CCNA
6 2 (14.29%) Service Management
6 2 (14.29%) Change Management
6 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (14.29%) Advertising
6 2 (14.29%) Red Hat

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Citrix Support
2 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Wintel Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) IT Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Storage Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) COM
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Change Management
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 2 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) MCITP
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (85.71%) MCSE
3 9 (64.29%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (50.00%) CCNA
4 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) vSphere
1 9 (64.29%) XenApp
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (85.71%) Backup Exec
1 12 (85.71%) NetBackup
1 12 (85.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (71.43%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (85.71%) Citrix
2 12 (85.71%) Symantec
3 9 (64.29%) NetApp
3 9 (64.29%) Sophos
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) EMC
4 2 (14.29%) HP
4 2 (14.29%) IBM
4 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
AAP3
Salary: £30000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago