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 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 84 88 101
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +13
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 23 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.03% 0.66% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.49% 1.73% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 21 6 1
Average salary £33,000 £38,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.83% -8.82%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
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
419 346 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 36.95% 37.81% 50.71%
Number of salaries quoted 308 304 421
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,475 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,589 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

MCSA
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +22 21 £33,000 +9.09% 1
MCSA
South West

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 38 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (97.37%) Microsoft
3 35 (92.11%) ITIL
3 35 (92.11%) Windows
3 35 (92.11%) MCSE
4 33 (86.84%) Citrix
5 32 (84.21%) Active Directory
5 32 (84.21%) DHCP
5 32 (84.21%) TCP/IP
5 32 (84.21%) DNS
5 32 (84.21%) Finance
5 32 (84.21%) XenApp
6 31 (81.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 31 (81.58%) Remedy
6 31 (81.58%) MS Excel
7 30 (78.95%) Cisco
8 29 (76.32%) VPN
9 27 (71.05%) Sophos
9 27 (71.05%) BitLocker
10 26 (68.42%) Software Packaging
10 26 (68.42%) Client/Server
11 5 (13.16%) VMware
11 5 (13.16%) Linux
11 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
11 5 (13.16%) MCITP
12 4 (10.53%) vSphere
12 4 (10.53%) CCNA
12 4 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
13 3 (7.89%) Backup Exec

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (5.26%) MS Exchange
1 2 (5.26%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 31 (81.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
1 1 (2.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (84.21%) DNS
1 32 (84.21%) DHCP
1 32 (84.21%) TCP/IP
2 29 (76.32%) VPN
3 3 (7.89%) SAN
4 2 (5.26%) Internet
5 1 (2.63%) Firewall
5 1 (2.63%) BIG-IP
5 1 (2.63%) Network Security
5 1 (2.63%) NAS
5 1 (2.63%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.63%) LAN
5 1 (2.63%) PBX
5 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (84.21%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Support Specialist
2 18 (47.37%) Wintel Support
3 17 (44.74%) Wintel Specialist
4 11 (28.95%) Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (10.53%) Support Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Wintel Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Windows Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Server Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Administrator
7 2 (5.26%) IT Administrator
8 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Server Support Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Server Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (68.42%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 26 (68.42%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 35 (92.11%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Linux
3 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) UNIX
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (92.11%) ITIL
2 2 (5.26%) Configuration Management
2 2 (5.26%) Service Management
2 2 (5.26%) Change Management
2 2 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (5.26%) Problem Management
3 1 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (2.63%) Performance Testing
3 1 (2.63%) Load Testing
3 1 (2.63%) Data Protection
3 1 (2.63%) Straight-Through Processing
3 1 (2.63%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (2.63%) Asset Management
3 1 (2.63%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) SQL
1 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.63%) C
2 1 (2.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 38 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (92.11%) MCSE
3 5 (13.16%) MCITP
4 4 (10.53%) CCNA
4 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.26%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) Degree
6 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.63%) MCTS
6 1 (2.63%) MCP
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (84.21%) Active Directory
1 32 (84.21%) XenApp
2 31 (81.58%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 27 (71.05%) BitLocker
4 4 (10.53%) vSphere
5 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.63%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.26%) WSUS
2 2 (5.26%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (5.26%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.63%) Zenoss
3 1 (2.63%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (2.63%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.63%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 37 (97.37%) Microsoft
2 33 (86.84%) Citrix
3 31 (81.58%) Remedy
4 30 (78.95%) Cisco
5 27 (71.05%) Sophos
6 5 (13.16%) VMware
7 3 (7.89%) HP
8 2 (5.26%) NetApp
8 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.26%) Symantec
9 1 (2.63%) McAfee
9 1 (2.63%) F5
Cheltenham
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: 12 days ago