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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 83 80 85
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 9 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.00% 1.36% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.19% 3.81% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 3
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
411 367 317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 45.72% 35.63% 34.84%
Number of salaries quoted 273 286 260
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
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 5 February 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
(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 -2 6 £35,000 +16.66%
Cirencester - 1 £34,000 -
MCSA
South West

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
1 11 (100.00%) MCITP
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
3 9 (81.82%) Linux
3 9 (81.82%) MCSE
3 9 (81.82%) MS Exchange
3 9 (81.82%) Citrix
3 9 (81.82%) Citrix Certification
3 9 (81.82%) Symantec
3 9 (81.82%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (81.82%) Sophos
3 9 (81.82%) SAN
3 9 (81.82%) NetApp
3 9 (81.82%) XenApp
3 9 (81.82%) vSphere
3 9 (81.82%) NetBackup
3 9 (81.82%) Backup Exec
3 9 (81.82%) ITIL
3 9 (81.82%) Windows Server
4 7 (63.64%) WSUS
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (45.45%) CCNA
6 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
6 4 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (18.18%) OpenStack
7 2 (18.18%) Network Monitoring

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (81.82%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix Support
3 3 (27.27%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Citrix Support Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) IT Administrator
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Server Support
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) COM
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
2 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
2 2 (18.18%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
2 2 (18.18%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
1 2 (18.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) MCITP
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (81.82%) Citrix Certification
2 9 (81.82%) MCSE
3 5 (45.45%) CCNA
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (36.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) vSphere
1 9 (81.82%) XenApp
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) Backup Exec
1 9 (81.82%) NetBackup
1 9 (81.82%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (63.64%) WSUS
3 2 (18.18%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (18.18%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (81.82%) Citrix
3 9 (81.82%) NetApp
3 9 (81.82%) Sophos
3 9 (81.82%) Symantec
4 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 2 (18.18%) HP
6 1 (9.09%) EMC
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 15 hours ago