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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 97 77 84
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 5 19 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.51% 1.99% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.11% 5.96% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 4
Median salary £35,750 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.14% +16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £33,992 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
-2.88% +3.70%
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
449 319 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 45.77% 33.37% 30.44%
Number of salaries quoted 315 231 222
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 25 July 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 -17 3 £35,750 +7.51%
Cirencester -2 2 £36,000 -13.25%
MCSA
South West

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 13 (100.00%) Windows
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server
3 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
4 10 (76.92%) Linux
4 10 (76.92%) MCSE
4 10 (76.92%) Citrix
4 10 (76.92%) MS Exchange
4 10 (76.92%) MCITP
5 9 (69.23%) NetBackup
5 9 (69.23%) Backup Exec
5 9 (69.23%) Symantec
5 9 (69.23%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (61.54%) SAN
6 8 (61.54%) WSUS
7 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (53.85%) CCNA
7 7 (53.85%) XenApp
8 6 (46.15%) vSphere
8 6 (46.15%) ITIL
8 6 (46.15%) NetApp
8 6 (46.15%) Sophos
8 6 (46.15%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
9 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
10 3 (23.08%) DNS
10 3 (23.08%) COM

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 10 (76.92%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) Skype for Business
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.69%) OpenStack
3 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) SAN
2 3 (23.08%) DNS
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (15.38%) DHCP
3 2 (15.38%) VLAN
3 2 (15.38%) Wireless
4 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (7.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Storage Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Wintel Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) IT Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Server Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Server Support
5 1 (7.69%) Server Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Storage Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (92.31%) Windows Server
3 10 (76.92%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
5 2 (15.38%) Mac OS X
6 1 (7.69%) CentOS
6 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 10
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (15.38%) Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Web Filtering
3 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) ITIL V3
3 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (76.92%) MCITP
2 10 (76.92%) MCSE
3 7 (53.85%) CCNA
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (46.15%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (15.38%) Degree
7 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (7.69%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO 9001
1 2 (15.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) XenApp
2 6 (46.15%) vSphere
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) Backup Exec
1 9 (69.23%) NetBackup
1 9 (69.23%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (61.54%) WSUS
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 10 (76.92%) Citrix
3 9 (69.23%) Symantec
4 6 (46.15%) NetApp
4 6 (46.15%) Sophos
5 3 (23.08%) IBM
6 2 (15.38%) Apple
6 2 (15.38%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (15.38%) EMC
6 2 (15.38%) Huawei
6 2 (15.38%) Meru Networks
6 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
6 2 (15.38%) Riverbed
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco
7 1 (7.69%) HP