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

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 108 - 89
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.084% - 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% - 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 11
Median salary £31,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
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
513 421 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 43.11% 43.31% 36.29%
Number of salaries quoted 415 318 335
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 5 December 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 - 1 £31,000 -
MCSA
South West

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (50.00%) Migration
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (50.00%) WSUS
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) Citrix
5 2 (33.33%) Sophos
5 2 (33.33%) PPTP
5 2 (33.33%) MPLS
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (33.33%) SSL
5 2 (33.33%) VPN

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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (33.33%) Skype for Business
4 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) IPX
3 2 (33.33%) IPX/SPX
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) PPP
3 2 (33.33%) PPTP
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) SSL
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) VLAN
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) IT Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Technician
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (33.33%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (16.67%) CentOS
5 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Software Distribution
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Server Building
3 1 (16.67%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (16.67%) MCP
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
4 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
4 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) Sophos
3 1 (16.67%) Apple
3 1 (16.67%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (16.67%) Huawei
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Meru Networks
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) Riverbed
3 1 (16.67%) Sage
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec