The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 63 35
Rank change year-on-year +13 -28  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 2 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 0.84% 0.75% 4.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.08% 1.95% 16.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 17
Median salary £31,000 £35,750 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.28% +8.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £31,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +23.80% -7.35%  

MCSA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 65 154 104
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 27.31% 38.60% 28.97%
Number of salaries quoted 51 128 92
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £37,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham citing MCSA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Cheltenham

MCSA
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (100.00%) Advertising
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware