Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 94 74
Rank change year-on-year +18 -20 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 0.84% 0.36% 1.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.54% 0.87% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 10
Cheltenham median annual salary £31,000 £34,250 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.49% +8.73% +5.00%
10th Percentile £29,150 £31,075 £29,525
90th Percentile £36,875 £38,025 £41,000
Gloucestershire median annual salary £31,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -4.62% -13.33% +25.00%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cheltenham
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 113 345 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 23.84% 41.92% 31.07%
Number of salaries quoted 95 302 184
Cheltenham median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +26.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £25,000 £30,500 £20,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £77,500
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +1.85%

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

Job postings citing MCSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham.

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 20 November 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (75.00%) Skype for Business
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) NAS
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Advertising
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) MCP
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) CCA

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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (75.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) NAS
2 3 (75.00%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (75.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Lead Systems Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Support
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) MCP
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) CCA
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco