The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank - 95 99
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 0 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.16% 0.44%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.61% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Median salary - £57,500 £30,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +90.08%
UK excluding London median salary £37,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
227 327 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.42% 25.47% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 125 226 262
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +7.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

MCSA
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Edinburgh

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) MCP
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (50.00%) Security Management
3 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
3 2 (50.00%) Change Control
3 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
3 2 (50.00%) Office Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) DevOps
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) CentOS
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Services Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Senior SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) CentOS
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (50.00%) Office Automation
1 2 (50.00%) Security Management
1 2 (50.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCNA
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) VMware