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

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 87 - 109
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.34% - 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.27% - 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Median salary £37,500 - £24,500
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
MCSA
Scotland

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
314 365 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.30% 25.89% 21.86%
Number of salaries quoted 172 249 216
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,800 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 29 June 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) MCSE
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) High Availability
4 3 (50.00%) Analytics
4 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (50.00%) People Management
4 3 (50.00%) vSphere
4 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (50.00%) Informatics
4 3 (50.00%) Games
4 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (50.00%) SAN
4 3 (50.00%) CISSP
4 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
5 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (33.33%) ETL
5 2 (33.33%) Subversion

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Subversion
1 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Platform Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Service Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Informatics
1 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
2 1 (16.67%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) High Availability
2 3 (50.00%) Analytics
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (50.00%) People Management
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) CISSP
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Symantec