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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 104 - 91
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.068% - 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.23% - 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £42,500 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
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
441 384 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 30.00% 26.02% 26.93%
Number of salaries quoted 306 240 160
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA.

1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) GIAC
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) CEH
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (33.33%) MCDST
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) iPhone
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) iPad
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) XenMobile

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) Senior IT Security Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) SSCP
2 1 (33.33%) GIAC
2 1 (33.33%) CEH
2 1 (33.33%) MCDST
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Twitter
Edinburgh
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Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago