The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 84 108 92
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -16
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 1 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.11% 0.30% 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 1.15% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 6
Median salary £50,000 £43,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% +8.86%
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%

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

Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
201 347 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.11% 25.74% 26.35%
Number of salaries quoted 148 224 207
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,350 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

MCSA
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Glasgow

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) MCSE
4 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
5 4 (44.44%) VMware
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
6 3 (33.33%) SCCM
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (33.33%) CCA
6 3 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (22.22%) WAN

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) DBA
1 4 (44.44%) SQL DBA
2 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Server Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Server Support
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Technical Consultant
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
1 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (77.78%) MCSE
3 3 (33.33%) CCA
3 3 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (11.11%) MCT
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Draytek