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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 90 - 79
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 14 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.99% - 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.90% - 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +12.50%
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 Glasgow region.

Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
286 267 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 20.28% 22.96% 31.44%
Number of salaries quoted 179 182 147
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
1 16 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (93.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (93.75%) SAN
2 15 (93.75%) MS Exchange
3 14 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (81.25%) MCSE
4 13 (81.25%) MS Excel
4 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (75.00%) MCTS
5 12 (75.00%) MCITP
5 12 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
7 3 (18.75%) IIS
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco
7 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
8 2 (12.50%) MS Office
8 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
8 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 2 (12.50%) Firewall
8 2 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 15 (93.75%) MS Exchange
2 14 (87.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (18.75%) IIS
5 2 (12.50%) Lync
6 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
6 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (81.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) SAN
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) IP Telephony
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (6.25%) DHCP
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) SSL
3 1 (6.25%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (12.50%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Support Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Service Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) IT Support
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Field Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (81.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Phone
5 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (81.25%) MCSE
3 12 (75.00%) MCTS
3 12 (75.00%) MCITP
4 2 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (6.25%) MCP
System Software
1 16 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.25%) BlackBerry Internet Service
4 1 (6.25%) XenApp
4 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) McAfee
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Compaq
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago