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

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 87 104 98
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -6
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.39% 0.30% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.82% 1.11% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Median salary £45,000 £45,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.09% -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
220 361 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.32% 27.41% 20.53%
Number of salaries quoted 126 268 178
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%

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 29 September 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (75.00%) MCSE
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (25.00%) SLA
6 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (25.00%) Firewall
6 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) Office 365
6 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
6 2 (25.00%) S-PLUS
6 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
7 1 (12.50%) Virtual Environments

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 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (25.00%) S-PLUS
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (37.50%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) DBA
1 4 (50.00%) SQL DBA
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Support
3 1 (12.50%) Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Support
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server Support
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (75.00%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
2 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) VMware