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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - 100 98
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 0 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.87% 0.17%
As % of the Qualifications category - 4.56% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
294 263 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.50% 19.17% 22.88%
Number of salaries quoted 231 166 180
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,350 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 19 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware