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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 86 102 82
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -20
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 6 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.58% 0.087% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.27% 0.38% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 2
Average salary £40,500 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £39,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £39,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
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
264 266 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 25.58% 23.19% 21.99%
Number of salaries quoted 162 147 146
Average salary £40,000 £43,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.04% +16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 December 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 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 19 (100.00%) SAN
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
1 19 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (94.74%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (94.74%) Windows
3 14 (73.68%) MCSE
3 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (68.42%) MS Exchange
4 13 (68.42%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (57.89%) MS Excel
6 10 (52.63%) ITIL
7 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
7 9 (47.37%) IIS
7 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
7 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
7 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (47.37%) Hyper-V
7 9 (47.37%) PowerShell
7 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (47.37%) MCTS
7 9 (47.37%) MCITP
8 5 (26.32%) Firewall
8 5 (26.32%) Degree
8 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (26.32%) SCCM
8 5 (26.32%) SCOM
8 5 (26.32%) Time Management
8 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (26.32%) XenApp

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 13 (68.42%) MS Exchange
1 13 (68.42%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (47.37%) IIS
2 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (21.05%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (57.89%) MS Excel
2 4 (21.05%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) SAN
2 5 (26.32%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) DHCP
2 5 (26.32%) DNS
2 5 (26.32%) IPv4
3 4 (21.05%) IP Telephony
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (21.05%) Law
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Support Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Service Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) IT Support
4 3 (15.79%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (15.79%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Consultant
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Support Specialist
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
1 18 (94.74%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (47.37%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Phone
4 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.26%) UNIX
5 1 (5.26%) Linux
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) ITIL
2 5 (26.32%) Service Management
2 5 (26.32%) Problem Management
2 5 (26.32%) Time Management
3 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) PowerShell
2 5 (26.32%) VBScript
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (73.68%) MCSE
3 9 (47.37%) MCTS
3 9 (47.37%) MCITP
4 5 (26.32%) Degree
4 5 (26.32%) MCP
5 1 (5.26%) CCNA
5 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 19 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (47.37%) Hyper-V
2 9 (47.37%) Active Directory
3 5 (26.32%) XenApp
3 5 (26.32%) XenDesktop
4 4 (21.05%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) SCCM
1 5 (26.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) HP
3 5 (26.32%) Compaq
3 5 (26.32%) Citrix
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco
5 1 (5.26%) Red Hat
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