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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 107 107 111
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.24% 0.080% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.87% 0.33% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Median salary £27,000 £29,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.89% -14.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £29,000 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £29,000 £36,750
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -7.14%
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
345 307 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.56% 24.54% 21.20%
Number of salaries quoted 198 211 220
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Glasgow

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 8 (88.89%) MCSE
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (77.78%) Hyper-V
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (66.67%) HP
4 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
5 5 (55.56%) Compaq
5 5 (55.56%) Citrix
5 5 (55.56%) Cisco
5 5 (55.56%) SAN
5 5 (55.56%) Finance
5 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
5 5 (55.56%) SCOM
6 4 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (44.44%) SCCM
6 4 (44.44%) WAAS
6 4 (44.44%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (44.44%) Intel Security
6 4 (44.44%) MCP
7 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (22.22%) XenApp
8 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
8 2 (22.22%) Windows 7

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 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) SAN
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco IOS
2 4 (44.44%) WAAS
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Specialist
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Support Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Server Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Consultant
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Technical Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support
4 1 (11.11%) Citrix Support Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
1 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) MCSE
3 4 (44.44%) MCP
4 1 (11.11%) CCNA
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (11.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Hyper-V
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) XenApp
2 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
3 1 (11.11%) Terminal Server
3 1 (11.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCOM
2 4 (44.44%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (44.44%) SCCM
3 1 (11.11%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) HP
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco
4 5 (55.56%) Citrix
4 5 (55.56%) Compaq
5 4 (44.44%) Intel Security
6 1 (11.11%) Avaya
6 1 (11.11%) Sophos
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Percepta
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago