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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 85 98 79
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 15 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.13% 0.090% 0.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.49% 0.38% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.39%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-19.46% +14.61%
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
273 260 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 20.62% 23.53% 28.29%
Number of salaries quoted 175 177 132
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +19.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £26,826
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £49,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 19 September 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%) MS Exchange
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 16 (100.00%) SAN
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
1 16 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 16 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 16 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 12 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 12 (75.00%) MCTS
2 12 (75.00%) MCITP
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (75.00%) MCSE
2 12 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (25.00%) Firewall
3 4 (25.00%) Law
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
3 4 (25.00%) Degree
3 4 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (25.00%) IIS
3 4 (25.00%) MS Office
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 16 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 16 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (25.00%) Lync
3 4 (25.00%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) SAN
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 4 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (25.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Support Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Service Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) IT Support
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
1 16 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 12 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Phone
3 4 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
1 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (75.00%) MCTS
2 12 (75.00%) MCITP
2 12 (75.00%) MCSE
3 4 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 16 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
2 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
Glasgow
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago