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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 80 96 93
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 5 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.51% 0.68% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.07% 2.49% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 5
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £30,000 £39,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,600 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
242 361 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 24.82% 27.43% 24.43%
Number of salaries quoted 154 256 151
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 10 December 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Glasgow

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 10 December 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%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) MCSE
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (33.33%) Firewall
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) WAN
6 2 (22.22%) CCA
6 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) S-PLUS
6 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (22.22%) SCCM
6 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (22.22%) Mentoring

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 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) S-PLUS
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) DBA
1 4 (44.44%) SQL DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Server Support
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Technical Consultant
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
1 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (66.67%) MCSE
3 2 (22.22%) CCA
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (11.11%) CCNA
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (11.11%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Draytek