Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 129 160 154
Rank change year-on-year +31 -6 +4
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 8 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.36% 0.19% 0.040%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.82% 0.72% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 1
Glasgow median annual salary £50,000 £25,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% -13.79% -14.07%
10th Percentile £43,850 £21,850 £28,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £36,900 £29,500
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £23,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year +123.40% -18.97% -4.92%

MCSA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow.

Academic & Professional Certification
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 439 697 601
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 19.97% 26.95% 24.30%
Number of salaries quoted 263 369 430
Glasgow median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +0.59% -0.59%
10th Percentile £26,900 £25,400 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,250 £57,500 £60,500
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing MCSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Glasgow

MCSA
Salary Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA in Glasgow.

Salary trend for MCSA in Glasgow

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSA in Glasgow over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSA in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, 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 8 (100.00%) MCSE
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (75.00%) Business Continuity
2 6 (75.00%) PaaS
2 6 (75.00%) IaaS
3 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
3 5 (62.50%) SaaS
3 5 (62.50%) CISSP
3 5 (62.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Service Management
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) SCCM
6 1 (12.50%) SCOM
6 1 (12.50%) SCVMM
6 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
6 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (12.50%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (12.50%) CCNA
6 1 (12.50%) LAN
6 1 (12.50%) WAN

MCSA
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) IaaS
1 6 (75.00%) PaaS
2 5 (62.50%) SaaS
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) LAN
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Delivery Manager
1 5 (62.50%) Service Manager
1 5 (62.50%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Business Continuity
1 6 (75.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Service Management
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) MCSE
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (62.50%) CISSP
3 1 (12.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCTS
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) SCSM
2 1 (12.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) VMware