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 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 106 109
Rank change year-on-year +15 +3  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.20% 0.23% 0.080%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.05% 0.86% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Median salary £57,500 £27,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +112.96% -6.89%  
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +17.18% -1.53%  

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 191 350 309
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 19.41% 27.13% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 115 206 214
Median salary £40,000 £44,375 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.85% +4.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing MCSA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSA in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
3 5 (71.43%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) MCSE
4 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) SCCM
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) IT Strategy
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (42.86%) CCA
5 3 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (28.57%) WAN
6 2 (28.57%) Firewall
6 2 (28.57%) PaaS
6 2 (28.57%) IaaS
7 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (14.29%) Office 365
7 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (14.29%) SCSM
7 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
7 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) IaaS
1 2 (28.57%) PaaS
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Server Support
2 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
2 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) WAN Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) IT Strategy
2 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) MCSE
3 3 (42.86%) CCA
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (14.29%) CISSP
4 1 (14.29%) MCT
4 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 1 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) SCSM
2 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Draytek
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
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