The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 41 70 63
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -7
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 9 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.90% 1.02% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.11% 3.87% 3.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 8
Median salary £40,000 £27,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -38.88%
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Guildford region.

Qualifications Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
89 155 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 28.71% 26.27% 31.92%
Number of salaries quoted 89 121 165
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,900 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £60,475
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

The demand trend of job ads across the Guildford region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

MCSA
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

MCSA Salary Trend in Guildford

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Guildford region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) MCSE
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (75.00%) Mac OS X
3 9 (75.00%) MS Office
4 6 (50.00%) CCNA
4 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (25.00%) MCITP
5 3 (25.00%) Internet
6 2 (16.67%) Sophos
6 2 (16.67%) A+ Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
6 2 (16.67%) MCP
6 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (16.67%) Time Management
6 2 (16.67%) Office 365
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 2 (16.67%) Data Privacy
6 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
7 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (75.00%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) DHCP
2 1 (8.33%) DNS
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) PBX
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Administrator
1 9 (75.00%) Network Administrator
1 9 (75.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Office 365 Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (75.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 2 (16.67%) Windows 8
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Data Privacy
1 2 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
1 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) MCSE
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (50.00%) CCNA
2 6 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (25.00%) MCITP
4 2 (16.67%) A+ Certification
4 2 (16.67%) MCP
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Sophos
4 1 (8.33%) WatchGuard
Guildford, Surrey
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