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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 62 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 10 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.58% - 0.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.05% - 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 3
Average salary £45,000 - £23,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -
MCSA
Surrey

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
198 159 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 31.38% 29.94% 38.69%
Number of salaries quoted 154 129 214
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 14 (100.00%) MCSE
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) CCNA
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (100.00%) SAN
1 14 (100.00%) Citrix
2 12 (85.71%) CCA
2 12 (85.71%) Citrix Certification
2 12 (85.71%) Change Management
2 12 (85.71%) Backup Exec
2 12 (85.71%) CommVault
2 12 (85.71%) NetApp
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (85.71%) Symantec
2 12 (85.71%) HP
2 12 (85.71%) EMC
2 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 12 (85.71%) DHCP
2 12 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 12 (85.71%) DNS
2 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 12 (85.71%) SAS
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 12 (85.71%) UNIX
2 12 (85.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (85.71%) VMware
2 12 (85.71%) iSCSI

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 12 (85.71%) MS Exchange
1 12 (85.71%) SAS
1 12 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 12 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (14.29%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) SAN
2 12 (85.71%) DHCP
2 12 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 12 (85.71%) DNS
2 12 (85.71%) iSCSI
2 12 (85.71%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (14.29%) WAN
3 2 (14.29%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Storage Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) SAN Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) SAN Storage Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Project Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
1 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (85.71%) Linux
2 12 (85.71%) UNIX
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Change Management
1 12 (85.71%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 2 (14.29%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (14.29%) C++
2 2 (14.29%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) MCSE
1 14 (100.00%) CCNA
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (85.71%) CCA
2 12 (85.71%) Citrix Certification
2 12 (85.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (85.71%) NCDA
3 2 (14.29%) MCITP
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) vSphere
2 2 (14.29%) vCloud
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (85.71%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Citrix
2 12 (85.71%) CommVault
2 12 (85.71%) NetApp
2 12 (85.71%) Symantec
2 12 (85.71%) HP
2 12 (85.71%) EMC
2 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 12 (85.71%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Riverbed
3 2 (14.29%) Mitel
3 2 (14.29%) Altiris
3 2 (14.29%) BT