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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 51 73 72
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 5 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.31% 0.48% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.97% 1.38% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
126 217 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 32.98% 34.39% 38.92%
Number of salaries quoted 116 192 195
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Guildford

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 Guildford region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) MCSE
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 8 (88.89%) MCP
3 7 (77.78%) DNS
3 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
3 7 (77.78%) DHCP
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (77.78%) Hyper-V
4 6 (66.67%) SCCM
4 6 (66.67%) SCVMM
4 6 (66.67%) SCSM
4 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
5 5 (55.56%) SCOM
6 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 3 (33.33%) Internet
6 3 (33.33%) MCITP
7 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
7 2 (22.22%) Sophos
7 2 (22.22%) A+ Certification
7 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (22.22%) Data Privacy
7 2 (22.22%) Office 365
7 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
7 2 (22.22%) Time Management
8 1 (11.11%) PowerShell

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 7 (77.78%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) DHCP
1 7 (77.78%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) PBX
3 1 (11.11%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Support Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) IT Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) IT Support
3 3 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) 1st Line Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Operations Support Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Technical Support
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Data Privacy
1 2 (22.22%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
1 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) MCSE
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (88.89%) MCP
3 3 (33.33%) MCITP
4 2 (22.22%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) SCCM
1 6 (66.67%) SCSM
1 6 (66.67%) SCVMM
2 5 (55.56%) SCOM
3 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Sophos
3 1 (11.11%) WatchGuard