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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 54 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 9 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.64% 1.59% -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.36% 5.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 0
Average salary £27,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
168 189 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 30.66% 30.00% 31.69%
Number of salaries quoted 131 149 153
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Guildford

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
3 13 (86.67%) Windows
4 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (80.00%) VMware
4 12 (80.00%) Windows Server
5 11 (73.33%) Hyper-V
6 10 (66.67%) MS Exchange
7 9 (60.00%) CCNA
7 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (53.33%) MCSE
8 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
8 8 (53.33%) ITIL
8 8 (53.33%) SCCM
9 7 (46.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (46.67%) Firewall
9 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
9 7 (46.67%) CCDA
9 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (40.00%) LAN
10 6 (40.00%) WAN
11 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
11 5 (33.33%) Citrix
11 5 (33.33%) BGP
11 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
11 5 (33.33%) Finance

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (26.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (46.67%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) LAN
2 6 (40.00%) WAN
3 5 (33.33%) BGP
3 5 (33.33%) Network Security
3 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (26.67%) DHCP
4 4 (26.67%) DNS
5 2 (13.33%) NetScaler
5 2 (13.33%) SAN
6 1 (6.67%) VLAN
6 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
2 1 (6.67%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (33.33%) Senior VMware Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Technical Support
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Server Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Support
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Clustering
3 1 (6.67%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 5 (33.33%) Presales
2 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
4 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (60.00%) CCNA
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (53.33%) MCSE
4 7 (46.67%) CCDA
4 7 (46.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (33.33%) VCP5
6 3 (20.00%) MCP
7 2 (13.33%) CCA
7 2 (13.33%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (13.33%) MCITP
8 1 (6.67%) CCNP
8 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
8 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 11 (73.33%) Hyper-V
3 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (33.33%) vSphere
5 3 (20.00%) XenApp
6 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
7 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) SCCM
2 5 (33.33%) SCOrch
3 2 (13.33%) SCVMM
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (6.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 5 (33.33%) Citrix
2 5 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 2 (13.33%) AppSense
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) Intel Security
4 1 (6.67%) Symantec
Guildford, Surrey
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