The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Guildford region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - 78 72
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 0 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford - 0.78% 0.48%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.94% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 3
Average salary - £42,500 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +93.18%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
Qualifications Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
354 360 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 42.40% 39.96% 43.50%
Number of salaries quoted 285 266 253
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,452 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -
MCSA
Surrey

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 11 July 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Incident Management

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) IPsec
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) NetScreen
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CCDA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) MCTS
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) UAG
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) CommVault