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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 61 - 70
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 10 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.50% - 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.49% - 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 5
Average salary £43,750 - £23,000
90% offered a salary of more than £42,350 - £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 - £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -7.14%
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
182 209 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 27.29% 31.19% 38.30%
Number of salaries quoted 149 175 234
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £52,500 £60,000
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 27 February 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 17 (100.00%) Windows
1 17 (100.00%) Citrix
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (94.12%) SAN
2 16 (94.12%) CCNA
2 16 (94.12%) MCSE
2 16 (94.12%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (88.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (88.24%) MS Exchange
3 15 (88.24%) DHCP
3 15 (88.24%) DNS
3 15 (88.24%) SQL
3 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
4 14 (82.35%) CCA
4 14 (82.35%) Citrix Certification
4 14 (82.35%) HP
4 14 (82.35%) EMC
4 14 (82.35%) CommVault
4 14 (82.35%) NetApp
4 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (82.35%) Symantec
4 14 (82.35%) Linux
4 14 (82.35%) UNIX
4 14 (82.35%) Cisco
4 14 (82.35%) TCP/IP
4 14 (82.35%) SAS
4 14 (82.35%) Fibre Channel
4 14 (82.35%) vSphere
4 14 (82.35%) NCDA
4 14 (82.35%) iSCSI

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 15 (88.24%) MS Exchange
1 15 (88.24%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (82.35%) Exchange Server 2013
2 14 (82.35%) SAS
3 2 (11.76%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (94.12%) SAN
2 15 (88.24%) DHCP
2 15 (88.24%) DNS
3 14 (82.35%) TCP/IP
3 14 (82.35%) iSCSI
3 14 (82.35%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (11.76%) Firewall
4 2 (11.76%) WAN
5 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Storage Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) SAN Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) SAN Storage Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Project Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Blackberry
1 2 (11.76%) Clustering
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) Linux
2 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2003
2 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (82.35%) UNIX
2 14 (82.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Change Management
1 14 (82.35%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
2 2 (11.76%) System Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Software Deployment
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (5.88%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) VB
2 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
3 2 (11.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (94.12%) MCSE
2 16 (94.12%) CCNA
2 16 (94.12%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (82.35%) NCDA
3 14 (82.35%) CCA
3 14 (82.35%) Citrix Certification
3 14 (82.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (17.65%) MCITP
5 1 (5.88%) Degree
5 1 (5.88%) MCP
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) vSphere
2 2 (11.76%) vCloud
2 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (82.35%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.88%) WSUS
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Citrix
2 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
3 14 (82.35%) HP
3 14 (82.35%) EMC
3 14 (82.35%) Symantec
3 14 (82.35%) CommVault
3 14 (82.35%) NetApp
3 14 (82.35%) VMware
3 14 (82.35%) Cisco
4 2 (11.76%) BT
4 2 (11.76%) Mitel
4 2 (11.76%) Altiris
4 2 (11.76%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.88%) MobileIron
5 1 (5.88%) Siemens
5 1 (5.88%) Sophos