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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 72 - 88
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 8 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.15% - 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.32% - 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Median salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.35% -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
241 187 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 34.63% 26.64% 37.17%
Number of salaries quoted 165 155 283
Median salary £55,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.56% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 18 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 17 (94.44%) VMware
2 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
3 16 (88.89%) CCNA
3 16 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (88.89%) Firewall
3 16 (88.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 16 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (72.22%) ITIL
4 13 (72.22%) MCSE
5 11 (61.11%) PRINCE2
5 11 (61.11%) Citrix
5 11 (61.11%) Functional Testing
5 11 (61.11%) vMotion
5 11 (61.11%) XenApp
5 11 (61.11%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (61.11%) Skype for Business
5 11 (61.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (61.11%) Change Control
5 11 (61.11%) Test Strategy
5 11 (61.11%) MCITP
5 11 (61.11%) VLAN
5 11 (61.11%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (61.11%) Performance Testing
5 11 (61.11%) CESG
5 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
5 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared

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 11 (61.11%) Skype for Business
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) Firewall
2 11 (61.11%) VLAN
3 5 (27.78%) BGP
3 5 (27.78%) LAN
3 5 (27.78%) Network Security
3 5 (27.78%) WAN
4 2 (11.11%) DHCP
4 2 (11.11%) DNS
4 2 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Project Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Server Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Server Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) VMware Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) CESG
2 5 (27.78%) Cybercrime
2 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 16 (88.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 16 (88.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) ITIL
2 11 (61.11%) Change Control
2 11 (61.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (61.11%) Functional Testing
2 11 (61.11%) Performance Testing
2 11 (61.11%) PRINCE2
2 11 (61.11%) Test Strategy
2 11 (61.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Presales
3 5 (27.78%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (88.89%) CCNA
2 16 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (88.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 13 (72.22%) MCSE
4 11 (61.11%) MCITP
4 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
4 11 (61.11%) Security Cleared
5 5 (27.78%) CCDA
5 5 (27.78%) VCP5
6 1 (5.56%) MCP
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) VMware ESXi
1 11 (61.11%) XenApp
2 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
3 6 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (27.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 11 (61.11%) vMotion
2 5 (27.78%) SCCM
2 5 (27.78%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) Microsoft
1 17 (94.44%) VMware
2 11 (61.11%) Citrix
3 5 (27.78%) Fortinet