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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 72 70 76
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 3 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.47% 0.14% 0.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.37% 0.45% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 7
Average salary £38,500 £50,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.00% +26.58%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
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
219 224 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 34.43% 31.59% 38.34%
Number of salaries quoted 196 198 298
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,588 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 October 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%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) BT
2 2 (66.67%) Mitel
2 2 (66.67%) Altiris
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Riverbed
2 2 (66.67%) vCloud
2 2 (66.67%) Lync
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) SAN Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 2 (66.67%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) VB
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) NCDA
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) CCA
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) vCloud
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) BT
2 2 (66.67%) Mitel
2 2 (66.67%) Altiris
2 2 (66.67%) Riverbed
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) CommVault
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Symantec
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) EMC