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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank - 88 75
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford - 0.22% 0.29%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.57% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Average salary - £48,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +37.85%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +16.12%
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
272 352 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 39.14% 39.51% 39.21%
Number of salaries quoted 218 259 237
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 21 August 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%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) CCDA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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