The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 110 197 195
Rank change year-on-year
+87 -2
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 108 21 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 2.44% 0.43% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.08% 1.31% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 94 19 16
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
MCSA
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Qualifications Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1525 1607 1604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 34.42% 32.95% 33.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1336 1404 1289
Average salary £42,500 £43,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.73% -3.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

MCSA
Salary Trend in Surrey

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Surrey region.

MCSA Salary Trend in Surrey

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Surrey

MCSA
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Egham - 26 £45,000 - 1
Redhill - 15 £35,000 - 1
Leatherhead -1 10 £27,500 -40.54% 1
Reigate +14 5 £55,000 +134.04%
Staines - 5 £30,500 -
Guildford - 4 £30,000 - 3
Epsom - 2 £40,000 - 2
Woking - 2 £29,750 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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.

1 140 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 112 (80.00%) Windows
3 110 (78.57%) Microsoft
4 101 (72.14%) MCSE
5 87 (62.14%) MCP
6 79 (56.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 75 (53.57%) MCITP
8 68 (48.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 67 (47.86%) ITIL
10 59 (42.14%) VMware
11 58 (41.43%) Cisco
12 57 (40.71%) MS Exchange
13 56 (40.00%) DHCP
14 55 (39.29%) DNS
15 54 (38.57%) SCCM
16 53 (37.86%) VMware Infrastructure
17 52 (37.14%) MS Excel
18 51 (36.43%) Windows 7
19 50 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
19 50 (35.71%) Active Directory
20 47 (33.57%) Firewall
21 44 (31.43%) Linux
22 42 (30.00%) Symantec
22 42 (30.00%) Hyper-V
23 41 (29.29%) Lync
23 41 (29.29%) Backup Exec
24 39 (27.86%) SQL Server
25 38 (27.14%) IIS
25 38 (27.14%) Migration
25 38 (27.14%) Clustering

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 57 (40.71%) MS Exchange
2 50 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (29.29%) Lync
4 38 (27.14%) IIS
5 11 (7.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (4.29%) SharePoint
7 5 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.71%) SAS
Applications
1 52 (37.14%) MS Excel
2 18 (12.86%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) MS Project
3 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.43%) Office 365
2 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 56 (40.00%) DHCP
2 55 (39.29%) DNS
3 47 (33.57%) Firewall
4 35 (25.00%) SAN
4 35 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 28 (20.00%) Skype
6 24 (17.14%) LAN
7 22 (15.71%) VPN
8 19 (13.57%) WAN
9 18 (12.86%) iSCSI
10 16 (11.43%) VLAN
11 14 (10.00%) TCP/IP
12 13 (9.29%) VoIP
13 4 (2.86%) PBX
13 4 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (2.86%) Network Security
14 3 (2.14%) IP Telephony
14 3 (2.14%) H.323
14 3 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
14 3 (2.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (27.86%) SQL Server
2 37 (26.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (25.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.71%) Toad
1 1 (0.71%) AdminStudio
General
1 4 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (27.86%) Administrator
2 36 (25.71%) Systems Administrator
3 26 (18.57%) Support Engineer
4 15 (10.71%) Server Support
4 15 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
5 13 (9.29%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 11 (7.86%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 11 (7.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (7.86%) Desktop Engineer
7 10 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
8 9 (6.43%) Systems Support
8 9 (6.43%) Analyst
8 9 (6.43%) Wintel Support
9 8 (5.71%) Server Engineer
10 7 (5.00%) NOC Engineer
11 6 (4.29%) ICT Support Engineer
11 6 (4.29%) ICT Engineer
12 5 (3.57%) Platform Engineer
12 5 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 5 (3.57%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.86%) Software Packaging
2 1 (0.71%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 38 (27.14%) Clustering
2 17 (12.14%) Blackberry
3 15 (10.71%) EqualLogic
4 14 (10.00%) AS400
5 13 (9.29%) iPhone
5 13 (9.29%) iPad
5 13 (9.29%) Data Centre
6 11 (7.86%) Replication
6 11 (7.86%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.43%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 112 (80.00%) Windows
2 79 (56.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 68 (48.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 51 (36.43%) Windows 7
5 44 (31.43%) Linux
6 22 (15.71%) Windows 8
7 18 (12.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (9.29%) Windows Mobile
9 8 (5.71%) UNIX
10 4 (2.86%) Android
11 1 (0.71%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (47.86%) ITIL
2 38 (27.14%) Migration
3 35 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 26 (18.57%) Asset Management
5 18 (12.86%) Project Management
6 13 (9.29%) Service Management
6 13 (9.29%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (9.29%) Performance Monitoring
7 12 (8.57%) PRINCE2
8 11 (7.86%) Mentoring
8 11 (7.86%) Patch Management
9 9 (6.43%) Change Control
10 8 (5.71%) Service Delivery
10 8 (5.71%) Data Protection
11 6 (4.29%) BCP
11 6 (4.29%) SDLC
12 5 (3.57%) Business Continuity
13 4 (2.86%) Project Planning
14 3 (2.14%) Technical Architecture
14 3 (2.14%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.14%) SQL
2 2 (1.43%) C
3 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
3 1 (0.71%) T-SQL
3 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 140 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 101 (72.14%) MCSE
3 87 (62.14%) MCP
4 75 (53.57%) MCITP
5 22 (15.71%) CCNA
5 22 (15.71%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (9.29%) ITIL Certification
7 11 (7.86%) MCDST
8 5 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (3.57%) CCNP
8 5 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
9 4 (2.86%) CCA
10 2 (1.43%) MCTS
10 2 (1.43%) Degree
11 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
11 1 (0.71%) CCIA
11 1 (0.71%) MCSM
11 1 (0.71%) OCP
11 1 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.57%) SLA
2 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 53 (37.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (35.71%) Active Directory
3 42 (30.00%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.43%) vSphere
5 5 (3.57%) Terminal Server
6 3 (2.14%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.43%) XenApp
7 2 (1.43%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.71%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 54 (38.57%) SCCM
2 41 (29.29%) Backup Exec
3 37 (26.43%) SCOM
4 35 (25.00%) WSUS
5 4 (2.86%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.71%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.71%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 110 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 59 (42.14%) VMware
3 58 (41.43%) Cisco
4 42 (30.00%) Symantec
5 25 (17.86%) Citrix
6 20 (14.29%) Dell
7 11 (7.86%) ServiceNow
8 10 (7.14%) EMC
9 6 (4.29%) Veeam
10 4 (2.86%) Mitel
11 3 (2.14%) McAfee
11 3 (2.14%) NetApp
11 3 (2.14%) Apple
11 3 (2.14%) HP
12 2 (1.43%) IBM
12 2 (1.43%) Avaya
12 2 (1.43%) SonicWALL
12 2 (1.43%) Ruckus Wireless
13 1 (0.71%) 3PAR
13 1 (0.71%) MobileIron
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