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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 194 184 188
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 25 24 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.53% 0.51% 0.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.58% 1.58% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 23 24 33
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £31,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £36,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.76%
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
1584 1523 2013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 33.64% 32.29% 38.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1378 1265 1703
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 23 September 2014.

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 23 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Reigate - 6 £23,250 -
Staines - 3 £41,500 - 1
Leatherhead - 3 £60,000 - 1
Guildford +9 1 £38,500 -20.20%
Chertsey -7 1 - -
Redhill - 1 £47,500 - 2
Thames Ditton - 1 £27,500 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 62 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (70.97%) MCSE
3 39 (62.90%) Windows
4 38 (61.29%) Microsoft
5 29 (46.77%) MS Excel
6 25 (40.32%) Firewall
7 24 (38.71%) HP
8 23 (37.10%) SAN
8 23 (37.10%) SQL Server
8 23 (37.10%) ITIL
9 22 (35.48%) MCITP
10 21 (33.87%) Active Directory
10 21 (33.87%) VMware
11 18 (29.03%) CCNA
11 18 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (29.03%) Cisco
11 18 (29.03%) SQL
11 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 18 (29.03%) Hyper-V
12 17 (27.42%) Lync
12 17 (27.42%) MS Exchange
13 16 (25.81%) SLA
14 14 (22.58%) MCP
15 13 (20.97%) SolarWinds
15 13 (20.97%) Cisco ASA
16 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
16 12 (19.35%) MOS
16 12 (19.35%) DNS
16 12 (19.35%) Juniper
17 11 (17.74%) Oracle

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 17 (27.42%) MS Exchange
1 17 (27.42%) Lync
2 10 (16.13%) SharePoint
3 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (11.29%) Moodle
4 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (6.45%) IIS
4 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.61%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.61%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.61%) Apache
5 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 29 (46.77%) MS Excel
2 9 (14.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (40.32%) Firewall
2 23 (37.10%) SAN
3 13 (20.97%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (19.35%) DNS
5 10 (16.13%) WAN
5 10 (16.13%) FWSM
6 9 (14.52%) LAN
6 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
6 9 (14.52%) VPN
6 9 (14.52%) Internet
7 8 (12.90%) ADSL
7 8 (12.90%) Ethernet
8 6 (9.68%) NAS
9 5 (8.06%) Broadband
10 3 (4.84%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (4.84%) IP Telephony
10 3 (4.84%) iSCSI
11 2 (3.23%) SHDSL
11 2 (3.23%) Intranet
11 2 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (37.10%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (11.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (11.29%) Oracle Database
4 5 (8.06%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (8.06%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (3.23%) Ingres
7 1 (1.61%) MySQL
General
1 7 (11.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.61%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (32.26%) Analyst
2 11 (17.74%) DBA
2 11 (17.74%) Service Analyst
2 11 (17.74%) Service Desk Analyst
2 11 (17.74%) SQL DBA
3 10 (16.13%) SQL Server DBA
4 7 (11.29%) Consultant
5 6 (9.68%) Support Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (9.68%) Administrator
6 5 (8.06%) Server Administrator
7 4 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Service Desk Engineer
7 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.45%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) Server Support
8 3 (4.84%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (4.84%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.13%) Clustering
2 8 (12.90%) Firmware
3 6 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.06%) Blackberry
5 4 (6.45%) LIMS
6 3 (4.84%) EqualLogic
6 3 (4.84%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.23%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (3.23%) iPhone
7 2 (3.23%) iPad
7 2 (3.23%) Client/Server
7 2 (3.23%) AS400
8 1 (1.61%) VLE
8 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.61%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 39 (62.90%) Windows
2 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (12.90%) Linux
4 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (8.06%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.84%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.84%) UNIX
6 3 (4.84%) Mac OS X
6 3 (4.84%) Windows 2000
7 2 (3.23%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.10%) ITIL
2 9 (14.52%) ITIL V3
2 9 (14.52%) Network Monitoring
3 8 (12.90%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (11.29%) High Availability
5 6 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (8.06%) PRINCE2
6 5 (8.06%) Migration
7 4 (6.45%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.84%) Supplier Management
8 3 (4.84%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.84%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (4.84%) Penetration Testing
8 3 (4.84%) Performance Testing
8 3 (4.84%) Test Strategy
8 3 (4.84%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (3.23%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.23%) Project Management
10 1 (1.61%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (29.03%) SQL
2 9 (14.52%) C
3 6 (9.68%) T-SQL
4 5 (8.06%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.61%) VB
6 1 (1.61%) C++
6 1 (1.61%) Perl
Qualifications
1 62 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (70.97%) MCSE
3 22 (35.48%) MCITP
4 18 (29.03%) CCNA
4 18 (29.03%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (22.58%) MCP
6 12 (19.35%) MOS
6 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
7 11 (17.74%) MCTS
7 11 (17.74%) Network+ Certification
8 9 (14.52%) Degree
9 4 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (4.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (4.84%) A+ Certification
11 2 (3.23%) SC Cleared
11 2 (3.23%) CCNP
11 2 (3.23%) VCAP
11 2 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (1.61%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.81%) SLA
2 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 21 (33.87%) Active Directory
2 18 (29.03%) Hyper-V
3 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (11.29%) VMware ESX
5 6 (9.68%) UAG
6 5 (8.06%) Forefront TMG
6 5 (8.06%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (6.45%) vSphere
7 4 (6.45%) vCloud
8 3 (4.84%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (1.61%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.61%) ISA Server
9 1 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (12.90%) Backup Exec
2 3 (4.84%) SCCM
3 2 (3.23%) SCOM
4 1 (1.61%) Cacti
4 1 (1.61%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.61%) Nagios
4 1 (1.61%) AppManager
Vendors
1 38 (61.29%) Microsoft
2 24 (38.71%) HP
3 21 (33.87%) VMware
4 18 (29.03%) Cisco
5 13 (20.97%) SolarWinds
6 12 (19.35%) Juniper
7 11 (17.74%) Oracle
8 10 (16.13%) Citrix
8 10 (16.13%) F5
9 9 (14.52%) BMC
9 9 (14.52%) CheckPoint
10 8 (12.90%) Dell
10 8 (12.90%) Sophos
10 8 (12.90%) BT
11 7 (11.29%) Barracuda Networks
12 6 (9.68%) Apple
13 4 (6.45%) EMC
13 4 (6.45%) IBM
14 3 (4.84%) Symantec
14 3 (4.84%) Avaya
Staines, Middlesex
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 to £65000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Gas & Power Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum = bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £26,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago