The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Surrey region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 162 177 184
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +7
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 56 39 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.05% 0.74% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.43% 2.11% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 54 34 36
Average salary £31,250 £32,750 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.58% -3.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,750
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +5.34%
Qualifications Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1632 1844 2179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 30.72% 34.83% 35.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1398 1473 1937
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCSA
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reigate - 6 £26,750 -
Leatherhead -19 4 £28,250 +22.82%
Guildford -4 3 £35,000 -20.00% 1
Woking -13 3 £31,500 +3.27% 1
Staines - 3 £45,000 -
Shepperton +5 2 £26,750 +48.61%
Weybridge -10 2 £31,500 -55.00%
Chertsey - 2 - -
Egham - 2 £30,500 -
Epsom - 1 £27,000 -
Camberley - 1 £32,500 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 108 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 87 (80.56%) MCSE
3 82 (75.93%) Microsoft
4 60 (55.56%) Windows
5 54 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 50 (46.30%) Cisco
7 46 (42.59%) ITIL
7 46 (42.59%) Firewall
8 44 (40.74%) SQL Server
8 44 (40.74%) MS Excel
9 40 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
10 39 (36.11%) Cisco Certification
11 38 (35.19%) CCNA
12 34 (31.48%) MS Exchange
13 30 (27.78%) SQL
13 30 (27.78%) SAN
13 30 (27.78%) VMware
13 30 (27.78%) MOS
14 29 (26.85%) MCITP
14 29 (26.85%) Network+ Certification
15 27 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
16 26 (24.07%) Juniper
17 25 (23.15%) F5
17 25 (23.15%) FWSM
18 24 (22.22%) Hyper-V
18 24 (22.22%) MCP
18 24 (22.22%) DNS
19 23 (21.30%) SQL Server 2008
19 23 (21.30%) Windows Server 2012
20 22 (20.37%) Lync

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 34 (31.48%) MS Exchange
2 22 (20.37%) Lync
3 17 (15.74%) IIS
4 15 (13.89%) SharePoint
5 10 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (7.41%) Moodle
7 5 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (2.78%) IBM Notes
9 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.93%) Apache
Applications
1 44 (40.74%) MS Excel
2 15 (13.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.93%) SalesLogix
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.19%) Office 365
2 8 (7.41%) SaaS
2 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (42.59%) Firewall
2 30 (27.78%) SAN
3 27 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 25 (23.15%) FWSM
5 24 (22.22%) DNS
6 17 (15.74%) Internet
6 17 (15.74%) LAN
7 13 (12.04%) VPN
8 10 (9.26%) Wireless
9 8 (7.41%) ADSL
9 8 (7.41%) WAN
9 8 (7.41%) Ethernet
10 6 (5.56%) TCP/IP
11 4 (3.70%) iSCSI
11 4 (3.70%) Broadband
11 4 (3.70%) SSL
11 4 (3.70%) DHCP
11 4 (3.70%) VoIP
12 3 (2.78%) NAS
12 3 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 23 (21.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (12.04%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (9.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (8.33%) Oracle Database
6 8 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (7.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.93%) Informix
7 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
General
1 11 (10.19%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.85%) Legal
2 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.93%) Finance
3 1 (0.93%) German Language
Job Titles
1 45 (41.67%) Analyst
2 30 (27.78%) Service Analyst
2 30 (27.78%) Service Desk Analyst
3 29 (26.85%) Administrator
4 19 (17.59%) Systems Administrator
5 16 (14.81%) DBA
5 16 (14.81%) Server Administrator
5 16 (14.81%) SQL DBA
6 15 (13.89%) SQL Server DBA
6 15 (13.89%) Support Analyst
7 9 (8.33%) Technical Support
7 9 (8.33%) Server Support
8 8 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (7.41%) Technical Support Analyst
9 7 (6.48%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (6.48%) Windows Administrator
9 7 (6.48%) Windows Systems Administrator
10 5 (4.63%) Architect
10 5 (4.63%) Technical Architect
10 5 (4.63%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (7.41%) Web Services
2 1 (0.93%) .NET
2 1 (0.93%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.52%) Clustering
2 19 (17.59%) Firmware
3 10 (9.26%) LIMS
4 3 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.85%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.93%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.93%) iPhone
6 1 (0.93%) CMDB
6 1 (0.93%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 60 (55.56%) Windows
2 40 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (21.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (17.59%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (11.11%) Linux
6 9 (8.33%) Windows 2000
7 7 (6.48%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.70%) Windows 8
8 4 (3.70%) UNIX
8 4 (3.70%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (1.85%) Solaris
10 1 (0.93%) AIX
10 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.93%) CentOS
10 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (42.59%) ITIL
2 18 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 11 (10.19%) Incident Management
4 9 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 9 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (7.41%) CRM
6 7 (6.48%) Information Management
7 6 (5.56%) Service Delivery
8 5 (4.63%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.63%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (4.63%) Load Balancing
9 4 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (3.70%) High Availability
9 4 (3.70%) E-Commerce
10 3 (2.78%) Network Management
10 3 (2.78%) Asset Management
10 3 (2.78%) Supplier Management
11 2 (1.85%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 30 (27.78%) SQL
2 13 (12.04%) T-SQL
3 10 (9.26%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.63%) C
5 4 (3.70%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.93%) Java
Qualifications
1 108 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 87 (80.56%) MCSE
3 39 (36.11%) Cisco Certification
4 38 (35.19%) CCNA
5 30 (27.78%) MOS
6 29 (26.85%) MCITP
6 29 (26.85%) Network+ Certification
7 24 (22.22%) MCP
8 19 (17.59%) Degree
8 19 (17.59%) MCTS
9 13 (12.04%) Security Cleared
10 8 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (5.56%) CCNP
11 6 (5.56%) A+ Certification
11 6 (5.56%) MCDBA
12 5 (4.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 3 (2.78%) CCDA
15 1 (0.93%) Postgraduate
15 1 (0.93%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (19.44%) SLA
2 2 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 54 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 24 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 12 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (9.26%) vSphere
4 10 (9.26%) VMware ESX
5 8 (7.41%) Oracle RMAN
6 7 (6.48%) UAG
7 5 (4.63%) Forefront TMG
8 4 (3.70%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.93%) XenServer
9 1 (0.93%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (9.26%) WSUS
2 8 (7.41%) Backup Exec
3 2 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.85%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.93%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.93%) AppManager
4 1 (0.93%) Sysprep
4 1 (0.93%) SCCM
Vendors
1 82 (75.93%) Microsoft
2 50 (46.30%) Cisco
3 30 (27.78%) VMware
4 26 (24.07%) Juniper
5 25 (23.15%) F5
6 20 (18.52%) SolarWinds
7 17 (15.74%) CheckPoint
8 16 (14.81%) HP
9 13 (12.04%) Oracle
10 9 (8.33%) BMC
11 8 (7.41%) Barracuda Networks
11 8 (7.41%) BT
11 8 (7.41%) Sophos
12 6 (5.56%) Dell
12 6 (5.56%) Citrix
13 5 (4.63%) McAfee
14 3 (2.78%) Avaya
14 3 (2.78%) Lotus
14 3 (2.78%) Mitel
15 2 (1.85%) Kaseya
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £22,000 to £27,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Fidessa
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 22 days ago