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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 176 167 180
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +13
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 32 56 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.69% 1.06% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.47% 3.43% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 31 54 34
Average salary £41,500 £31,250 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.80% -4.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.44%
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
1293 1633 1859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 27.87% 30.78% 35.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1104 1398 1487
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,600 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
(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
Staines +3 11 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Guildford +18 5 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Woking +10 3 £40,750 +29.36%
Epsom +9 2 £37,500 +38.88%
Reigate +4 2 £50,000 +86.91% 1
Leatherhead +1 1 £24,500 -13.27%
Horley - 1 £55,000 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 76 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (94.74%) MCSE
3 68 (89.47%) Microsoft
4 65 (85.53%) Windows
5 46 (60.53%) MS Excel
6 45 (59.21%) VMware
7 42 (55.26%) Cisco
8 39 (51.32%) Active Directory
9 38 (50.00%) MCP
10 36 (47.37%) MS Exchange
10 36 (47.37%) MCITP
11 34 (44.74%) SAN
12 32 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
12 32 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
12 32 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
13 28 (36.84%) vSphere
13 28 (36.84%) CCNA
13 28 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
13 28 (36.84%) Backup Exec
14 27 (35.53%) Exchange Server 2010
15 26 (34.21%) Citrix
16 25 (32.89%) HP
17 24 (31.58%) DNS
17 24 (31.58%) DHCP
17 24 (31.58%) SQL
18 23 (30.26%) MS Office
19 20 (26.32%) Citrix Certification
19 20 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
20 19 (25.00%) CCA
20 19 (25.00%) ITIL

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 36 (47.37%) MS Exchange
2 27 (35.53%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (26.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (18.42%) SAS
5 13 (17.11%) Lync
6 10 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (13.16%) IIS
6 10 (13.16%) SharePoint
7 4 (5.26%) GroupWise
8 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.32%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.32%) Apache
9 1 (1.32%) GlassFish
Applications
1 46 (60.53%) MS Excel
2 23 (30.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.53%) Office 365
2 2 (2.63%) PaaS
3 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (44.74%) SAN
2 24 (31.58%) DNS
2 24 (31.58%) DHCP
3 17 (22.37%) TCP/IP
4 16 (21.05%) Firewall
4 16 (21.05%) iSCSI
5 14 (18.42%) Fibre Channel
6 7 (9.21%) WAN
6 7 (9.21%) LAN
7 5 (6.58%) ISDN
7 5 (6.58%) NAS
7 5 (6.58%) H.323
8 4 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (2.63%) VoIP
9 2 (2.63%) VPN
9 2 (2.63%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.32%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.32%) OpenScape
10 1 (1.32%) Kerberos
10 1 (1.32%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 12 (15.79%) SQL Server 2000
3 9 (11.84%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (11.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.32%) MySQL
General
1 4 (5.26%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Legal
3 1 (1.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 21 (27.63%) Support Engineer
2 14 (18.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (18.42%) Storage Engineer
3 12 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
3 12 (15.79%) Server Support
4 11 (14.47%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 10 (13.16%) Server Engineer
5 10 (13.16%) Server Support Engineer
6 9 (11.84%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 9 (11.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (9.21%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) IT Support
10 5 (6.58%) SAN Engineer
11 4 (5.26%) Network Support
11 4 (5.26%) Support Technician
11 4 (5.26%) IT Support Technician
11 4 (5.26%) Senior IT Support
11 4 (5.26%) SAN Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.53%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (14.47%) Management Information System
3 9 (11.84%) Clustering
4 8 (10.53%) Replication
5 5 (6.58%) Blackberry
5 5 (6.58%) PDA
6 2 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.32%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 65 (85.53%) Windows
2 32 (42.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 32 (42.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 32 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (21.05%) UNIX
4 15 (19.74%) Linux
5 10 (13.16%) Windows XP
5 10 (13.16%) Windows 8
6 7 (9.21%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.32%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.32%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.00%) ITIL
2 14 (18.42%) Change Management
2 14 (18.42%) Infrastructure Management
3 12 (15.79%) Service Delivery
4 11 (14.47%) Data Protection
5 10 (13.16%) Technical Architecture
6 9 (11.84%) Asset Management
7 4 (5.26%) Migration
7 4 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.95%) Information Security
8 3 (3.95%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.32%) Project Management
9 1 (1.32%) Logistics
9 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (1.32%) Software Asset Management
9 1 (1.32%) Mobile Device Management
9 1 (1.32%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 24 (31.58%) SQL
2 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.32%) VB
3 1 (1.32%) Perl
Qualifications
1 76 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (94.74%) MCSE
3 38 (50.00%) MCP
4 36 (47.37%) MCITP
5 28 (36.84%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (36.84%) CCNA
6 20 (26.32%) Citrix Certification
7 19 (25.00%) CCA
7 19 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (19.74%) NCDA
9 8 (10.53%) MCDST
10 3 (3.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (2.63%) MCTS
12 1 (1.32%) CCIA
12 1 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.84%) SLA
2 3 (3.95%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (51.32%) Active Directory
2 28 (36.84%) vSphere
3 18 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (11.84%) VMware ESX
5 6 (7.89%) XenApp
5 6 (7.89%) XenDesktop
6 4 (5.26%) Hyper-V
7 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.32%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 28 (36.84%) Backup Exec
2 13 (17.11%) SCCM
3 10 (13.16%) WSUS
4 9 (11.84%) McAfee ePO
4 9 (11.84%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (2.63%) SCOM
7 1 (1.32%) Cacti
7 1 (1.32%) Nagios
7 1 (1.32%) AppManager
Vendors
1 68 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 45 (59.21%) VMware
3 42 (55.26%) Cisco
4 26 (34.21%) Citrix
5 25 (32.89%) HP
6 17 (22.37%) EMC
6 17 (22.37%) Symantec
7 16 (21.05%) NetApp
8 14 (18.42%) CommVault
9 9 (11.84%) McAfee
10 8 (10.53%) ServiceNow
11 4 (5.26%) Apple
11 4 (5.26%) Novell
12 1 (1.32%) Siemens
12 1 (1.32%) IBM
12 1 (1.32%) Oracle
12 1 (1.32%) Sophos
12 1 (1.32%) Kaseya
12 1 (1.32%) MobileIron
Staines, Middlesex
Kelway Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Banstead, Surrey
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago