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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
South East / Surrey
Rank 127 135 174
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +39
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 37 65 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.40% 1.68% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.73% 5.66% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 26 62 41
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%

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
782 1148 1394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 29.55% 29.73% 32.23%
Number of salaries quoted 676 984 1167
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of job ads across the Surrey region citing MCSA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 January 2017.

MCSA Salary Histogram in Surrey

MCSA
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Woking +28 18 £50,000 +170.27%
Guildford +29 9 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Staines -3 5 £46,500 +12.04%
Leatherhead +1 2 £36,500 +48.97% 1
Weybridge +3 1 £42,500 +36.00%
Farnham -16 1 £30,000 -2.56%
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing MCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 84 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 68 (80.95%) Microsoft
3 61 (72.62%) Windows
4 54 (64.29%) MCSE
4 54 (64.29%) Windows Server
5 51 (60.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (51.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 43 (51.19%) ITIL
7 42 (50.00%) Active Directory
8 35 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 32 (38.10%) VMware
10 29 (34.52%) MS Excel
11 27 (32.14%) Cisco
12 25 (29.76%) MS Exchange
12 25 (29.76%) SQL Server
13 23 (27.38%) High Availability
14 22 (26.19%) SLA
15 21 (25.00%) SQL
15 21 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
15 21 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
16 20 (23.81%) Firewall
17 19 (22.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 19 (22.62%) SQL Server 2005
17 19 (22.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 19 (22.62%) Performance Tuning
18 18 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
19 17 (20.24%) MCP
20 16 (19.05%) MCITP
20 16 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
21 15 (17.86%) vSphere

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (29.76%) MS Exchange
2 18 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (13.10%) SharePoint
4 7 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (5.95%) IIS
6 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.19%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (34.52%) MS Excel
2 14 (16.67%) MS Office
3 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (14.29%) Office 365
3 7 (8.33%) IaaS
3 7 (8.33%) PaaS
3 7 (8.33%) SaaS
4 1 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 20 (23.81%) Firewall
2 14 (16.67%) SAN
3 11 (13.10%) TCP/IP
4 9 (10.71%) LAN
4 9 (10.71%) WAN
5 6 (7.14%) VoIP
6 3 (3.57%) Internet
7 2 (2.38%) 3G
7 2 (2.38%) DHCP
7 2 (2.38%) DNS
7 2 (2.38%) Network Security
8 1 (1.19%) PBX
8 1 (1.19%) Unified Communications
8 1 (1.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (29.76%) SQL Server
2 21 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (22.62%) SQL Server 2005
3 19 (22.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (22.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 14 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) MSI
2 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (10.71%) Finance
2 7 (8.33%) Multimedia
3 2 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 19 (22.62%) DBA
2 19 (22.62%) SQL DBA
3 17 (20.24%) Administrator
4 12 (14.29%) Analyst
5 11 (13.10%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 10 (11.90%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (11.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (10.71%) Network Administrator
7 9 (10.71%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (8.33%) Data Analyst
8 7 (8.33%) Data Centre Analyst
8 7 (8.33%) Data Centre Operations Analyst
8 7 (8.33%) Field Engineer
8 7 (8.33%) Operations Analyst
9 6 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
10 5 (5.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (5.95%) Lead Systems Engineer
10 5 (5.95%) Service Desk Engineer
10 5 (5.95%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) Software Packaging
2 1 (1.19%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (15.48%) Management Information System
3 10 (11.90%) Data Centre
4 7 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 7 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
4 7 (8.33%) Statistics
5 4 (4.76%) Clustering
6 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 61 (72.62%) Windows
2 54 (64.29%) Windows Server
3 51 (60.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 43 (51.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (13.10%) Windows 7
5 11 (13.10%) Windows 8
6 9 (10.71%) Mac OS X
7 6 (7.14%) Windows 10
8 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (51.19%) ITIL
2 35 (41.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 23 (27.38%) High Availability
4 19 (22.62%) Performance Tuning
5 14 (16.67%) ITIL V3
6 9 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (10.71%) Mentoring
6 9 (10.71%) Time Management
7 8 (9.52%) Problem Management
8 7 (8.33%) Business Continuity
8 7 (8.33%) Capacity Management
8 7 (8.33%) Data Analysis
8 7 (8.33%) Data Centre Operations
8 7 (8.33%) Data Management
8 7 (8.33%) Data Modelling
8 7 (8.33%) Data Protection
8 7 (8.33%) Power Management
8 7 (8.33%) QMS
9 6 (7.14%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 4 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.00%) SQL
2 11 (13.10%) PowerShell
3 7 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 84 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (64.29%) MCSE
3 17 (20.24%) MCP
4 16 (19.05%) MCITP
5 14 (16.67%) CCNA
5 14 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (15.48%) Degree
7 8 (9.52%) CCENT
8 7 (8.33%) SC Cleared
8 7 (8.33%) Security Cleared
9 5 (5.95%) A+ Certification
10 2 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (1.19%) MCSD
11 1 (1.19%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (26.19%) SLA
2 7 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 7 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 42 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (17.86%) vSphere
3 14 (16.67%) Hyper-V
4 9 (10.71%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.76%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) Backup Exec
1 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (2.38%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.38%) Sysprep
2 2 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 68 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 32 (38.10%) VMware
3 27 (32.14%) Cisco
4 12 (14.29%) HP
5 7 (8.33%) ZyXEL
6 6 (7.14%) Apple
6 6 (7.14%) Canon
6 6 (7.14%) Meraki
7 4 (4.76%) Citrix
8 2 (2.38%) Dell
8 2 (2.38%) Intel Security
8 2 (2.38%) LANDesk
8 2 (2.38%) Sophos
8 2 (2.38%) SunGard
9 1 (1.19%) 3Com
9 1 (1.19%) Draytek
9 1 (1.19%) NETGEAR
9 1 (1.19%) WatchGuard
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