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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 146 107 182
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +75
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 40 109 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.29% 2.68% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.26% 8.51% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 27 106 44
Median salary £46,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.41% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
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
938 1281 1636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 30.14% 31.47% 34.43%
Number of salaries quoted 775 1111 1436
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,548 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 5 December 2016.

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 5 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +16 14 £50,000 +112.76% 3
Staines +3 11 £46,500 +16.25%
Epsom +1 4 £25,000 -33.33%
Farnham -8 3 £28,000 -9.06% 1
Guildford +17 1 £34,000 +23.63% 1
Weybridge -2 1 £42,500 +23.63%
Leatherhead -3 1 £37,500 -11.76%
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 91 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 72 (79.12%) Microsoft
3 71 (78.02%) Windows
4 62 (68.13%) MCSE
4 62 (68.13%) Windows Server
5 54 (59.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 52 (57.14%) Active Directory
7 48 (52.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 42 (46.15%) MS Exchange
9 37 (40.66%) ITIL
10 36 (39.56%) MS Excel
11 35 (38.46%) VMware
12 29 (31.87%) Hyper-V
13 28 (30.77%) MCP
14 26 (28.57%) Cisco
14 26 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
15 24 (26.37%) SQL Server
16 21 (23.08%) Firewall
16 21 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (20.88%) Data Centre
17 19 (20.88%) MCITP
17 19 (20.88%) HP
18 18 (19.78%) Degree
18 18 (19.78%) Exchange Server 2010
19 17 (18.68%) Office 365
19 17 (18.68%) Windows 7
19 17 (18.68%) SAN
19 17 (18.68%) SLA
20 16 (17.58%) SQL
20 16 (17.58%) High Availability

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 42 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 18 (19.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (9.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (7.69%) SharePoint
5 6 (6.59%) IIS
6 3 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 36 (39.56%) MS Excel
2 11 (12.09%) MS Office
3 2 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.68%) Office 365
2 11 (12.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (5.49%) IaaS
3 5 (5.49%) PaaS
3 5 (5.49%) SaaS
4 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.10%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 21 (23.08%) Firewall
2 17 (18.68%) SAN
3 14 (15.38%) LAN
3 14 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 12 (13.19%) DHCP
4 12 (13.19%) DNS
4 12 (13.19%) WAN
5 8 (8.79%) Internet
6 6 (6.59%) VoIP
7 4 (4.40%) Network Security
7 4 (4.40%) Wireless
8 2 (2.20%) Intranet
8 2 (2.20%) IP Telephony
8 2 (2.20%) WLAN
9 1 (1.10%) BGP
9 1 (1.10%) PBX
9 1 (1.10%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (26.37%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (13.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (13.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (12.09%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (12.09%) Finance
2 6 (6.59%) Local Government
3 5 (5.49%) Multimedia
4 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (35.16%) Support Engineer
2 13 (14.29%) Analyst
3 12 (13.19%) DBA
3 12 (13.19%) SQL DBA
4 10 (10.99%) 2nd Line Support
5 9 (9.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 9 (9.89%) Administrator
6 8 (8.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (8.79%) Technical Support
6 8 (8.79%) Windows Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) Field Engineer
7 7 (7.69%) IT Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) IT Support
8 6 (6.59%) IT Support Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.20%) .NET
1 2 (2.20%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (20.88%) Data Centre
3 11 (12.09%) Management Information System
4 6 (6.59%) Computer Science
5 5 (5.49%) Data Protection Act
5 5 (5.49%) Statistics
6 4 (4.40%) Clustering
7 3 (3.30%) Driving Licence
7 3 (3.30%) HP Storage
8 2 (2.20%) AS400
8 2 (2.20%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.20%) iPad
8 2 (2.20%) iPhone
8 2 (2.20%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 71 (78.02%) Windows
2 62 (68.13%) Windows Server
3 54 (59.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 48 (52.75%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (18.68%) Windows 7
6 12 (13.19%) Windows 8
7 7 (7.69%) Windows 10
8 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (3.30%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (40.66%) ITIL
2 26 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (17.58%) High Availability
4 12 (13.19%) Performance Tuning
5 11 (12.09%) Mentoring
6 10 (10.99%) ITIL V3
7 9 (9.89%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (9.89%) Problem Management
8 8 (8.79%) Business Continuity
9 7 (7.69%) Time Management
10 6 (6.59%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (6.59%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 5 (5.49%) Capacity Management
11 5 (5.49%) Data Analysis
11 5 (5.49%) Data Centre Operations
11 5 (5.49%) Data Management
11 5 (5.49%) Data Protection
11 5 (5.49%) Power Management
11 5 (5.49%) QMS
11 5 (5.49%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.58%) SQL
2 12 (13.19%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.49%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 91 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (68.13%) MCSE
3 28 (30.77%) MCP
4 19 (20.88%) MCITP
5 18 (19.78%) Degree
6 7 (7.69%) CCNA
6 7 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (6.59%) CCENT
8 5 (5.49%) MCTS
8 5 (5.49%) SC Cleared
8 5 (5.49%) Security Cleared
9 3 (3.30%) A+ Certification
10 2 (2.20%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (2.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (2.20%) MOS
11 1 (1.10%) CCDA
11 1 (1.10%) MCSD
11 1 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.68%) SLA
2 5 (5.49%) PCI DSS
2 5 (5.49%) QA
System Software
1 52 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 29 (31.87%) Hyper-V
3 16 (17.58%) vSphere
4 9 (9.89%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (8.79%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (5.49%) Virtual Desktop
7 4 (4.40%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.20%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 13 (14.29%) SCCM
2 7 (7.69%) SCSM
2 7 (7.69%) SCVMM
3 6 (6.59%) SCOM
3 6 (6.59%) WSUS
4 5 (5.49%) Backup Exec
5 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (3.30%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (3.30%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.10%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 72 (79.12%) Microsoft
2 35 (38.46%) VMware
3 26 (28.57%) Cisco
4 19 (20.88%) HP
5 8 (8.79%) Apple
6 7 (7.69%) ZyXEL
7 6 (6.59%) Canon
7 6 (6.59%) Meraki
8 4 (4.40%) Citrix
9 3 (3.30%) Intel Security
10 2 (2.20%) Avaya
10 2 (2.20%) Polycom
10 2 (2.20%) Sophos
10 2 (2.20%) Sybase
10 2 (2.20%) Wyse
11 1 (1.10%) 3Com
11 1 (1.10%) Draytek
11 1 (1.10%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.10%) NETGEAR
11 1 (1.10%) WatchGuard
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Bupa
Posted: 1 hour ago
Woking, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 12 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Plus Bens
Posted: 6 days ago