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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 194 200 197
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 21 16 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.42% 0.33% 0.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.28% 0.99% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 19 16 26
Average salary £38,500 £41,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.22% +27.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £32,500 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £36,250 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +16.93%
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
1640 1622 2054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 32.73% 33.12% 37.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1434 1310 1749
Average salary £43,250 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 - 8 £23,500 - 1
Leatherhead - 2 £46,250 -
Chertsey -17 1 - -
Thames Ditton - 1 £29,000 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 64 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (73.44%) MCSE
3 39 (60.94%) Windows
4 35 (54.69%) Microsoft
5 29 (45.31%) MS Excel
6 28 (43.75%) SQL Server
7 25 (39.06%) SQL
8 24 (37.50%) ITIL
9 22 (34.38%) Active Directory
9 22 (34.38%) SAN
10 21 (32.81%) HP
10 21 (32.81%) Firewall
11 20 (31.25%) VMware
12 19 (29.69%) CCNA
12 19 (29.69%) Cisco Certification
12 19 (29.69%) Windows Server 2008
13 18 (28.13%) Hyper-V
13 18 (28.13%) MS Exchange
14 17 (26.56%) MCITP
15 15 (23.44%) MCP
15 15 (23.44%) Security Cleared
15 15 (23.44%) Lync
16 14 (21.88%) SolarWinds
16 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
16 14 (21.88%) SLA
16 14 (21.88%) Cisco
17 13 (20.31%) VPN
17 13 (20.31%) DNS
17 13 (20.31%) MCTS
18 12 (18.75%) Cisco ASA

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 18 (28.13%) MS Exchange
2 15 (23.44%) Lync
3 10 (15.63%) SharePoint
4 8 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (9.38%) Moodle
6 5 (7.81%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (3.13%) IBM Notes
9 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 29 (45.31%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) SalesLogix
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (34.38%) SAN
2 21 (32.81%) Firewall
3 13 (20.31%) VPN
3 13 (20.31%) DNS
4 12 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (14.06%) LAN
5 9 (14.06%) WAN
5 9 (14.06%) TCP/IP
5 9 (14.06%) FWSM
6 7 (10.94%) ADSL
6 7 (10.94%) Ethernet
6 7 (10.94%) Internet
7 6 (9.38%) NAS
8 5 (7.81%) Broadband
9 4 (6.25%) iSCSI
10 3 (4.69%) SSL
10 3 (4.69%) VoIP
10 3 (4.69%) Fibre Channel
11 2 (3.13%) IP Telephony
11 2 (3.13%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (14.06%) Oracle Database
4 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.56%) Ingres
General
1 7 (10.94%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (31.25%) Analyst
2 16 (25.00%) DBA
2 16 (25.00%) SQL DBA
3 15 (23.44%) SQL Server DBA
4 11 (17.19%) Service Desk Analyst
4 11 (17.19%) Service Analyst
5 10 (15.63%) Administrator
6 9 (14.06%) Server Administrator
7 5 (7.81%) Consultant
8 4 (6.25%) Service Desk Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Technical Architect
8 4 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Support Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Support Analyst
8 4 (6.25%) Architect
9 3 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (4.69%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (4.69%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.69%) IT Architect
10 2 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) ODBC
1 1 (1.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Firmware
2 6 (9.38%) Clustering
3 4 (6.25%) LIMS
3 4 (6.25%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.56%) AS400
5 1 (1.56%) Statistics
5 1 (1.56%) EqualLogic
5 1 (1.56%) iPad
5 1 (1.56%) iPhone
5 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (60.94%) Windows
2 19 (29.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (17.19%) Linux
5 6 (9.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.25%) Windows XP
7 3 (4.69%) UNIX
7 3 (4.69%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.13%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.56%) AIX
9 1 (1.56%) Solaris
9 1 (1.56%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.56%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (37.50%) ITIL
2 8 (12.50%) ITIL V3
2 8 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 7 (10.94%) PRINCE2
3 7 (10.94%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (10.94%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (10.94%) High Availability
4 6 (9.38%) Load Balancing
5 5 (7.81%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (7.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (6.25%) Migration
6 4 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 3 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (4.69%) Project Management
7 3 (4.69%) Test Strategy
7 3 (4.69%) Supplier Management
7 3 (4.69%) Incident Management
7 3 (4.69%) Performance Testing
8 2 (3.13%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.13%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.06%) SQL
2 12 (18.75%) T-SQL
3 8 (12.50%) C
4 7 (10.94%) PL/SQL
5 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 64 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (73.44%) MCSE
3 19 (29.69%) CCNA
3 19 (29.69%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (26.56%) MCITP
5 15 (23.44%) MCP
5 15 (23.44%) Security Cleared
6 13 (20.31%) MCTS
7 11 (17.19%) Network+ Certification
7 11 (17.19%) Degree
8 10 (15.63%) MOS
9 6 (9.38%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (7.81%) A+ Certification
11 4 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (6.25%) MCDBA
12 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
12 2 (3.13%) VCAP
12 2 (3.13%) CCNP
12 2 (3.13%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.88%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 22 (34.38%) Active Directory
2 18 (28.13%) Hyper-V
3 10 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (12.50%) UAG
4 8 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
5 7 (10.94%) Forefront TMG
6 4 (6.25%) VMware ESX
7 3 (4.69%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (4.69%) vCloud
8 1 (1.56%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.56%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.56%) XenServer
8 1 (1.56%) vSphere
8 1 (1.56%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 9 (14.06%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.13%) SCCM
3 1 (1.56%) Tivoli
3 1 (1.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (54.69%) Microsoft
2 21 (32.81%) HP
3 20 (31.25%) VMware
4 14 (21.88%) SolarWinds
4 14 (21.88%) Cisco
5 12 (18.75%) Oracle
6 11 (17.19%) Juniper
7 9 (14.06%) F5
8 8 (12.50%) CheckPoint
8 8 (12.50%) BMC
8 8 (12.50%) Citrix
8 8 (12.50%) Dell
9 7 (10.94%) Sophos
10 6 (9.38%) Barracuda Networks
10 6 (9.38%) BT
11 5 (7.81%) Apple
12 4 (6.25%) Symantec
13 3 (4.69%) Avaya
14 2 (3.13%) Mitel
14 2 (3.13%) Kaseya
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reigate
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Total Gas & Power Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum = bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £12,500 to £15,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago