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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 163 143 203
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +60
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 41 55 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.92% 1.28% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.88% 4.01% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 39 50 15
Average salary £41,500 £28,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.21% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £21,500 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,100 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.81% -6.42%
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
1423 1372 1919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 31.94% 31.92% 37.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1177 1089 1678
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 26 January 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 26 January 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
Guildford - 9 £45,000 -
Staines +16 5 £41,500 -9.78%
Epsom - 4 £30,000 -
Farnham - 4 £35,000 - 1
Woking +15 3 £45,000 +23.28%
Leatherhead 0 2 £37,500 +4.16%
Reigate -26 2 £50,000 +117.39% 1
Shepperton - 2 £32,500 -
Redhill - 1 £40,000 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 74 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (86.49%) Microsoft
3 62 (83.78%) MCSE
4 60 (81.08%) Windows
5 51 (68.92%) VMware
6 45 (60.81%) MS Excel
7 44 (59.46%) SAN
8 39 (52.70%) Cisco
8 39 (52.70%) Active Directory
9 37 (50.00%) HP
10 34 (45.95%) Windows Server 2008
11 32 (43.24%) MCITP
12 31 (41.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 31 (41.89%) MS Exchange
13 28 (37.84%) vSphere
14 27 (36.49%) Firewall
15 25 (33.78%) Cisco Certification
15 25 (33.78%) EMC
15 25 (33.78%) CCNA
15 25 (33.78%) VMware Infrastructure
16 24 (32.43%) DNS
17 23 (31.08%) Citrix
17 23 (31.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 23 (31.08%) Windows Server 2012
18 22 (29.73%) Backup Exec
19 20 (27.03%) SQL
20 19 (25.68%) DHCP
20 19 (25.68%) TCP/IP
20 19 (25.68%) Exchange Server 2010
21 18 (24.32%) SQL Server

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 31 (41.89%) MS Exchange
2 19 (25.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (22.97%) IIS
4 14 (18.92%) Lync
5 13 (17.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (17.57%) SharePoint
6 10 (13.51%) SAS
7 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (5.41%) GlassFish
8 4 (5.41%) GroupWise
8 4 (5.41%) WebLogic
8 4 (5.41%) Apache
9 3 (4.05%) Moodle
10 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 45 (60.81%) MS Excel
2 17 (22.97%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.16%) Office 365
2 2 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (59.46%) SAN
2 27 (36.49%) Firewall
3 24 (32.43%) DNS
4 19 (25.68%) DHCP
4 19 (25.68%) TCP/IP
5 12 (16.22%) WAN
5 12 (16.22%) iSCSI
6 10 (13.51%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (13.51%) LAN
7 4 (5.41%) ADSL
7 4 (5.41%) Ethernet
7 4 (5.41%) Kerberos
7 4 (5.41%) IPsec
7 4 (5.41%) Internet
7 4 (5.41%) FWSM
7 4 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (5.41%) NAS
8 2 (2.70%) SHDSL
8 2 (2.70%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 15 (20.27%) SQL Server 2000
3 13 (17.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (17.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.41%) MySQL
5 1 (1.35%) Ingres
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (4.05%) Finance
2 2 (2.70%) Legal
2 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (27.03%) Support Engineer
2 16 (21.62%) Server Support
3 15 (20.27%) 3rd Line Support
3 15 (20.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (20.27%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 13 (17.57%) Server Engineer
4 13 (17.57%) Server Support Engineer
5 12 (16.22%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 12 (16.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 10 (13.51%) Storage Engineer
7 8 (10.81%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 8 (10.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (10.81%) Consultant
8 6 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (8.11%) Senior Consultant
8 6 (8.11%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
9 5 (6.76%) Analyst
9 5 (6.76%) IT Support
10 4 (5.41%) Senior IT Support
10 4 (5.41%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.35%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.97%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (20.27%) Clustering
3 10 (13.51%) EqualLogic
4 7 (9.46%) Blackberry
5 5 (6.76%) PDA
6 4 (5.41%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.35%) iPad
8 1 (1.35%) AS400
8 1 (1.35%) VLE
8 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.35%) CMDB
8 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.35%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 60 (81.08%) Windows
2 34 (45.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (41.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (31.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (21.62%) UNIX
6 15 (20.27%) Linux
7 8 (10.81%) Windows 2000
8 7 (9.46%) Windows XP
9 4 (5.41%) Windows 7
9 4 (5.41%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.57%) ITIL
1 13 (17.57%) Technical Architecture
2 10 (13.51%) Infrastructure Management
2 10 (13.51%) Change Management
3 7 (9.46%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (6.76%) Service Delivery
5 4 (5.41%) Migration
5 4 (5.41%) ITIL V3
5 4 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (4.05%) Data Protection
7 2 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (2.70%) Unit Testing
7 2 (2.70%) System Testing
7 2 (2.70%) Information Security
7 2 (2.70%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.35%) Logistics
8 1 (1.35%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.35%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.35%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (27.03%) SQL
2 4 (5.41%) C
2 4 (5.41%) Perl
2 4 (5.41%) Bash Shell
3 3 (4.05%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.70%) C++
4 2 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 74 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 62 (83.78%) MCSE
3 32 (43.24%) MCITP
4 25 (33.78%) CCNA
4 25 (33.78%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (31.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 17 (22.97%) MCP
7 15 (20.27%) CCA
7 15 (20.27%) Citrix Certification
8 11 (14.86%) NCDA
9 5 (6.76%) MOS
10 4 (5.41%) Network+ Certification
11 3 (4.05%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (1.35%) MCTS
12 1 (1.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.16%) SLA
2 2 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 39 (52.70%) Active Directory
2 28 (37.84%) vSphere
3 25 (33.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (20.27%) Hyper-V
5 13 (17.57%) VMware ESX
6 4 (5.41%) XenApp
6 4 (5.41%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.70%) Firmware
7 2 (2.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 22 (29.73%) Backup Exec
2 8 (10.81%) WSUS
2 8 (10.81%) McAfee ePO
2 8 (10.81%) NetBackup
3 4 (5.41%) SCOM
3 4 (5.41%) Cacti
3 4 (5.41%) Nagios
3 4 (5.41%) AppManager
4 3 (4.05%) SCCM
5 2 (2.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 64 (86.49%) Microsoft
2 51 (68.92%) VMware
3 39 (52.70%) Cisco
4 37 (50.00%) HP
5 25 (33.78%) EMC
6 23 (31.08%) Citrix
7 12 (16.22%) Symantec
8 11 (14.86%) NetApp
9 10 (13.51%) Dell
9 10 (13.51%) CommVault
10 9 (12.16%) IBM
11 8 (10.81%) McAfee
12 5 (6.76%) Apple
12 5 (6.76%) Oracle
12 5 (6.76%) BT
13 4 (5.41%) F5
13 4 (5.41%) SolarWinds
13 4 (5.41%) CheckPoint
13 4 (5.41%) Novell
13 4 (5.41%) Juniper
Reigate
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £12,000 to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago