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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 155 142 206
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +64
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 35 79 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.97% 1.73% 0.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.93% 5.17% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 32 70 20
Median salary £35,000 £36,250 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% -7.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,079 £27,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
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
1193 1527 1663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 33.22% 33.50% 33.10%
Number of salaries quoted 975 1329 1455
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Farnham - 11 £32,500 -
Guildford +12 6 £40,000 +60.00%
Redhill +8 3 £55,000 +57.14%
Epsom -2 3 £18,750 -50.00% 3
Godalming - 2 £41,000 - 1
Leatherhead +13 1 £55,000 +100.00%
Chertsey - 1 £32,500 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 79 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (87.34%) Windows
3 65 (82.28%) Microsoft
4 57 (72.15%) MCSE
5 56 (70.89%) Windows Server
6 45 (56.96%) Active Directory
7 42 (53.16%) ITIL
8 34 (43.04%) VMware
8 34 (43.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (43.04%) Windows Server 2008
9 31 (39.24%) MS Excel
10 29 (36.71%) MS Exchange
11 27 (34.18%) HP
11 27 (34.18%) Firewall
12 24 (30.38%) CCNA
12 24 (30.38%) Cisco Certification
12 24 (30.38%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (29.11%) SCCM
14 22 (27.85%) MCITP
14 22 (27.85%) Skype for Business
15 20 (25.32%) Hyper-V
15 20 (25.32%) WSUS
16 19 (24.05%) Citrix
16 19 (24.05%) MCP
17 18 (22.78%) VMware Infrastructure
17 18 (22.78%) Data Centre
18 17 (21.52%) MS Office
19 15 (18.99%) Degree
20 14 (17.72%) Virtual Desktop
20 14 (17.72%) SQL Server

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 29 (36.71%) MS Exchange
2 22 (27.85%) Skype for Business
3 6 (7.59%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.53%) IIS
5 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (39.24%) MS Excel
2 17 (21.52%) MS Office
3 3 (3.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.27%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.92%) Office 365
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 27 (34.18%) Firewall
2 13 (16.46%) DHCP
2 13 (16.46%) DNS
2 13 (16.46%) VLAN
3 12 (15.19%) LAN
4 9 (11.39%) Internet
5 8 (10.13%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (10.13%) FWSM
5 8 (10.13%) WAN
6 6 (7.59%) TCP/IP
7 5 (6.33%) Wireless
8 4 (5.06%) Intranet
8 4 (5.06%) IP Telephony
8 4 (5.06%) Network Security
8 4 (5.06%) SAN
9 3 (3.80%) VPN
9 3 (3.80%) WLAN
10 2 (2.53%) BGP
10 2 (2.53%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.72%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
General
1 9 (11.39%) Local Government
1 9 (11.39%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.33%) Finance
3 2 (2.53%) Legal
3 2 (2.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (29.11%) Support Engineer
2 15 (18.99%) Analyst
3 13 (16.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (12.66%) Network Engineer
4 10 (12.66%) Server Engineer
4 10 (12.66%) Service Analyst
5 9 (11.39%) Help Desk Analyst
5 9 (11.39%) Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (10.13%) 1st Line Engineer
6 8 (10.13%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 8 (10.13%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
6 8 (10.13%) Help Desk Engineer
6 8 (10.13%) Network Analyst
6 8 (10.13%) Network Operations Analyst
6 8 (10.13%) Network Operations Engineer
6 8 (10.13%) NOC Engineer
6 8 (10.13%) Operations Analyst
6 8 (10.13%) Service Desk Engineer
6 8 (10.13%) Windows Engineer
7 7 (8.86%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.06%) ODBC
2 3 (3.80%) .NET
3 1 (1.27%) COM
3 1 (1.27%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.78%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.92%) CESG
3 5 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.33%) Cybercrime
3 5 (6.33%) Driving Licence
4 4 (5.06%) AS400
4 4 (5.06%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.06%) iPad
4 4 (5.06%) iPhone
4 4 (5.06%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (3.80%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.27%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.27%) Clustering
6 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 69 (87.34%) Windows
2 56 (70.89%) Windows Server
3 34 (43.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (43.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (15.19%) Windows Server 2003
5 11 (13.92%) Windows 7
6 5 (6.33%) Windows 8
7 4 (5.06%) Mac OS X
8 2 (2.53%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.27%) Android
9 1 (1.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (53.16%) ITIL
2 24 (30.38%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (16.46%) Service Management
4 12 (15.19%) PRINCE2
5 11 (13.92%) Change Control
5 11 (13.92%) Functional Testing
5 11 (13.92%) Performance Testing
5 11 (13.92%) Test Strategy
5 11 (13.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (12.66%) ITIL V3
6 10 (12.66%) Problem Management
7 9 (11.39%) Software Deployment
8 8 (10.13%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (7.59%) Service Delivery
10 5 (6.33%) Incident Management
11 4 (5.06%) Business Continuity
12 3 (3.80%) Mentoring
13 2 (2.53%) Migration
13 2 (2.53%) Presales
13 2 (2.53%) Server Patching
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.39%) C
2 5 (6.33%) SQL
3 1 (1.27%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 79 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (72.15%) MCSE
3 24 (30.38%) CCNA
3 24 (30.38%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (27.85%) MCITP
5 19 (24.05%) MCP
6 15 (18.99%) Degree
7 13 (16.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (15.19%) MOS
8 12 (15.19%) SC Cleared
8 12 (15.19%) Security Cleared
9 11 (13.92%) MCTS
10 8 (10.13%) Network+ Certification
11 4 (5.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (2.53%) A+ Certification
12 2 (2.53%) CCDA
13 1 (1.27%) CCNP
13 1 (1.27%) MCDST
13 1 (1.27%) MCSD
13 1 (1.27%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.92%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (56.96%) Active Directory
2 20 (25.32%) Hyper-V
3 18 (22.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (17.72%) Virtual Desktop
5 13 (16.46%) XenApp
6 12 (15.19%) vSphere
7 11 (13.92%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (10.13%) Firmware
9 2 (2.53%) Terminal Server
9 2 (2.53%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 23 (29.11%) SCCM
2 20 (25.32%) WSUS
3 11 (13.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 11 (13.92%) vMotion
4 10 (12.66%) Backup Exec
4 10 (12.66%) McAfee ePO
4 10 (12.66%) NetBackup
5 9 (11.39%) SCVMM
6 7 (8.86%) SCSM
7 6 (7.59%) SCOM
8 2 (2.53%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 65 (82.28%) Microsoft
2 34 (43.04%) VMware
3 27 (34.18%) HP
4 19 (24.05%) Citrix
5 13 (16.46%) Cisco
6 10 (12.66%) Intel Security
7 9 (11.39%) Juniper
8 8 (10.13%) CheckPoint
8 8 (10.13%) Extreme Networks
8 8 (10.13%) F5
8 8 (10.13%) Palo Alto
8 8 (10.13%) SolarWinds
9 5 (6.33%) Apple
10 4 (5.06%) Avaya
10 4 (5.06%) Polycom
10 4 (5.06%) Sybase
10 4 (5.06%) Wyse
11 2 (2.53%) Fortinet
11 2 (2.53%) LANDesk
12 1 (1.27%) MobileIron
Woking, Surrey
IT Lab
Salary: From £22,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23500 - £32585 per annum + stand by allowance+ benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Epsom
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Canon
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Godalming, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Epsom
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago