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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 171 176 192
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +16
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 28 43 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.64% 0.84% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.26% 2.56% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 28 41 32
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% -24.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £24,100 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +11.11%
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
1240 1679 1900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 28.29% 32.77% 35.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1061 1469 1543
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Staines - 10 £30,000 -
Egham 0 7 £37,500 +22.95% 1
Woking +19 4 £31,750 -15.33% 1
Horley - 2 £55,000 -
Leatherhead +3 1 £24,500 +4.25%
Walton-on-Thames - 1 £30,000 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 71 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (90.14%) MCSE
3 59 (83.10%) Microsoft
4 57 (80.28%) Windows
5 43 (60.56%) MCP
6 38 (53.52%) Cisco
7 37 (52.11%) MS Excel
8 34 (47.89%) MCITP
8 34 (47.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 32 (45.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 32 (45.07%) VMware
9 32 (45.07%) Active Directory
9 32 (45.07%) SAN
10 30 (42.25%) Backup Exec
11 29 (40.85%) MS Exchange
11 29 (40.85%) Exchange Server 2010
12 27 (38.03%) Windows Server 2003
13 23 (32.39%) Cisco Certification
13 23 (32.39%) CCNA
14 22 (30.99%) SCCM
15 21 (29.58%) DNS
15 21 (29.58%) DHCP
16 20 (28.17%) ITIL
16 20 (28.17%) SQL Server
16 20 (28.17%) vSphere
17 19 (26.76%) MS Office
17 19 (26.76%) HP
17 19 (26.76%) Symantec
18 18 (25.35%) iSCSI
19 17 (23.94%) WSUS

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 29 (40.85%) MS Exchange
1 29 (40.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 16 (22.54%) Lync
3 15 (21.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (18.31%) IIS
5 9 (12.68%) SAS
6 6 (8.45%) SharePoint
7 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 37 (52.11%) MS Excel
2 19 (26.76%) MS Office
3 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.41%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.04%) Office 365
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (45.07%) SAN
2 21 (29.58%) DNS
2 21 (29.58%) DHCP
3 18 (25.35%) iSCSI
4 15 (21.13%) Firewall
5 13 (18.31%) LAN
5 13 (18.31%) WAN
6 12 (16.90%) TCP/IP
7 9 (12.68%) VPN
7 9 (12.68%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (9.86%) VLAN
8 7 (9.86%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (7.04%) H.323
9 5 (7.04%) ISDN
9 5 (7.04%) NAS
10 2 (2.82%) Unified Communications
10 2 (2.82%) Network Security
10 2 (2.82%) VoIP
11 1 (1.41%) Broadband
11 1 (1.41%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.17%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (12.68%) SQL Server 2000
4 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (8.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (5.63%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Legal
3 1 (1.41%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 19 (26.76%) Support Engineer
2 10 (14.08%) Desktop Engineer
2 10 (14.08%) 3rd Line Support
3 9 (12.68%) Server Support
3 9 (12.68%) Storage Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 8 (11.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Server Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Server Support Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Administrator
5 7 (9.86%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (9.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) SAN Storage Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) SAN Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Network Support
8 3 (4.23%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.08%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Clustering
2 10 (14.08%) Management Information System
2 10 (14.08%) Replication
3 7 (9.86%) EqualLogic
4 6 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.82%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 57 (80.28%) Windows
2 34 (47.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 32 (45.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (38.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (23.94%) Windows 7
6 16 (22.54%) Linux
7 10 (14.08%) Windows 8
7 10 (14.08%) UNIX
8 5 (7.04%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.17%) ITIL
2 11 (15.49%) Asset Management
3 10 (14.08%) Service Delivery
3 10 (14.08%) Data Protection
4 9 (12.68%) Change Management
4 9 (12.68%) Infrastructure Management
5 8 (11.27%) Migration
6 7 (9.86%) Network Load Balancing
6 7 (9.86%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (5.63%) Mentoring
8 3 (4.23%) Information Security
9 2 (2.82%) Project Management
10 1 (1.41%) Logistics
10 1 (1.41%) Workflow
10 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Architecture
10 1 (1.41%) Software Deployment
10 1 (1.41%) Mobile Device Management
10 1 (1.41%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (22.54%) SQL
2 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 71 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 64 (90.14%) MCSE
3 43 (60.56%) MCP
4 34 (47.89%) MCITP
5 23 (32.39%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (32.39%) CCNA
6 13 (18.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 10 (14.08%) MCDST
7 10 (14.08%) Citrix Certification
8 9 (12.68%) CCA
8 9 (12.68%) NCDA
9 3 (4.23%) MCTS
9 3 (4.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.41%) Degree
10 1 (1.41%) CCIA
10 1 (1.41%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.49%) SLA
2 3 (4.23%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (45.07%) Active Directory
2 20 (28.17%) vSphere
3 14 (19.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (15.49%) Hyper-V
5 6 (8.45%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.82%) XenApp
6 2 (2.82%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.41%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 30 (42.25%) Backup Exec
2 22 (30.99%) SCCM
3 17 (23.94%) WSUS
4 9 (12.68%) NetBackup
4 9 (12.68%) McAfee ePO
5 8 (11.27%) SCOM
6 3 (4.23%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 59 (83.10%) Microsoft
2 38 (53.52%) Cisco
3 32 (45.07%) VMware
4 19 (26.76%) HP
4 19 (26.76%) Symantec
5 17 (23.94%) Citrix
6 11 (15.49%) EMC
6 11 (15.49%) NetApp
7 10 (14.08%) ServiceNow
8 9 (12.68%) CommVault
8 9 (12.68%) McAfee
9 7 (9.86%) Dell
10 2 (2.82%) IBM
11 1 (1.41%) Sophos
11 1 (1.41%) Siemens
11 1 (1.41%) Kaseya
11 1 (1.41%) MobileIron
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Health plan and Life Assu
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum plus on call / out of hours allowanc
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago