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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 165 151 192
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +41
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 42 52 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.92% 1.14% 0.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.79% 3.56% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 42 44 22
Average salary £43,750 £28,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.50% -18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £20,500 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,000 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
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
1508 1462 2029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 32.97% 32.09% 37.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1301 1185 1792
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 £62,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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
Leatherhead -1 8 £60,000 +50.00%
Guildford - 8 £45,000 - 1
Staines +12 7 £41,500 -9.78%
Farnham - 5 £35,000 - 1
Epsom - 4 £30,000 -
Redhill - 4 £47,500 -
Shepperton - 1 £32,500 -
Woking - 1 £45,000 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 68 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (80.88%) MCSE
3 54 (79.41%) Microsoft
4 51 (75.00%) Windows
5 42 (61.76%) SAN
5 42 (61.76%) VMware
6 39 (57.35%) MS Excel
7 35 (51.47%) HP
8 34 (50.00%) Cisco
9 31 (45.59%) Firewall
9 31 (45.59%) MCITP
10 30 (44.12%) Windows Server 2008
11 29 (42.65%) Active Directory
12 28 (41.18%) MS Exchange
13 25 (36.76%) Windows Server 2003
14 24 (35.29%) CCNA
14 24 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
15 23 (33.82%) DNS
15 23 (33.82%) EMC
16 22 (32.35%) Citrix
16 22 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
16 22 (32.35%) vSphere
17 19 (27.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 18 (26.47%) TCP/IP
18 18 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
19 17 (25.00%) SQL
19 17 (25.00%) MS Office
19 17 (25.00%) DHCP
20 16 (23.53%) Clustering
20 16 (23.53%) Analytical Skills

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 28 (41.18%) MS Exchange
2 15 (22.06%) IIS
2 15 (22.06%) Lync
3 14 (20.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (20.59%) SharePoint
4 10 (14.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (11.76%) SAS
6 6 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (7.35%) Moodle
8 4 (5.88%) GlassFish
8 4 (5.88%) GroupWise
8 4 (5.88%) WebLogic
8 4 (5.88%) Apache
9 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 39 (57.35%) MS Excel
2 17 (25.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.71%) Office 365
2 2 (2.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (61.76%) SAN
2 31 (45.59%) Firewall
3 23 (33.82%) DNS
4 18 (26.47%) TCP/IP
5 17 (25.00%) DHCP
6 12 (17.65%) WAN
7 11 (16.18%) iSCSI
8 10 (14.71%) LAN
9 9 (13.24%) Fibre Channel
10 7 (10.29%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (10.29%) Internet
11 6 (8.82%) ADSL
11 6 (8.82%) Ethernet
11 6 (8.82%) FWSM
12 5 (7.35%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (5.88%) Kerberos
13 4 (5.88%) Broadband
13 4 (5.88%) IPsec
14 3 (4.41%) NAS
15 2 (2.94%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (16.18%) SQL Server 2000
3 11 (16.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.88%) MySQL
5 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.47%) Ingres
General
1 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (20.59%) Server Support
2 13 (19.12%) Support Engineer
2 13 (19.12%) 3rd Line Support
2 13 (19.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (19.12%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 11 (16.18%) Server Engineer
3 11 (16.18%) Server Support Engineer
4 10 (14.71%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 10 (14.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (13.24%) Consultant
6 8 (11.76%) Analyst
6 8 (11.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 8 (11.76%) Storage Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (8.82%) Senior Consultant
7 6 (8.82%) Service Analyst
7 6 (8.82%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
7 6 (8.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (7.35%) Support Technician
9 4 (5.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.94%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.53%) Clustering
1 16 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.71%) EqualLogic
2 10 (14.71%) Blackberry
3 5 (7.35%) PDA
4 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.94%) AS400
5 2 (2.94%) iPad
5 2 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
5 2 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.94%) iPhone
5 2 (2.94%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.47%) LIMS
6 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.47%) CMDB
6 1 (1.47%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 51 (75.00%) Windows
2 30 (44.12%) Windows Server 2008
3 25 (36.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (26.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (20.59%) Linux
6 13 (19.12%) UNIX
7 8 (11.76%) Windows 2000
8 5 (7.35%) Windows XP
9 3 (4.41%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.94%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.59%) ITIL
2 11 (16.18%) Technical Architecture
3 10 (14.71%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (11.76%) Infrastructure Management
4 8 (11.76%) Change Management
5 6 (8.82%) ITIL V3
5 6 (8.82%) Network Monitoring
6 5 (7.35%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.88%) Migration
8 3 (4.41%) Data Protection
9 2 (2.94%) High Availability
9 2 (2.94%) Test Strategy
9 2 (2.94%) Performance Testing
9 2 (2.94%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.94%) System Testing
10 1 (1.47%) Logistics
10 1 (1.47%) Software Engineering
10 1 (1.47%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.00%) SQL
2 6 (8.82%) C
3 4 (5.88%) Perl
3 4 (5.88%) Bash Shell
4 3 (4.41%) PowerShell
5 2 (2.94%) VB
5 2 (2.94%) C++
6 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 68 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 55 (80.88%) MCSE
3 31 (45.59%) MCITP
4 24 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
4 24 (35.29%) CCNA
5 19 (27.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 14 (20.59%) Citrix Certification
7 13 (19.12%) CCA
8 10 (14.71%) MCP
9 9 (13.24%) NCDA
10 8 (11.76%) MOS
11 6 (8.82%) Network+ Certification
12 4 (5.88%) Security Cleared
13 2 (2.94%) MCTS
13 2 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (1.47%) VCAP
14 1 (1.47%) Degree
14 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
14 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
14 1 (1.47%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) SLA
2 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 29 (42.65%) Active Directory
2 22 (32.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (32.35%) vSphere
3 15 (22.06%) Hyper-V
4 11 (16.18%) VMware ESX
5 4 (5.88%) Firmware
5 4 (5.88%) XenApp
5 4 (5.88%) XenDesktop
5 4 (5.88%) vCloud
6 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.47%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.47%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 14 (20.59%) Backup Exec
2 5 (7.35%) SCOM
3 4 (5.88%) Cacti
3 4 (5.88%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (5.88%) WSUS
3 4 (5.88%) Nagios
3 4 (5.88%) AppManager
3 4 (5.88%) NetBackup
4 2 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 54 (79.41%) Microsoft
2 42 (61.76%) VMware
3 35 (51.47%) HP
4 34 (50.00%) Cisco
5 23 (33.82%) EMC
6 22 (32.35%) Citrix
7 10 (14.71%) NetApp
7 10 (14.71%) Dell
8 9 (13.24%) IBM
9 8 (11.76%) Symantec
9 8 (11.76%) CommVault
10 7 (10.29%) BT
10 7 (10.29%) Oracle
11 6 (8.82%) Apple
11 6 (8.82%) CheckPoint
11 6 (8.82%) Juniper
11 6 (8.82%) BMC
11 6 (8.82%) SolarWinds
11 6 (8.82%) F5
11 6 (8.82%) Sophos
Guildford, Surrey
Yoh Company
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £12,000 to £19,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Surrey
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £20,000-£25,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago