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

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 145 99 199
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +100
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 46 119 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.36% 2.79% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.37% 8.08% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 38 108 22
Median salary £30,791 £40,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.02% +1.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,044 £27,000 £22,550
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%
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
1053 1473 1589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 31.13% 34.59% 33.54%
Number of salaries quoted 849 1291 1378
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 September 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 September 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 - 14 £29,646 -
Guildford +22 5 £35,000 -
Reigate +8 5 £26,044 -52.64%
Woking +5 4 £28,043 -13.71% 2
Staines +4 4 £46,500 +16.25%
Redhill -6 3 £55,000 +57.14%
Epsom +1 2 £25,000 -41.17% 1
Leatherhead -6 1 £37,500 +33.92%
Chertsey - 1 £32,500 -
Godalming - 1 £37,500 -
MCSA
South East

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 75 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 61 (81.33%) Windows
3 58 (77.33%) MCSE
4 57 (76.00%) Microsoft
5 52 (69.33%) Windows Server
6 46 (61.33%) Active Directory
7 37 (49.33%) MS Exchange
8 36 (48.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 31 (41.33%) MCP
10 29 (38.67%) ITIL
10 29 (38.67%) MS Excel
10 29 (38.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 26 (34.67%) VMware
11 26 (34.67%) Hyper-V
12 19 (25.33%) Windows 7
12 19 (25.33%) SCCM
13 18 (24.00%) Degree
13 18 (24.00%) Data Centre
13 18 (24.00%) Firewall
13 18 (24.00%) Cisco
14 17 (22.67%) HP
14 17 (22.67%) MCITP
15 14 (18.67%) DHCP
15 14 (18.67%) DNS
16 13 (17.33%) LAN
16 13 (17.33%) MS Office
17 12 (16.00%) SQL Server
17 12 (16.00%) TCP/IP
17 12 (16.00%) Office 365
18 11 (14.67%) Windows 8

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 37 (49.33%) MS Exchange
2 10 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (10.67%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (4.00%) IIS
7 2 (2.67%) Skype for Business
8 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (38.67%) MS Excel
2 13 (17.33%) MS Office
3 3 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.00%) Office 365
2 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (24.00%) Firewall
2 14 (18.67%) DHCP
2 14 (18.67%) DNS
3 13 (17.33%) LAN
4 12 (16.00%) TCP/IP
5 11 (14.67%) Internet
6 9 (12.00%) WAN
7 8 (10.67%) SAN
8 5 (6.67%) VoIP
8 5 (6.67%) Wireless
9 4 (5.33%) Intranet
9 4 (5.33%) IP Telephony
9 4 (5.33%) Network Security
10 3 (4.00%) WLAN
11 1 (1.33%) BGP
11 1 (1.33%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.33%) FWSM
11 1 (1.33%) PBX
11 1 (1.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (12.00%) Local Government
2 8 (10.67%) Finance
3 3 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.67%) Legal
4 2 (2.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (37.33%) Support Engineer
2 14 (18.67%) Analyst
3 12 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 9 (12.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (10.67%) Windows Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (9.33%) Technical Support
7 6 (8.00%) Desktop Support
7 6 (8.00%) Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Service Desk Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Support Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) Service Desk Support
8 5 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Lead Systems Engineer
9 4 (5.33%) Network Manager
9 4 (5.33%) Operations Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.33%) ODBC
2 3 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (1.33%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.33%) AS400
4 4 (5.33%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.33%) iPad
4 4 (5.33%) iPhone
4 4 (5.33%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (4.00%) Driving Licence
5 3 (4.00%) HP Storage
6 1 (1.33%) CESG
6 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.33%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 61 (81.33%) Windows
2 52 (69.33%) Windows Server
3 36 (48.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 29 (38.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (25.33%) Windows 7
6 11 (14.67%) Windows 8
7 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (8.00%) Windows 10
9 4 (5.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (38.67%) ITIL
2 10 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 10 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 8 (10.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (10.67%) Service Management
4 6 (8.00%) Mentoring
4 6 (8.00%) Software Deployment
5 5 (6.67%) ITIL V3
5 5 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 5 (6.67%) Time Management
6 4 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.00%) Business Continuity
7 3 (4.00%) Capacity Management
7 3 (4.00%) Data Centre Operations
7 3 (4.00%) Power Management
8 2 (2.67%) Data Privacy
8 2 (2.67%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.67%) Migration
8 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.67%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.33%) SQL
3 1 (1.33%) C
3 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 75 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (77.33%) MCSE
3 31 (41.33%) MCP
4 18 (24.00%) Degree
5 17 (22.67%) MCITP
6 9 (12.00%) MCTS
7 7 (9.33%) CCNA
7 7 (9.33%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (6.67%) MOS
8 5 (6.67%) SC Cleared
8 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
9 4 (5.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (4.00%) CCENT
11 2 (2.67%) A+ Certification
11 2 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (1.33%) CCDA
12 1 (1.33%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (1.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (61.33%) Active Directory
2 26 (34.67%) Hyper-V
3 11 (14.67%) Virtual Desktop
4 8 (10.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (9.33%) vSphere
6 5 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.67%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.33%) Firmware
8 1 (1.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (25.33%) SCCM
2 10 (13.33%) WSUS
3 8 (10.67%) SCVMM
4 7 (9.33%) SCSM
5 6 (8.00%) SCOM
6 5 (6.67%) Backup Exec
7 3 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (4.00%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (1.33%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.33%) vMotion
Vendors
1 57 (76.00%) Microsoft
2 26 (34.67%) VMware
3 18 (24.00%) Cisco
4 17 (22.67%) HP
5 9 (12.00%) Apple
6 6 (8.00%) Canon
6 6 (8.00%) Citrix
7 4 (5.33%) Avaya
7 4 (5.33%) Polycom
7 4 (5.33%) Sybase
7 4 (5.33%) Wyse
8 3 (4.00%) Intel Security
8 3 (4.00%) Meraki
8 3 (4.00%) ZyXEL
9 2 (2.67%) Sophos
10 1 (1.33%) Bloomberg
10 1 (1.33%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.33%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.33%) Reuters
10 1 (1.33%) WatchGuard
Woking, Surrey
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Excellent Benefits + More
Posted: 4 days ago
Epsom
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago