The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 49 58 50
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 4 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 1.27% 0.95% 2.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.99% 2.22% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 10
Average salary £40,750 £34,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.85% +11.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,350 £30,450 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,150 £37,200 £46,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
MCSA
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Woking region.

Qualifications Category
Woking
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
134 180 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 42.54% 42.76% 32.87%
Number of salaries quoted 122 175 112
Average salary £50,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Woking region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

MCSA
Salary Trend in Woking

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the Woking region.

MCSA Salary Trend in Woking

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Woking 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
3 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (60.00%) MCP
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (40.00%) SAN
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Lync
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (20.00%) CCIA
5 1 (20.00%) Office 365
5 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Local Government
5 1 (20.00%) MCITP
5 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Woking 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 2 (40.00%) Lync
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL
1 1 (20.00%) Migration
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) MCP
4 2 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (20.00%) MCITP
5 1 (20.00%) NCDA
5 1 (20.00%) CCIA
5 1 (20.00%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (20.00%) XenApp
2 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) NetApp
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) EMC