Period
to 27 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 27 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Surrey > Guildford
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 78 78 86
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8 -20
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 3 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 0.41% 1.50% 1.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.44% 3.89% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 9
Guildford median annual salary £28,000 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.85% -23.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,400 £31,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £29,000 £38,750 £46,000
Surrey median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MCSA is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Guildford
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 208 334 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 28.34% 38.61% 32.24%
Number of salaries quoted 185 245 219
Guildford median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -26.32% +5.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,700 £22,900
90th Percentile £78,750 £70,000 £72,500
Surrey median annual salary £51,250 £46,250 £49,386
% change year-on-year +10.81% -6.35% +9.75%

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

Job postings citing MCSA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Guildford.

Job vacancy trend for MCSA in Guildford

MCSA
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Guildford

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, IT jobs citing MCSA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Guildford region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 2 (66.67%) ITSM
2 2 (66.67%) AS400
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) iPhone
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) iSeries
2 2 (66.67%) iPad
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) Server Patching
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

MCSA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Guildford 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:

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Technician
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) AS400
1 2 (66.67%) iPad
1 2 (66.67%) iPhone
1 2 (66.67%) iSeries
1 2 (66.67%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Android
2 2 (66.67%) Windows 10
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) ITSM
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (66.67%) Server Patching
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) IBM