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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Surrey / Guildford
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 65 78
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 0 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford - 0.84% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.56% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 3
Median salary - £46,250 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +85.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £31,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% -4.54%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Guildford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Guildford
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 118 195 215
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 33.62% 32.61% 30.58%
Number of salaries quoted 111 154 177
Median salary £40,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.27% +15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford citing MCSA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 22 June 2017, 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 Guildford region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) MCSE
1 20 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 20 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 18 (90.00%) VMware
3 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (70.00%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (65.00%) LAN
4 13 (65.00%) WAN
4 13 (65.00%) Mac OS X
4 13 (65.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (60.00%) CCNA
5 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (55.00%) Office 365
7 7 (35.00%) MCP
7 7 (35.00%) WebEx
7 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
7 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
7 7 (35.00%) SCCM
8 6 (30.00%) Network Security
8 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (30.00%) Firewall
8 6 (30.00%) vSphere
9 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (25.00%) Web Filtering
9 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (55.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) LAN
1 13 (65.00%) WAN
2 7 (35.00%) WebEx
3 6 (30.00%) Firewall
3 6 (30.00%) Network Security
4 5 (25.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Administrator
1 13 (65.00%) Network Administrator
1 13 (65.00%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (25.00%) 1st Line Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Technician
4 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Technician
4 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Technician
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
1 20 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 13 (65.00%) Mac OS X
2 13 (65.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) ITIL
1 5 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
1 5 (25.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) MCSE
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (60.00%) CCNA
2 12 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (35.00%) MCP
System Software
1 20 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (30.00%) vSphere
4 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) VMware
2 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco