The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for MCSA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
South East / Surrey
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 147 169 167
Rank change year-on-year +22 -2  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 16 29 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.59% 0.78% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.87% 2.38% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 10 25 41
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,850 £21,050 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £31,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year +23.80% -8.69%  

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 Surrey.

Academic & Professional Certification
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 856 1218 1378
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 31.67% 32.76% 30.12%
Number of salaries quoted 706 996 1201
Median salary £46,000 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.15% +7.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

MCSA
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for MCSA in Surrey

MCSA
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCSA in Surrey over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MCSA 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 27 June 2017. 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 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
Woking +21 8 £40,000 +50.94%
Farnham +4 2 £31,500 +2.30%
Camberley - 1 £47,500 -
MCSA
South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 Surrey region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 61 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (85.25%) Windows
3 45 (73.77%) Microsoft
4 43 (70.49%) Active Directory
5 39 (63.93%) MCSE
5 39 (63.93%) Windows Server
6 31 (50.82%) VMware
7 29 (47.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 23 (37.70%) Microsoft Office
8 23 (37.70%) CCNA
8 23 (37.70%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (36.07%) ITIL
9 22 (36.07%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (36.07%) Office 365
10 21 (34.43%) LAN
11 17 (27.87%) WAN
11 17 (27.87%) MCP
12 16 (26.23%) Firewall
13 15 (24.59%) MS Exchange
13 15 (24.59%) Cisco
14 14 (22.95%) SQL Server
14 14 (22.95%) SQL Server 2008
14 14 (22.95%) VMware Infrastructure
14 14 (22.95%) Hyper-V
14 14 (22.95%) MCITP
14 14 (22.95%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure
15 13 (21.31%) SCCM
16 12 (19.67%) Disaster Recovery
16 12 (19.67%) SQL

MCSA
Co-occurring 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 15 (24.59%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (6.56%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.92%) IIS
6 2 (3.28%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (3.28%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (37.70%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (6.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (36.07%) Office 365
2 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (34.43%) LAN
2 17 (27.87%) WAN
3 16 (26.23%) Firewall
4 10 (16.39%) Network Security
4 10 (16.39%) TCP/IP
5 9 (14.75%) WebEx
6 6 (9.84%) VPN
7 5 (8.20%) DHCP
7 5 (8.20%) VoIP
8 4 (6.56%) 3G
8 4 (6.56%) DNS
8 4 (6.56%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (4.92%) Internet
10 2 (3.28%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (3.28%) MPLS
10 2 (3.28%) SAN
10 2 (3.28%) VLAN
10 2 (3.28%) Wireless
10 2 (3.28%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (22.95%) SQL Server
1 14 (22.95%) SQL Server 2008
1 14 (22.95%) SQL Server 2012
2 11 (18.03%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (18.03%) SQL Server 2014
2 11 (18.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (18.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MSI
General
1 5 (8.20%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (29.51%) Support Engineer
2 12 (19.67%) Administrator
2 12 (19.67%) Network Administrator
2 12 (19.67%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (18.03%) DBA
3 11 (18.03%) SQL DBA
4 9 (14.75%) 1st Line Engineer
5 8 (13.11%) 1st Line Support
5 8 (13.11%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 7 (11.48%) 2nd Line Support
6 7 (11.48%) Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Help Desk Support
7 5 (8.20%) Service Desk Support
7 5 (8.20%) Support Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) ICT Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) ICT Support
8 4 (6.56%) ICT Support Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) Software Packaging
2 3 (4.92%) .NET
3 2 (3.28%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.28%) CMDB
1 2 (3.28%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.64%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 52 (85.25%) Windows
2 39 (63.93%) Windows Server
3 29 (47.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 22 (36.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (19.67%) Mac OS X
6 5 (8.20%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (6.56%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.92%) Linux
9 2 (3.28%) Windows 10
9 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.64%) Android
10 1 (1.64%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) ITIL
2 12 (19.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (18.03%) High Availability
3 11 (18.03%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (9.84%) ITIL V3
4 6 (9.84%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (9.84%) Web Filtering
5 4 (6.56%) Application Packaging
5 4 (6.56%) Mentoring
5 4 (6.56%) Patch Management
5 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2
5 4 (6.56%) Software Deployment
6 3 (4.92%) Mathematics
6 3 (4.92%) Proactive Monitoring
7 2 (3.28%) Change Control
7 2 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement Process
7 2 (3.28%) Load Balancing
7 2 (3.28%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (3.28%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.67%) SQL
2 4 (6.56%) C
Qualifications
1 61 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (63.93%) MCSE
3 23 (37.70%) CCNA
3 23 (37.70%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (27.87%) MCP
5 14 (22.95%) MCITP
6 9 (14.75%) MCTS
7 7 (11.48%) A+ Certification
7 7 (11.48%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (9.84%) DBS Check
9 4 (6.56%) VTSP
10 3 (4.92%) CCENT
11 2 (3.28%) CCA
11 2 (3.28%) CCNP
11 2 (3.28%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (3.28%) Degree
11 2 (3.28%) LPIC
12 1 (1.64%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.75%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (70.49%) Active Directory
2 14 (22.95%) Hyper-V
2 14 (22.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (21.31%) SCCM
2 4 (6.56%) Sysprep
3 2 (3.28%) Nagios
Vendors
1 45 (73.77%) Microsoft
2 31 (50.82%) VMware
3 15 (24.59%) Cisco
4 8 (13.11%) Citrix
5 4 (6.56%) Dell
5 4 (6.56%) LANDesk
6 1 (1.64%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
6 1 (1.64%) Clearswift
6 1 (1.64%) EMC
6 1 (1.64%) HP
6 1 (1.64%) NetApp
6 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
Reigate, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive salary, bonus and excellent benefits!
Posted: 20 days ago