Period
to 18 November 2018

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 6 months to 18 November 2018 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 206 189
Rank change year-on-year +31 -17 -58
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 54 55 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.09% 0.89% 1.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.82% 3.09% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 47 47 76
Surrey median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £25,692
90th Percentile £50,500 £50,001 £50,000
South East median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.35% -1.33% -

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 Surrey with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Surrey
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,413 1,778 2,119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 28.62% 28.79% 31.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,087 1,424 1,721
Surrey median annual salary £48,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £24,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £74,000 £70,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

MCSA
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

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 6 months to 18 November 2018.

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 6 months to 18 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Guildford 0 11 £32,500 -18.75%
Epsom +9 7 £40,000 +6.67%
Addlestone - 6 £41,000 -
Staines +19 5 £26,500 -29.33%
Camberley +13 4 £40,500 -14.74% 1
Farnham -16 4 £37,500 +19.05% 1
Woking +16 3 £50,000 +5.26%
Leatherhead - 3 £37,500 -
Egham +35 1 £24,000 -31.43%
Redhill +11 1 £45,000 +7.14%
Weybridge - 1 £35,000 -
Caterham - 1 £62,500 -
MCSA
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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 Surrey region with a requirement for MCSA.

1 54 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (87.04%) Windows
3 36 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 35 (64.81%) Active Directory
5 31 (57.41%) Windows Server
6 27 (50.00%) VMware
7 25 (46.30%) Windows Server 2008
8 24 (44.44%) MCSE
9 23 (42.59%) Firewall
9 23 (42.59%) Office 365
9 23 (42.59%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (37.04%) ITIL
11 19 (35.19%) Citrix
11 19 (35.19%) Microsoft Azure
12 17 (31.48%) LAN
12 17 (31.48%) WAN
13 16 (29.63%) Microsoft Office
13 16 (29.63%) Hyper-V
13 16 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (29.63%) Problem-Solving
14 15 (27.78%) TCP/IP
15 14 (25.93%) MS Exchange
16 13 (24.07%) MCP
16 13 (24.07%) CCNA
16 13 (24.07%) Cisco Certification
17 12 (22.22%) SAN
18 11 (20.37%) Linux
18 11 (20.37%) Network Security
18 11 (20.37%) VLAN
18 11 (20.37%) Exchange Server 2010

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 14 (25.93%) MS Exchange
2 11 (20.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (18.52%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (29.63%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 23 (42.59%) Office 365
2 19 (35.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 23 (42.59%) Firewall
2 17 (31.48%) LAN
2 17 (31.48%) WAN
3 15 (27.78%) TCP/IP
4 12 (22.22%) SAN
5 11 (20.37%) Network Security
5 11 (20.37%) VLAN
6 10 (18.52%) DHCP
6 10 (18.52%) MPLS
6 10 (18.52%) Wireless
6 10 (18.52%) WLAN
7 8 (14.81%) Internet
8 6 (11.11%) NAS
8 6 (11.11%) VoIP
9 1 (1.85%) DNS
9 1 (1.85%) HTTP
9 1 (1.85%) HTTPS
9 1 (1.85%) SMTP
9 1 (1.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) RDBMS
2 4 (7.41%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (12.96%) Finance
1 7 (12.96%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.26%) Marketing
3 2 (3.70%) Electronics
3 2 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 13 (24.07%) Analyst
3 12 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 9 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) Technical Support
4 9 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
5 8 (14.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 8 (14.81%) Field Engineer
6 7 (12.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (12.96%) Administrator
7 6 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
7 6 (11.11%) Server Engineer
7 6 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (9.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (9.26%) Active Directory Engineer
8 5 (9.26%) Active Directory Support
8 5 (9.26%) Active Directory Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) CMDB
1 10 (18.52%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.26%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.70%) Clustering
3 2 (3.70%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 47 (87.04%) Windows
2 31 (57.41%) Windows Server
3 25 (46.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (42.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (20.37%) Linux
6 8 (14.81%) Windows 7
7 5 (9.26%) Android
7 5 (9.26%) Windows Phone
8 4 (7.41%) Windows 10
9 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
9 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) ITIL
2 16 (29.63%) Problem-Solving
3 10 (18.52%) Change Control
3 10 (18.52%) Configuration Management
3 10 (18.52%) ITIL V3
3 10 (18.52%) ITSM
3 10 (18.52%) Load Balancing
3 10 (18.52%) Mobile Device Management
3 10 (18.52%) Service Management
3 10 (18.52%) Supplier Management
4 8 (14.81%) Mentoring
5 5 (9.26%) Business Continuity
5 5 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (9.26%) Data Management
6 4 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.41%) High Availability
7 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (5.56%) Risk Management
8 2 (3.70%) Coaching
8 2 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.81%) SQL
2 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.85%) VB
3 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 54 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (44.44%) MCSE
3 13 (24.07%) CCNA
3 13 (24.07%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (24.07%) MCP
4 10 (18.52%) LPIC
5 4 (7.41%) MCDBA
6 3 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (3.70%) MCTS
8 1 (1.85%) CCDP
8 1 (1.85%) CCNP
8 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) ISO 14001
2 1 (1.85%) ISO 22301
2 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (64.81%) Active Directory
2 16 (29.63%) Hyper-V
2 16 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) BladeLogic
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 36 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 27 (50.00%) VMware
3 19 (35.19%) Citrix
4 9 (16.67%) Meraki
5 8 (14.81%) Cisco
6 6 (11.11%) Apple
6 6 (11.11%) Veeam
7 5 (9.26%) MobileIron
7 5 (9.26%) NetApp
7 5 (9.26%) ServiceNow
7 5 (9.26%) ZyXEL
8 2 (3.70%) EMC
8 2 (3.70%) HP
8 2 (3.70%) SAP
8 2 (3.70%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.85%) Avaya
9 1 (1.85%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.85%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com