Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 175 141
Rank change year-on-year -27 -34 +92
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 52 75 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.88% 1.29% 2.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.12% 4.44% 6.95%
Number of salaries quoted 39 55 167
Surrey median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,400 £25,863 £26,500
90th Percentile £50,501 £50,000 £57,500
South East median annual salary £37,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.33% -6.25% +14.29%

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 1,668 1,689 2,531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 28.38% 28.96% 31.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,335 1,408 2,186
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% -2.22%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,938
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
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 21 February 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 21 February 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
Epsom +4 13 £40,000 +60.00% 4
Guildford -23 10 £34,500 -13.75%
Woking -11 5 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Redhill - 4 £42,000 - 1
Staines -9 1 £37,500 -19.35%
Godalming - 1 £24,000 -
MCSA
South East

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 52 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (86.54%) Windows
3 39 (75.00%) MCSE
3 39 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 32 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (59.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (53.85%) MS Exchange
7 25 (48.08%) Cisco
7 25 (48.08%) Firewall
8 24 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
9 19 (36.54%) Meraki
9 19 (36.54%) ZyXEL
10 15 (28.85%) Hyper-V
11 14 (26.92%) VMware
11 14 (26.92%) ITIL
11 14 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2013
12 13 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
13 11 (21.15%) Customer Requirements
13 11 (21.15%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (21.15%) WAN
14 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
14 10 (19.23%) Server+ Certification
15 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
15 8 (15.38%) MS Visio
15 8 (15.38%) MCP
15 8 (15.38%) Windows Server
16 7 (13.46%) LAN
16 7 (13.46%) MCTS
17 6 (11.54%) DHCP
17 6 (11.54%) DNS

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 28 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 24 (46.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.85%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.92%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (15.38%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Office 365
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.77%) IaaS
4 2 (3.85%) PaaS
4 2 (3.85%) Yammer
5 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.92%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 25 (48.08%) Firewall
2 11 (21.15%) WAN
3 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 7 (13.46%) LAN
5 6 (11.54%) DHCP
5 6 (11.54%) DNS
6 2 (3.85%) Internet
6 2 (3.85%) NAS
6 2 (3.85%) Network Security
6 2 (3.85%) SAN
6 2 (3.85%) Skype
6 2 (3.85%) VLAN
6 2 (3.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.77%) OLAP
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (3.85%) Power BI
5 1 (1.92%) Biml
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (1.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (48.08%) Field Engineer
2 16 (30.77%) Administrator
3 12 (23.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 11 (21.15%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 11 (21.15%) Exchange Administrator
4 11 (21.15%) Exchange Engineer
4 11 (21.15%) Server Administrator
4 11 (21.15%) Server Engineer
5 8 (15.38%) IT Engineer
6 6 (11.54%) Consultant
7 5 (9.62%) 2nd Line Support
7 5 (9.62%) DBA
8 4 (7.69%) SQL DBA
9 3 (5.77%) IT Support
9 3 (5.77%) Senior Field Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Senior IT Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Support Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Technician
10 2 (3.85%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 2 (3.85%) Junior IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) COM
2 1 (1.92%) .NET
2 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Clustering
2 4 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.69%) iPad
3 2 (3.85%) AS400
3 2 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.85%) iPhone
3 2 (3.85%) iSeries
3 2 (3.85%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.85%) Replication
4 1 (1.92%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 45 (86.54%) Windows
2 32 (61.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (59.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (15.38%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.77%) Mac OS X
5 3 (5.77%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.85%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) ITIL
2 11 (21.15%) Customer Requirements
3 5 (9.62%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (7.69%) Collaborative Working
4 4 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (7.69%) ETL
4 4 (7.69%) High Availability
4 4 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 4 (7.69%) Time Management
5 3 (5.77%) Coaching
5 3 (5.77%) Data Architecture
5 3 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.77%) Presales
5 3 (5.77%) Service Design
6 2 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.85%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (3.85%) Incident Management
6 2 (3.85%) Information Security
6 2 (3.85%) Load Balancing
6 2 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.54%) SQL
2 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.69%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.92%) C#
3 1 (1.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 52 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (75.00%) MCSE
3 10 (19.23%) Server+ Certification
4 8 (15.38%) MCP
5 7 (13.46%) MCTS
6 5 (9.62%) CCNA
6 5 (9.62%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (7.69%) Degree
7 4 (7.69%) MCDBA
7 4 (7.69%) MCITP
8 3 (5.77%) DBS Check
9 2 (3.85%) A+ Certification
9 2 (3.85%) CCDP
9 2 (3.85%) CCNP
9 2 (3.85%) CISSP
9 2 (3.85%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (3.85%) MBA
10 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) Data Quality
2 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 15 (28.85%) Hyper-V
2 11 (21.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (19.23%) Active Directory
4 3 (5.77%) Firmware
5 2 (3.85%) pfSense
6 1 (1.92%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) SCCM
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (5.77%) SCOM
4 1 (1.92%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (1.92%) SCSM
Vendors
1 39 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 25 (48.08%) Cisco
3 19 (36.54%) Meraki
3 19 (36.54%) ZyXEL
4 14 (26.92%) VMware
5 3 (5.77%) Apple
6 2 (3.85%) IBM
6 2 (3.85%) Ivanti
6 2 (3.85%) RedGate
7 1 (1.92%) Citrix
7 1 (1.92%) Veeam