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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 161 172
Rank change year-on-year +36 +11  
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 42 50 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.49% 1.18% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.13% 3.60% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 38 34 42
Median salary £30,500 £41,250 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.06% -1.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.35% +4.61%  

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 818 1387 1322
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 28.95% 32.66% 29.55%
Number of salaries quoted 692 1132 1106
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 29 March 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 29 March 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
Guildford +25 17 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Leatherhead - 9 £27,500 - 1
Woking +14 4 - - 3
Staines -9 4 £15,500 -
Farnham +5 2 £32,250 +4.73%
Egham +2 1 £33,500 -44.16%
Cranleigh - 1 £25,000 -
MCSA
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 82 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (80.49%) Microsoft
3 61 (74.39%) Windows
4 49 (59.76%) MCSE
5 48 (58.54%) Windows Server
6 47 (57.32%) Active Directory
7 43 (52.44%) ITIL
7 43 (52.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 37 (45.12%) VMware
9 32 (39.02%) MS Excel
9 32 (39.02%) Windows Server 2008
10 28 (34.15%) Disaster Recovery
11 26 (31.71%) CCNA
11 26 (31.71%) Cisco
11 26 (31.71%) Cisco Certification
12 24 (29.27%) MS Office
12 24 (29.27%) SQL Server
12 24 (29.27%) High Availability
13 22 (26.83%) SQL
13 22 (26.83%) SLA
13 22 (26.83%) Office 365
14 21 (25.61%) LAN
15 20 (24.39%) MS Exchange
15 20 (24.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 20 (24.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 20 (24.39%) SQL Server 2005
15 20 (24.39%) Performance Tuning
15 20 (24.39%) SQL Server 2008
16 19 (23.17%) Firewall
16 19 (23.17%) WAN

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 20 (24.39%) MS Exchange
2 13 (15.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (14.63%) SharePoint
4 9 (10.98%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.88%) IIS
6 2 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 32 (39.02%) MS Excel
2 24 (29.27%) MS Office
3 4 (4.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (26.83%) Office 365
2 18 (21.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (8.54%) IaaS
3 7 (8.54%) PaaS
3 7 (8.54%) SaaS
4 1 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 21 (25.61%) LAN
2 19 (23.17%) Firewall
2 19 (23.17%) WAN
3 9 (10.98%) WebEx
4 8 (9.76%) SAN
5 7 (8.54%) Network Security
5 7 (8.54%) TCP/IP
6 6 (7.32%) VoIP
6 6 (7.32%) VPN
7 4 (4.88%) 3G
8 2 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (1.22%) Unified Communications
9 1 (1.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 20 (24.39%) SQL Server 2005
2 20 (24.39%) SQL Server 2008
2 20 (24.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 20 (24.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (15.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (15.85%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MSI
General
1 7 (8.54%) Multimedia
2 4 (4.88%) Finance
3 3 (3.66%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (29.27%) Administrator
2 23 (28.05%) Support Engineer
3 20 (24.39%) DBA
3 20 (24.39%) SQL DBA
4 16 (19.51%) Network Administrator
4 16 (19.51%) Systems Administrator
5 10 (12.20%) Analyst
6 9 (10.98%) 1st Line Engineer
7 8 (9.76%) 1st Line Support
7 8 (9.76%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (7.32%) IT Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) IT Support
9 5 (6.10%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) Field Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) Help Desk Support
9 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) IT Support Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.88%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.51%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.54%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.54%) Data Protection Act
3 5 (6.10%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.88%) Clustering
4 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 61 (74.39%) Windows
2 48 (58.54%) Windows Server
3 43 (52.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 32 (39.02%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (19.51%) Mac OS X
6 3 (3.66%) Windows 10
6 3 (3.66%) Windows 7
6 3 (3.66%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.22%) Linux
8 1 (1.22%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (52.44%) ITIL
2 28 (34.15%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (29.27%) High Availability
4 20 (24.39%) Performance Tuning
5 15 (18.29%) ITIL V3
6 8 (9.76%) Mentoring
7 7 (8.54%) Business Continuity
7 7 (8.54%) Data Analysis
7 7 (8.54%) Data Management
7 7 (8.54%) Data Modelling
7 7 (8.54%) Data Protection
7 7 (8.54%) QMS
7 7 (8.54%) Statistics
8 6 (7.32%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (7.32%) Web Filtering
9 4 (4.88%) Capacity Management
9 4 (4.88%) Data Centre Operations
9 4 (4.88%) Patch Management
9 4 (4.88%) Power Management
9 4 (4.88%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 22 (26.83%) SQL
2 7 (8.54%) T-SQL
3 5 (6.10%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.66%) C
Qualifications
1 82 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 49 (59.76%) MCSE
3 26 (31.71%) CCNA
3 26 (31.71%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (19.51%) MCP
5 15 (18.29%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (12.20%) MCITP
7 8 (9.76%) A+ Certification
7 8 (9.76%) CCENT
8 7 (8.54%) Degree
9 6 (7.32%) DBS Check
10 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
10 4 (4.88%) Security Cleared
10 4 (4.88%) VTSP
11 3 (3.66%) MCTS
12 2 (2.44%) CCA
12 2 (2.44%) CCNP
12 2 (2.44%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (1.22%) CCDA
13 1 (1.22%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (26.83%) SLA
2 7 (8.54%) PCI DSS
2 7 (8.54%) QA
System Software
1 47 (57.32%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.07%) vSphere
3 13 (15.85%) Hyper-V
4 10 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (4.88%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (13.41%) SCCM
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (4.88%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 66 (80.49%) Microsoft
2 37 (45.12%) VMware
3 26 (31.71%) Cisco
4 6 (7.32%) Citrix
4 6 (7.32%) HP
5 4 (4.88%) Dell
5 4 (4.88%) LANDesk
5 4 (4.88%) ZyXEL
6 3 (3.66%) Meraki
7 2 (2.44%) SunGard
8 1 (1.22%) 3Com
8 1 (1.22%) Apple
8 1 (1.22%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.22%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.22%) Clearswift
8 1 (1.22%) Draytek
8 1 (1.22%) EMC
8 1 (1.22%) NetApp
8 1 (1.22%) NETGEAR
8 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
Woking, Surrey
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