Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 190 189 222
Rank change year-on-year -1 +33 -21
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 50 60 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.95% 1.06% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.30% 3.45% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 38 51 63
Surrey median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +19.05% -16.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £23,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £48,750 £51,000
South East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -6.67%

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 1,517 1,741 2,527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 28.91% 30.80% 33.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,189 1,427 2,031
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,400 £26,250 £25,803
90th Percentile £74,000 £68,750 £68,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +2.27%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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
Woking +8 8 £31,000 -31.11% 1
Camberley -2 6 £52,500 +10.53%
Sunbury-on-Thames - 5 - -
Farnham -21 4 £37,500 +19.05%
Godalming - 4 £24,000 -
Leatherhead -6 3 £37,500 +63.04%
Staines +6 2 £27,250 +70.31%
Egham +25 1 £24,000 -31.43%
Guildford -13 1 £32,500 -0.76% 1
Caterham - 1 £62,500 -
Weybridge - 1 £35,000 -
MCSA
South East

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 50 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (74.00%) Windows
3 35 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 30 (60.00%) MCSE
5 27 (54.00%) Active Directory
6 22 (44.00%) VMware
7 15 (30.00%) MCP
8 13 (26.00%) Apple
8 13 (26.00%) Hyper-V
8 13 (26.00%) Windows Server
9 11 (22.00%) DBS Check
9 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 11 (22.00%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (22.00%) CCNA
9 11 (22.00%) DHCP
10 10 (20.00%) DNS
11 9 (18.00%) iPad
11 9 (18.00%) Office 365
11 9 (18.00%) MCTS
11 9 (18.00%) Citrix
11 9 (18.00%) SQL
11 9 (18.00%) Mac OS X
11 9 (18.00%) Mentoring
11 9 (18.00%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (16.00%) ITIL
12 8 (16.00%) Finance
13 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
13 7 (14.00%) Firewall

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 7 (14.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (18.00%) Office 365
3 5 (10.00%) IaaS
3 5 (10.00%) PaaS
3 5 (10.00%) SaaS
4 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.00%) DHCP
2 10 (20.00%) DNS
3 7 (14.00%) Firewall
4 4 (8.00%) Internet
5 3 (6.00%) LAN
5 3 (6.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.00%) VoIP
5 3 (6.00%) WAN
6 1 (2.00%) MPLS
6 1 (2.00%) Network Security
6 1 (2.00%) SAN
6 1 (2.00%) VLAN
6 1 (2.00%) Wireless
6 1 (2.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) RDBMS
1 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (6.00%) Marketing
4 2 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Support Engineer
2 10 (20.00%) IT Support
3 9 (18.00%) IT Engineer
3 9 (18.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (14.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (14.00%) Server Engineer
5 6 (12.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 5 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Azure Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Cloud Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Field Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Senior Exchange Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Senior Field Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Senior Server Engineer
6 5 (10.00%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) iPad
2 5 (10.00%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.00%) NHS
3 2 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.00%) CMDB
4 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 37 (74.00%) Windows
2 13 (26.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (18.00%) Mac OS X
5 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (12.00%) Linux
7 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.00%) Android
8 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.00%) Windows Phone
8 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.00%) Mentoring
1 9 (18.00%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (16.00%) ITIL
3 5 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (10.00%) DevOps
3 5 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (10.00%) High Availability
3 5 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 5 (10.00%) Runbook
3 5 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 4 (8.00%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
4 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2
4 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (8.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (6.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (4.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.00%) Data Management
6 2 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) SQL
2 5 (10.00%) C#
2 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (60.00%) MCSE
3 15 (30.00%) MCP
4 11 (22.00%) CCNA
4 11 (22.00%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (22.00%) DBS Check
5 9 (18.00%) MCTS
6 5 (10.00%) MCDBA
7 4 (8.00%) CCNP
8 3 (6.00%) CCDP
9 1 (2.00%) Degree
9 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (2.00%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) GDPR
2 1 (2.00%) PMO
System Software
1 27 (54.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (26.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 5 (10.00%) SCCM
1 5 (10.00%) SCOM
1 5 (10.00%) SCOrch
1 5 (10.00%) SCSM
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 35 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (44.00%) VMware
3 13 (26.00%) Apple
4 9 (18.00%) Citrix
5 4 (8.00%) Cisco
6 2 (4.00%) MobileIron
6 2 (4.00%) NetApp
6 2 (4.00%) ServiceNow
7 1 (2.00%) Avaya