Period
to 11 November 2019

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 11 November 2019 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
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 146 182 213
Rank change year-on-year +36 +31 -32
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 50 53 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.29% 1.07% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.13% 3.71% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 48 46 47
Surrey median annual salary £36,250 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £24,100 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £47,875 £51,250 £50,001
South East median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year -13.33% +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 1,211 1,430 1,797
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 31.19% 28.82% 29.05%
Number of salaries quoted 975 1,098 1,442
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £79,500 £74,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 11 November 2019.

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 11 November 2019. 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 +15 13 £28,000 -13.85%
Woking -11 8 £43,750 -12.50%
Leatherhead +4 7 £24,000 -36.00%
Horley - 5 £45,000 - 1
Staines -10 4 £26,500 -
Epsom +3 3 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Farnham +23 1 £40,000 +6.67% 3
Godalming - 1 £27,500 - 1
Chertsey - 1 £26,000 -
MCSA
South East

For the 6 months to 11 November 2019, 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 48 (96.00%) Windows
3 37 (74.00%) Microsoft
4 28 (56.00%) Active Directory
5 24 (48.00%) MCSE
5 24 (48.00%) Windows Server
6 22 (44.00%) Office 365
7 19 (38.00%) Windows 10
8 17 (34.00%) ITIL
9 16 (32.00%) Azure
10 15 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
10 15 (30.00%) Citrix
11 14 (28.00%) VMware
12 13 (26.00%) TCP/IP
12 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 12 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (24.00%) CCNA
13 12 (24.00%) Internet
14 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (20.00%) SCCM
15 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (20.00%) Firewall
15 10 (20.00%) DHCP
15 10 (20.00%) VoIP
15 10 (20.00%) MCP
15 10 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
16 9 (18.00%) WAN
16 9 (18.00%) MS Exchange
16 9 (18.00%) Android
17 8 (16.00%) LAN

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 9 (18.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (44.00%) Office 365
2 16 (32.00%) Azure
3 7 (14.00%) OneDrive
3 7 (14.00%) Power Platform
4 6 (12.00%) PowerApps
5 5 (10.00%) AWS
5 5 (10.00%) GCP
5 5 (10.00%) SaaS
6 1 (2.00%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Flow
6 1 (2.00%) Mimecast
6 1 (2.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (24.00%) Internet
3 10 (20.00%) DHCP
3 10 (20.00%) Firewall
3 10 (20.00%) VoIP
4 9 (18.00%) WAN
5 8 (16.00%) LAN
6 5 (10.00%) DNS
6 5 (10.00%) VPN
7 3 (6.00%) Intranet
8 2 (4.00%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) Power BI
General
1 4 (8.00%) Czech Language
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Analyst
2 7 (14.00%) Administrator
2 7 (14.00%) IT Support
2 7 (14.00%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (12.00%) Consultant
4 5 (10.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) 2nd Line Technical Support
4 5 (10.00%) Field Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Support Technician
4 5 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 5 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 4 (8.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.00%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
5 4 (8.00%) IT Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Field Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
2 7 (14.00%) Driving Licence
3 5 (10.00%) AS400
3 5 (10.00%) iPad
3 5 (10.00%) iPhone
3 5 (10.00%) iSeries
4 4 (8.00%) Blackberry
4 4 (8.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
5 2 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.00%) LIMS
6 1 (2.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 48 (96.00%) Windows
2 24 (48.00%) Windows Server
3 19 (38.00%) Windows 10
4 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (18.00%) Android
7 7 (14.00%) Windows 7
8 5 (10.00%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.00%) ITIL
2 7 (14.00%) Incident Management
2 7 (14.00%) ITSM
3 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (12.00%) Presales
4 5 (10.00%) Change Control
4 5 (10.00%) Coaching
4 5 (10.00%) CRM
4 5 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (10.00%) Facilities Management
4 5 (10.00%) ISMS
4 5 (10.00%) Line Management
4 5 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 5 (10.00%) Project Management
4 5 (10.00%) Server Patching
4 5 (10.00%) Service Management
5 4 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.00%) C
3 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (48.00%) MCSE
3 12 (24.00%) CCNA
3 12 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (20.00%) MCP
5 6 (12.00%) MCITP
6 5 (10.00%) A+ Certification
7 3 (6.00%) VCP6
7 3 (6.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (2.00%) CISSP
9 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) SLA
2 6 (12.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (4.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 28 (56.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (20.00%) SCCM
2 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (10.00%) SCOM
4 1 (2.00%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (2.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 37 (74.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (30.00%) Citrix
3 14 (28.00%) VMware
4 7 (14.00%) Meraki
5 6 (12.00%) Apple
6 5 (10.00%) EMC
6 5 (10.00%) Google
6 5 (10.00%) IBM
6 5 (10.00%) NetApp
6 5 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (6.00%) Cisco
7 3 (6.00%) HP
8 2 (4.00%) arcserve
8 2 (4.00%) Avaya
8 2 (4.00%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (4.00%) Polycom
8 2 (4.00%) Wyse
8 2 (4.00%) ZyXEL
9 1 (2.00%) Forcepoint
9 1 (2.00%) Remedy