Period
to 21 May 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 May 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 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 174 207
Rank change year-on-year -17 +33 +26
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 54 64 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 1.03% 1.21% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.51% 4.02% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 38 49 69
Surrey median annual salary £38,750 £36,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.16% -12.05% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £20,900 £23,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £40,250 £57,500
South East median annual salary £38,750 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.64% +2.86% -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 1,537 1,594 2,600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 29.39% 30.08% 32.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,254 1,341 2,140
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,450
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.65%

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 May 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 May 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 - 11 £40,000 -
Woking +1 10 £31,000 -52.31%
Guildford -33 5 £45,000 +12.50%
Sunbury-on-Thames - 5 - -
Godalming - 5 £24,000 -
Camberley - 4 £52,500 -
MCSA
South East

For the 6 months to 21 May 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 45 (83.33%) MCSE
3 44 (81.48%) Windows
4 38 (70.37%) Microsoft
5 20 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 18 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 18 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 18 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 17 (31.48%) VMware
7 17 (31.48%) Cisco
7 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (29.63%) MCP
9 15 (27.78%) Firewall
10 13 (24.07%) DBS Check
10 13 (24.07%) Apple
11 12 (22.22%) DHCP
11 12 (22.22%) DNS
11 12 (22.22%) Meraki
11 12 (22.22%) ZyXEL
12 11 (20.37%) MCTS
12 11 (20.37%) iPad
12 11 (20.37%) Mac OS X
13 9 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (16.67%) CCNA
14 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2
14 8 (14.81%) ITIL
14 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
15 7 (12.96%) IaaS
15 7 (12.96%) SCCM

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 18 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 18 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (9.26%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (12.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (12.96%) IaaS
3 6 (11.11%) PaaS
4 5 (9.26%) SaaS
5 3 (5.56%) Office 365
6 2 (3.70%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.78%) Firewall
2 12 (22.22%) DHCP
2 12 (22.22%) DNS
3 4 (7.41%) LAN
3 4 (7.41%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.41%) WAN
4 2 (3.70%) Internet
4 2 (3.70%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.70%) Power BI
4 1 (1.85%) Biml
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.41%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (33.33%) Field Engineer
2 15 (27.78%) IT Engineer
3 13 (24.07%) Support Engineer
4 12 (22.22%) IT Support
5 11 (20.37%) IT Support Engineer
6 10 (18.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 7 (12.96%) Administrator
7 7 (12.96%) Exchange Engineer
7 7 (12.96%) Server Engineer
8 6 (11.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 6 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (11.11%) Consultant
8 6 (11.11%) Developer
9 5 (9.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (9.26%) Azure Developer
9 5 (9.26%) Cloud Developer
9 5 (9.26%) Exchange Administrator
9 5 (9.26%) Server Administrator
9 5 (9.26%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.70%) COM
2 1 (1.85%) .NET
2 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) iPad
2 5 (9.26%) Public Cloud
3 4 (7.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.70%) NHS
4 2 (3.70%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 44 (81.48%) Windows
2 20 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (31.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (20.37%) Mac OS X
5 6 (11.11%) Windows Server
6 5 (9.26%) Linux
7 2 (3.70%) Windows 10
7 2 (3.70%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.81%) ITIL
1 8 (14.81%) PRINCE2
2 6 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (9.26%) Customer Requirements
3 5 (9.26%) DevOps
3 5 (9.26%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (9.26%) Runbook
3 5 (9.26%) Test Automation
3 5 (9.26%) Time Management
4 4 (7.41%) Collaborative Working
4 4 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (7.41%) ITIL V3
4 4 (7.41%) Operational Acceptance Criteria
4 4 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
4 4 (7.41%) TOGAF
5 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.56%) Data Modelling
5 3 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.56%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.11%) C#
1 6 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 5 (9.26%) Shell Script
3 4 (7.41%) SQL
4 1 (1.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
4 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (83.33%) MCSE
3 16 (29.63%) MCP
4 13 (24.07%) DBS Check
5 11 (20.37%) MCTS
6 9 (16.67%) CCNA
6 9 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (9.26%) CCNP
8 4 (7.41%) CCDP
8 4 (7.41%) Server+ Certification
9 3 (5.56%) Degree
9 3 (5.56%) MCDBA
10 2 (3.70%) MBA
11 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
2 2 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (1.85%) GDPR
3 1 (1.85%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 18 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 6 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) SCCM
2 6 (11.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 6 (11.11%) SCOM
2 6 (11.11%) SCSM
3 5 (9.26%) SCOrch
4 1 (1.85%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 38 (70.37%) Microsoft
2 17 (31.48%) Cisco
2 17 (31.48%) VMware
3 13 (24.07%) Apple
4 12 (22.22%) Meraki
4 12 (22.22%) ZyXEL
5 3 (5.56%) Citrix
6 1 (1.85%) Veeam