The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Amersham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 11 7 4
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 2 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Amersham 4.44% 25.00% 28.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.11% 80.00% 77.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 13
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
MCTS
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Amersham region.

Qualifications Category
Amersham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
18 10 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Amersham 40.00% 31.25% 36.73%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 16
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Amersham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the Amersham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Amersham

MCTS
Salary Trend in Amersham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the Amersham region.

MCTS Salary Trend in Amersham

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Amersham

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Amersham region citing MCTS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCTS.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Dell
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
1 4 (100.00%) Symantec
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (100.00%) MCITP
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) PlateSpin
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) XenServer
1 4 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 4 (100.00%) Veeam
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
1 4 (100.00%) EqualLogic
1 4 (100.00%) NCDA

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Amersham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Amersham region citing MCTS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Consultant
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 4 (100.00%) MCITP
1 4 (100.00%) NCDA
1 4 (100.00%) NCIE
1 4 (100.00%) VCAP
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) XenServer
1 4 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 4 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 4 (100.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) Dell
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) NetApp
1 4 (100.00%) Symantec
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) PlateSpin
1 4 (100.00%) Veeam