The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank - 87 88
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.39% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £25,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -15.00%

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

Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
127 256 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.10% 32.49% 23.57%
Number of salaries quoted 100 226 210
Median salary £44,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing MCTS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

MCTS
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

MCTS
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing MCTS 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Server Support
1 1 (100.00%) Server Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Wintel Support
1 1 (100.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec