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 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 97 108
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.089% 0.083%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.34% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -12.50%
MCTS
East of England

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
189 293 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 20.61% 26.02% 27.78%
Number of salaries quoted 157 238 304
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Intel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) VCAP
1 1 (100.00%) VCP5
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Wintel Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VCAP
1 1 (100.00%) VCP5
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Intel
1 1 (100.00%) VMware