The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 206 204 171
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -33
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 3 16 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.066% 0.32% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.90% 2.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3 12 40
Median salary £27,500 £55,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +57.14%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
MCTS
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1464 1775 2015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.29% 35.11% 36.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1125 1199 1311
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

MCTS
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Berkshire

MCTS
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +14 2 £27,500 +12.24%
Bracknell -12 1 £27,500 -50.00%
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (81.82%) MCITP
3 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 8 (72.73%) MCSE
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
4 7 (63.64%) ITIL
4 7 (63.64%) SCOM
5 6 (54.55%) Windows
5 6 (54.55%) Cisco
5 6 (54.55%) MCSA
5 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
5 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
6 5 (45.45%) Firewall
6 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
7 4 (36.36%) Skype for Business
7 4 (36.36%) PABX
7 4 (36.36%) ITIL V3
7 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
7 4 (36.36%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
7 4 (36.36%) SQL
7 4 (36.36%) VBScript
7 4 (36.36%) VB
7 4 (36.36%) MOM
8 3 (27.27%) Middleware
8 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (27.27%) Oracle
8 3 (27.27%) LAN

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 4 (36.36%) Office Communications Server
2 4 (36.36%) Skype for Business
3 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) PABX
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) WAN
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (18.18%) NAS
4 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 2 (18.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) IT Support
1 4 (36.36%) Lync Engineer
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) DBA
2 3 (27.27%) IT Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior DBA
2 3 (27.27%) Senior SQL DBA
2 3 (27.27%) Senior SQL Server DBA
2 3 (27.27%) SQL DBA
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server DBA
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Replication
2 3 (27.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) ITIL V3
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (27.27%) High Availability
3 3 (27.27%) Logistics
3 3 (27.27%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
3 3 (27.27%) Risk Analysis
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
1 4 (36.36%) VB
1 4 (36.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (81.82%) MCITP
3 8 (72.73%) MCSE
4 6 (54.55%) MCSA
5 3 (27.27%) CCNA
5 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (9.09%) MCP
6 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) vSphere
3 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) SCOM
2 4 (36.36%) MOM
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (27.27%) SCCM
3 3 (27.27%) SCVMM
4 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
4 2 (18.18%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) Juniper
4 2 (18.18%) NetIQ
Slough, Berkshire
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Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum
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