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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 206 214 156
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -58
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 7 15 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.14% 0.27% 1.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.44% 0.74% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 58
Median salary £29,000 £65,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-55.38% +85.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £55,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,000 £90,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.94% -10.00%
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
1575 2028 1952
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.58% 37.16% 33.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1228 1327 1329
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCTS across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

MCTS Salary Histogram 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 3 May 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 +22 3 £27,500 -57.69% 1
Maidenhead - 3 £75,000 -
Bracknell -11 1 £27,500 -62.06% 1
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 13 (76.47%) MCSE
2 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
3 12 (70.59%) ITIL
4 11 (64.71%) MCSA
4 11 (64.71%) Cisco
5 10 (58.82%) Firewall
6 9 (52.94%) MCITP
6 9 (52.94%) Skype for Business
7 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (47.06%) CCNA
7 8 (47.06%) LAN
7 8 (47.06%) WAN
8 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
8 7 (41.18%) SCOM
9 6 (35.29%) Windows
9 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
10 5 (29.41%) MCSD
10 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
10 5 (29.41%) SLA
10 5 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
10 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
10 5 (29.41%) Sophos
10 5 (29.41%) Wireless
10 5 (29.41%) MOS
10 5 (29.41%) Cacti
10 5 (29.41%) Fortinet
10 5 (29.41%) SolarWinds
10 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012

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 9 (52.94%) Skype for Business
2 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
3 4 (23.53%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (11.76%) Office 365
3 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) Firewall
2 8 (47.06%) LAN
2 8 (47.06%) WAN
3 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
3 5 (29.41%) Wireless
4 4 (23.53%) PABX
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (11.76%) NAS
5 2 (11.76%) SAN
5 2 (11.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) IT Support
2 4 (23.53%) Lync Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) DBA
3 3 (17.65%) IT Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior DBA
3 3 (17.65%) Senior SQL DBA
3 3 (17.65%) Senior SQL Server DBA
3 3 (17.65%) SQL DBA
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server DBA
3 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) IT Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Middleware
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.88%) jQuery
2 1 (5.88%) Lucene
2 1 (5.88%) WCF
2 1 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
3 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (17.65%) Replication
3 3 (17.65%) Statistics
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Coaching
2 5 (29.41%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL V3
4 3 (17.65%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (17.65%) High Availability
4 3 (17.65%) Logistics
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (17.65%) Problem Management
4 3 (17.65%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (5.88%) CRM
6 1 (5.88%) Information Security
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) OO
6 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
1 4 (23.53%) VB
1 4 (23.53%) VBScript
2 1 (5.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (76.47%) MCSE
3 11 (64.71%) MCSA
4 9 (52.94%) MCITP
5 8 (47.06%) CCNA
5 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (29.41%) MCSD
6 5 (29.41%) MOS
7 1 (5.88%) Degree
7 1 (5.88%) MCP
7 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
7 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) SLA
2 3 (17.65%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (76.47%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) vSphere
3 2 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) SCOM
2 5 (29.41%) Cacti
3 4 (23.53%) MOM
4 3 (17.65%) SCCM
4 3 (17.65%) SCVMM
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Intune
5 2 (11.76%) Backup Exec
5 2 (11.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 11 (64.71%) Cisco
3 5 (29.41%) Fortinet
3 5 (29.41%) SolarWinds
3 5 (29.41%) Sophos
4 3 (17.65%) Oracle
4 3 (17.65%) VMware
5 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
5 2 (11.76%) Citrix
5 2 (11.76%) Juniper
5 2 (11.76%) NetIQ
6 1 (5.88%) Xamarin
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