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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 201 162 140
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -22
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 14 56 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 1.03% 1.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.79% 2.96% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 12 44 77
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £42,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -18.12%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-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
1779 1890 1830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 35.37% 34.62% 35.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1175 1254 1374
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

MCTS Salary Histogram in Berkshire

MCTS
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +15 11 £55,000 +57.14%
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Windsor - 1 £22,500 -
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (84.85%) Microsoft
3 22 (66.67%) Windows
4 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
5 17 (51.52%) MCSE
6 16 (48.48%) MCITP
7 15 (45.45%) Lync
7 15 (45.45%) C#
7 15 (45.45%) .NET
7 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
8 14 (42.42%) MS Exchange
9 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (36.36%) VoIP
11 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
11 11 (33.33%) CSS
11 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 11 (33.33%) HTML
11 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (33.33%) Entity Framework
11 11 (33.33%) .NET Framework
11 11 (33.33%) jQuery
12 10 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2013
12 10 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2010
13 9 (27.27%) Hyper-V
13 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
13 9 (27.27%) MCP
14 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
14 7 (21.21%) Capacity Planning
14 7 (21.21%) Unified Communications
14 7 (21.21%) Network Management

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 15 (45.45%) Lync
2 14 (42.42%) MS Exchange
3 10 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
5 5 (15.15%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (12.12%) IBM Notes
7 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (36.36%) VoIP
2 7 (21.21%) Unified Communications
3 6 (18.18%) WAN
3 6 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 5 (15.15%) DNS
4 5 (15.15%) DHCP
5 4 (12.12%) ISDN
5 4 (12.12%) RTP
6 2 (6.06%) LAN
7 1 (3.03%) PBX
7 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) MySQL
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
1 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (15.15%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Build Engineer
1 7 (21.21%) Voice Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Software Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Technical Support
3 5 (15.15%) Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Software Architect
3 5 (15.15%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (15.15%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (12.12%) Systems Support
4 4 (12.12%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Help Desk Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
6 2 (6.06%) Support Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Exchange Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.03%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) .NET
2 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 11 (33.33%) CSS
2 11 (33.33%) HTML
2 11 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 11 (33.33%) Entity Framework
2 11 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 11 (33.33%) jQuery
3 6 (18.18%) WCF
3 6 (18.18%) Ajax
3 6 (18.18%) LINQ
3 6 (18.18%) JSON
3 6 (18.18%) HTML5
3 6 (18.18%) AngularJS
3 6 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 5 (15.15%) XML
4 5 (15.15%) XSLT
4 5 (15.15%) ADO.NET
Operating Systems
1 22 (66.67%) Windows
2 13 (39.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
4 4 (12.12%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (12.12%) Windows 8
5 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Capacity Planning
1 7 (21.21%) Network Management
2 6 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 6 (18.18%) Web Application Development
3 5 (15.15%) MVC
4 2 (6.06%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.03%) Migration
5 1 (3.03%) ITIL
5 1 (3.03%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.03%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) C#
2 11 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (18.18%) JAQL
3 6 (18.18%) SQL
4 4 (12.12%) Java
4 4 (12.12%) C++
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (51.52%) MCSE
3 16 (48.48%) MCITP
4 9 (27.27%) MCP
5 5 (15.15%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (15.15%) CCNA
5 5 (15.15%) MCPD
6 4 (12.12%) Degree
6 4 (12.12%) CCVP
6 4 (12.12%) CNE
6 4 (12.12%) Novell Certification
7 3 (9.09%) MCSA
8 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
8 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (57.58%) Active Directory
2 9 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
2 1 (3.03%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 28 (84.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.15%) Cisco
3 4 (12.12%) VMware
3 4 (12.12%) Oracle
3 4 (12.12%) Lotus
4 1 (3.03%) Avaya
4 1 (3.03%) Symantec
4 1 (3.03%) McAfee
4 1 (3.03%) MobileIron
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