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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 210 211 177
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -34
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 6 13 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.14% 0.26% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% 0.77% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 31
Median salary £27,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -15.00%
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
1442 1689 2023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 32.50% 33.72% 36.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1104 1140 1263
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +12 3 £27,500 +12.24%
Maidenhead -5 2 £44,500 - 1
Bracknell -10 1 £27,500 -50.00%
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) MCSA
2 9 (81.82%) MCITP
3 7 (63.64%) MCSE
3 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
4 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
4 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
4 6 (54.55%) Firewall
5 5 (45.45%) VMware
5 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 5 (45.45%) ITIL
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (36.36%) vSphere
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (36.36%) SCOM
6 4 (36.36%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
6 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (36.36%) LAN
6 4 (36.36%) WAN
6 4 (36.36%) CCNA
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services

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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 4 (36.36%) LAN
2 4 (36.36%) WAN
3 3 (27.27%) SAN
3 3 (27.27%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (18.18%) NAS
5 1 (9.09%) PABX
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (36.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server 2000
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) DBA
1 4 (36.36%) IT Support
1 4 (36.36%) SQL DBA
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 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%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Lync Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Production DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Production DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 3 (27.27%) Replication
2 3 (27.27%) Statistics
3 1 (9.09%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (9.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (9.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (36.36%) Risk Analysis
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%) Problem Management
4 2 (18.18%) Presales
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security
5 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 1 (9.09%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (9.09%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (9.09%) Time Management
5 1 (9.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (81.82%) MCITP
2 9 (81.82%) MCSA
3 7 (63.64%) MCSE
4 4 (36.36%) CCNA
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (27.27%) MCP
6 1 (9.09%) CCA
6 1 (9.09%) CCAA
6 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) VCP5
6 1 (9.09%) VCP6
6 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (9.09%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) Data Quality
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
2 4 (36.36%) vSphere
3 3 (27.27%) XenApp
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (9.09%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCOM
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 3 (27.27%) SCVMM
3 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
3 2 (18.18%) Nagios
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (9.09%) MOM
4 1 (9.09%) vRealize
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 2 (18.18%) Juniper
5 2 (18.18%) NetIQ
6 1 (9.09%) Huawei
6 1 (9.09%) NetApp
6 1 (9.09%) Red Hat
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