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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 197 215 193
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -22
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 18 14 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.42% 0.26% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.32% 0.81% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 18
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +46.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £35,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.19% -11.25%
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
1363 1737 2134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.88% 32.61% 36.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1014 1350 1263
Median salary £52,500 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Maidenhead +6 10 £60,000 -
Reading +21 6 £32,500 -27.77%
Slough +15 1 £29,000 +7.40% 2
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 21 (100.00%) Windows
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (80.95%) Windows Server
3 16 (76.19%) MCSA
4 15 (71.43%) MCITP
5 14 (66.67%) VMware
6 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
7 11 (52.38%) MCSE
7 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
7 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
7 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (47.62%) MCP
9 9 (42.86%) Hyper-V
9 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (33.33%) Finance
10 7 (33.33%) SQL
11 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
11 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
11 6 (28.57%) CCNA
11 6 (28.57%) Cisco
11 6 (28.57%) Citrix
11 6 (28.57%) Clustering
11 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (28.57%) Firewall
11 6 (28.57%) Time Management
11 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation

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 4 (19.05%) SharePoint
2 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) SharePoint Foundation
3 2 (9.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Office 365
2 3 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) Firewall
1 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 5 (23.81%) SAN
3 3 (14.29%) VLAN
3 3 (14.29%) VPN
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (9.52%) LAN
4 2 (9.52%) NAS
4 2 (9.52%) WAN
5 1 (4.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 7 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) DBA
2 6 (28.57%) IT Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) IT Support
2 6 (28.57%) IT Support Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) SQL DBA
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server DBA
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Production DBA
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server Production DBA
4 3 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) CSS
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (28.57%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 3 (14.29%) Thin Client
3 2 (9.52%) Replication
4 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (80.95%) Windows Server
3 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
4 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (14.29%) Linux
5 3 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (14.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 3 (14.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
1 6 (28.57%) Risk Analysis
1 6 (28.57%) Server Virtualisation
1 6 (28.57%) Time Management
2 4 (19.05%) Presales
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (14.29%) Server Monitoring
3 3 (14.29%) Virtual Infrastructure
4 2 (9.52%) Database Security
4 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.52%) Line Management
4 2 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.76%) Service Management
5 1 (4.76%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (76.19%) MCSA
3 15 (71.43%) MCITP
4 11 (52.38%) MCSE
5 10 (47.62%) MCP
6 6 (28.57%) CCNA
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (14.29%) CCA
7 3 (14.29%) CCAA
7 3 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (14.29%) VCP5
7 3 (14.29%) VCP6
7 3 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (14.29%) VTSP
8 1 (4.76%) Degree
8 1 (4.76%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 5 (23.81%) XenApp
5 3 (14.29%) vCloud
5 3 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 3 (14.29%) Nagios
2 3 (14.29%) PowerCLI
2 3 (14.29%) vRealize
3 1 (4.76%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.76%) SCCM
3 1 (4.76%) SCOM
3 1 (4.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) VMware
2 11 (52.38%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) Cisco
3 6 (28.57%) Citrix
4 3 (14.29%) Huawei
4 3 (14.29%) NetApp
4 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
5 2 (9.52%) Juniper
5 2 (9.52%) NetIQ
6 1 (4.76%) BT
6 1 (4.76%) CA
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