The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Brentwood region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 23 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 3.01% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 18.18% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
MCTS
Essex

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

Qualifications Category
Brentwood
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
22 29 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brentwood 16.54% 32.22% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 20
Average salary £66,250 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.22% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £31,800 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £56,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the Brentwood region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Brentwood

MCTS
Salary Trend in Brentwood

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Brentwood

MCTS
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Brentwood

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) XenServer
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (100.00%) MCSM

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Brentwood by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Brentwood 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Support Specialist
1 4 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Change Management
1 4 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) MCSM
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (100.00%) XenServer
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) VMware