The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 104 74 64
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -10
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 4 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.088% 0.58% 2.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.38% 1.72% 7.17%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 21
Average salary - £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
MCTS
East Sussex

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

Qualifications Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
265 232 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 23.35% 33.67% 34.23%
Number of salaries quoted 241 224 279
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,300 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

MCTS
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Brighton

MCTS
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Brighton 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Technician
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware