The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 124 106 104
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -2
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 4 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.21% 0.96% 0.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% 3.00% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 6
Average salary £26,000 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.47% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
MCTS
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
555 633 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 28.48% 31.89% 33.76%
Number of salaries quoted 475 474 485
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

MCTS
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Bristol

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) MCP
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix
4 2 (33.33%) A+ Certification
4 2 (33.33%) MCSE
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (16.67%) SCDPM
5 1 (16.67%) SCSM
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (16.67%) Line Management
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
5 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (16.67%) WCF
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DHCP
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) NUnit
1 1 (16.67%) CruiseControl
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) MSBuild
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Support
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Network Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Supervisor
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
1 1 (16.67%) WCF
1 1 (16.67%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) UML
1 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (16.67%) OO
1 1 (16.67%) RUP
1 1 (16.67%) CRM
1 1 (16.67%) SOA
1 1 (16.67%) MVC
1 1 (16.67%) Workflow
1 1 (16.67%) Unified Process
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (16.67%) Time Management
1 1 (16.67%) MSF
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (16.67%) Line Management
1 1 (16.67%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCP
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (16.67%) MCPD
4 1 (16.67%) MCSA
4 1 (16.67%) MCAD
4 1 (16.67%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
1 1 (16.67%) SCOM
1 1 (16.67%) SCVMM
1 1 (16.67%) SCDPM
1 1 (16.67%) SCSM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
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