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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 132 125 104
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -21
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 3 1 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.17% 0.051% 1.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% 0.18% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 25
Average salary £28,000 - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
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
636 571 483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 35.20% 29.18% 27.73%
Number of salaries quoted 552 442 362
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 14 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 10

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MCSA
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £24000 - £29000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
soVision Ltd
Salary: From £21,000 to £25,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Posted: 24 days ago