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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
South West / Bristol
Rank - 121 131
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol - 0.68% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.85% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 0
Median salary - £28,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+32.35% -15.00%

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
487 649 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 27.16% 36.60% 29.68%
Number of salaries quoted 387 561 433
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing MCTS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 12 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft