The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Bromley region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 39 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 4 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bromley 1.82% 10.83% -
As % of the Qualifications category 21.05% 31.71% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 0
Average salary £23,500 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.23% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
MCTS
London

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

Qualifications Category
Bromley
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
19 41 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bromley 8.64% 34.17% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 19 41 20
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bromley

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Bromley

MCTS
Salary Trend in Bromley

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Bromley

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bromley

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bromley 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%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 5 (83.33%) Backup Exec
2 5 (83.33%) Information Security
2 5 (83.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (83.33%) A+ Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Blackberry
2 5 (83.33%) Remedy
2 5 (83.33%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
2 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 5 (83.33%) ADSL
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (33.33%) SCCM
4 2 (33.33%) McAfee
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) SLA

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Bromley by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bromley 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 5 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (83.33%) MS Office
2 5 (83.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (83.33%) ADSL
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Technician
3 1 (16.67%) SQL DBA
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (83.33%) Information Security
3 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (16.67%) Dimensional Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (16.67%) Database Security
5 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (16.67%) Refactoring
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) MCSA
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Backup Exec
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
1 5 (83.33%) Remedy
2 2 (33.33%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) VMware