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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 17 31 13
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 2 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bromley 3.23% 2.49% 10.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.38% 27.78% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 14
Average salary £28,250 £24,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.30% -53.33%
UK excluding London average salary £33,826 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.43% -
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
13 18 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bromley 20.97% 8.96% 32.31%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 41
Average salary £29,500 £47,500 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.89% -7.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 August 2015, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) A+ Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) ADSL
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) WAN
2 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 4 (80.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (80.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (40.00%) Remedy
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (20.00%) Information Security
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (20.00%) Degree
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Bromley by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) ADSL
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) WAN
1 4 (80.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Remedy
3 1 (20.00%) SAP