The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 114 139 118
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -21
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 14 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.88% 0.36% 0.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.26% 1.29% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 10
Median salary £30,000 £28,750 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -41.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £27,750 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £29,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £35,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.08% -11.25%
MCTS
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
429 619 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 27.03% 28.10% 30.41%
Number of salaries quoted 317 458 434
Median salary £42,500 £42,375 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.29% -0.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Buckinghamshire region citing MCTS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

MCTS
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

MCTS
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCTS across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

MCTS Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

MCTS
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +25 5 £30,000 - 2
High Wycombe +7 4 £32,500 +18.18%
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 21 (77.78%) Windows
3 20 (74.07%) MCITP
4 18 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 17 (62.96%) MCP
6 15 (55.56%) MCSA
7 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
7 12 (44.44%) MCSE
7 12 (44.44%) SQL
7 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
7 12 (44.44%) VMware
8 11 (40.74%) ITIL
8 11 (40.74%) Windows 8
8 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (40.74%) Windows 10
9 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
10 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (29.63%) Windows 7
11 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
12 6 (22.22%) VB
12 6 (22.22%) MySQL
12 6 (22.22%) MS Office
12 6 (22.22%) C#
12 6 (22.22%) Perl
12 6 (22.22%) PL/SQL
12 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
12 6 (22.22%) SAS
12 6 (22.22%) Citrix

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 6 (22.22%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (22.22%) Big Data
2 6 (22.22%) Hadoop
2 6 (22.22%) MySQL
2 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (22.22%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 6 (22.22%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (22.22%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 6 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
1 6 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 6 (22.22%) DBA
1 6 (22.22%) Developer
1 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support
1 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 6 (22.22%) Report Developer
1 6 (22.22%) SQL DBA
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Developer
1 6 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Desktop Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) IT Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Server Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (11.11%) Support Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) IT Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 18 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 11 (40.74%) Windows 10
3 11 (40.74%) Windows 8
3 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (29.63%) Windows 7
4 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Dashboard Development
2 6 (22.22%) Data Management
2 6 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (22.22%) Validation
3 1 (3.70%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 1 (3.70%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (44.44%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) T-SQL
3 6 (22.22%) C#
3 6 (22.22%) Perl
3 6 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 6 (22.22%) Python
3 6 (22.22%) R
3 6 (22.22%) VB
4 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (74.07%) MCITP
3 17 (62.96%) MCP
4 15 (55.56%) MCSA
5 12 (44.44%) MCSE
6 6 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.70%) CCA
7 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 12 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (22.22%) XenDesktop
4 5 (18.52%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.70%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (3.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 12 (44.44%) VMware
3 6 (22.22%) Citrix
3 6 (22.22%) Teradata
4 5 (18.52%) Apple
5 1 (3.70%) AppSense
5 1 (3.70%) BMC
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco
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