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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 99 131 120
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -11
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 18 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.21% 0.57% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.93% 1.79% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16 1 12
Median salary £32,500 £23,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.30% -54.00%
UK excluding London median salary £34,250 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.73% -15.00%
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
458 727 658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.68% 31.73% 30.73%
Number of salaries quoted 356 544 455
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 - 9 £41,500 - 1
High Wycombe +8 7 £32,500 +41.30% 1
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 25 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (84.00%) Windows
3 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
4 16 (64.00%) MCITP
5 15 (60.00%) Windows Server
5 15 (60.00%) ITIL
5 15 (60.00%) MCP
6 13 (52.00%) MS Excel
7 12 (48.00%) MCSA
7 12 (48.00%) VMware
8 11 (44.00%) MS Office
8 11 (44.00%) MCSE
8 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
8 11 (44.00%) Windows 8
8 11 (44.00%) Windows 10
9 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2013
11 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (28.00%) SQL
11 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
11 7 (28.00%) Retail
11 7 (28.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
13 5 (20.00%) XenDesktop
13 5 (20.00%) Cisco
13 5 (20.00%) Citrix
13 5 (20.00%) T-SQL

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 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (28.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (28.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.00%) MS Project Server
2 4 (16.00%) SAS
2 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (16.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (52.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (44.00%) MS Office
3 4 (16.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (16.00%) Big Data
3 4 (16.00%) Hadoop
3 4 (16.00%) MySQL
4 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (28.00%) Retail
2 4 (16.00%) Publishing
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 7 (28.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (28.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 7 (28.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 7 (28.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 7 (28.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Developer
3 4 (16.00%) IT Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Report Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Server Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Service Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (12.00%) DBA
4 3 (12.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (16.00%) Driving Licence
1 4 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (84.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (44.00%) Windows 10
3 11 (44.00%) Windows 8
4 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
6 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) CRM
2 4 (16.00%) Dashboard Development
2 4 (16.00%) Data Management
2 4 (16.00%) ITIL V3
2 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (16.00%) Service Management
2 4 (16.00%) Validation
3 3 (12.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (4.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (4.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 5 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (16.00%) C#
3 4 (16.00%) Perl
3 4 (16.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (16.00%) Python
3 4 (16.00%) R
3 4 (16.00%) VB
4 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (64.00%) MCITP
3 15 (60.00%) MCP
4 12 (48.00%) MCSA
5 11 (44.00%) MCSE
6 7 (28.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (16.00%) A+ Certification
7 4 (16.00%) MCDST
7 4 (16.00%) MOS
8 1 (4.00%) CCA
8 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (64.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 4 (16.00%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.00%) Terminal Services
5 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (4.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (48.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco
3 5 (20.00%) Citrix
4 4 (16.00%) Apple
4 4 (16.00%) Teradata
5 1 (4.00%) AppSense
5 1 (4.00%) BMC
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Imperative People
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Annual Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago