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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 112 114 124
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 11 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.62% 0.17% 0.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.26% 0.52% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 4
Average salary £30,000 £29,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.69% -37.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £29,500 £42,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £32,900 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-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
486 578 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 27.50% 32.25% 28.77%
Number of salaries quoted 379 420 419
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £66,250 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 2016.

MCTS Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

MCTS
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Marlow - 6 - -
High Wycombe - 2 £43,250 -
Milton Keynes -5 1 £30,000 +1.69%
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (93.75%) Microsoft
3 28 (87.50%) SQL Server
4 22 (68.75%) SQL
5 21 (65.63%) Windows
6 15 (46.88%) MCSE
6 15 (46.88%) MCITP
6 15 (46.88%) SQL Server 2008
7 13 (40.63%) Finance
7 13 (40.63%) MCSA
7 13 (40.63%) MCP
8 12 (37.50%) MS Excel
9 11 (34.38%) C#
9 11 (34.38%) PL/SQL
9 11 (34.38%) T-SQL
9 11 (34.38%) VB
9 11 (34.38%) MySQL
9 11 (34.38%) SAS
9 11 (34.38%) Teradata
9 11 (34.38%) Banking
9 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (34.38%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
10 10 (31.25%) Office 365
10 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
11 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (25.00%) MCDST

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 11 (34.38%) SAS
2 6 (18.75%) MS Project Server
2 6 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 6 (18.75%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 12 (37.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (18.75%) MS Office
2 6 (18.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 15 (46.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (34.38%) MySQL
3 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (34.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (28.13%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 13 (40.63%) Finance
2 11 (34.38%) Banking
3 6 (18.75%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) DBA
1 11 (34.38%) Developer
1 11 (34.38%) SQL DBA
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Developer
1 11 (34.38%) SQL Server DBA
2 8 (25.00%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) SAS Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Service Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) 1st Line Support
4 2 (6.25%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Help Desk Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
4 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Client/Server
1 6 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Windows Server
2 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (18.75%) CRM
2 6 (18.75%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) ITIL V3
2 6 (18.75%) Mentoring
2 6 (18.75%) Service Management
3 2 (6.25%) Migration
3 2 (6.25%) Risk Analysis
3 2 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (68.75%) SQL
2 11 (34.38%) C#
2 11 (34.38%) PL/SQL
2 11 (34.38%) T-SQL
2 11 (34.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (46.88%) MCITP
2 15 (46.88%) MCSE
3 13 (40.63%) MCP
3 13 (40.63%) MCSA
4 8 (25.00%) MCDST
5 6 (18.75%) A+ Certification
5 6 (18.75%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) SLA
2 2 (6.25%) ISO 9000
2 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (6.25%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 11 (34.38%) Teradata
3 6 (18.75%) Cisco
4 2 (6.25%) VMware