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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank - 111 123
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 20 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - 1.09% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.82% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 1
Median salary - £35,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%

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
357 524 583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 26.76% 28.62% 32.17%
Number of salaries quoted 307 405 420
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) SQL
3 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 8 (72.73%) MCITP
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (63.64%) MCSA
5 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
6 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (36.36%) MCP
8 3 (27.27%) Validation
8 3 (27.27%) Data Management
8 3 (27.27%) Teradata
8 3 (27.27%) Python
8 3 (27.27%) MCSE
8 3 (27.27%) SAS
8 3 (27.27%) C#
8 3 (27.27%) Perl
8 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
8 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
8 3 (27.27%) VB
8 3 (27.27%) MySQL
8 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
8 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
8 3 (27.27%) R
8 3 (27.27%) Big Data

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 3 (27.27%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Big Data
3 3 (27.27%) Hadoop
3 3 (27.27%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) DBA
1 5 (45.45%) SQL DBA
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Report Developer
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Developer
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (18.18%) Support Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (27.27%) Dashboard Development
2 3 (27.27%) Data Management
2 3 (27.27%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) Perl
2 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) R
2 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
2 3 (27.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (72.73%) MCITP
3 7 (63.64%) MCSA
4 4 (36.36%) MCP
5 3 (27.27%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Workstation
1 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Teradata
3 1 (9.09%) Apple
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) VMware