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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 122 119 88
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -31
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 19 14 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.82% 0.62% 2.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.61% 1.96% 9.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 48
Average salary £29,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £45,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £57,500 £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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
729 714 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 31.40% 31.55% 26.56%
Number of salaries quoted 502 526 466
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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
High Wycombe +4 10 £23,000 - 1
Marlow +17 3 - -
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 21 (95.45%) Microsoft
3 20 (90.91%) MCITP
4 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
5 18 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 17 (77.27%) MCSE
7 16 (72.73%) MS Exchange
8 15 (68.18%) Office 365
8 15 (68.18%) Exchange Server 2010
9 14 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (63.64%) Lync
9 14 (63.64%) Migration
10 13 (59.09%) Exchange Server 2007
11 12 (54.55%) VMware
11 12 (54.55%) Forefront TMG
12 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
13 9 (40.91%) Hyper-V
14 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
15 6 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 6 (27.27%) MS Office
15 6 (27.27%) ISO 9000
16 5 (22.73%) MCSA
16 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
16 5 (22.73%) Coaching
17 4 (18.18%) MCP
17 4 (18.18%) Cisco
18 3 (13.64%) Degree
18 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 16 (72.73%) MS Exchange
2 15 (68.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (63.64%) Lync
4 13 (59.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (27.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (68.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) DHCP
1 3 (13.64%) DNS
2 2 (9.09%) SAN
2 2 (9.09%) LAN
2 2 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (4.55%) Firewall
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.09%) QlikView
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Support Engineer
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) SQL DBA
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) DBA
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.55%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Field Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Replication
1 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Windows Server 2008
2 18 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Migration
2 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
2 5 (22.73%) Coaching
3 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
4 2 (9.09%) Data Transformation
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
4 2 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (4.55%) ITSM
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Time Management
5 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
1 2 (9.09%) VBScript
1 2 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (90.91%) MCITP
3 17 (77.27%) MCSE
4 5 (22.73%) MCSA
5 4 (18.18%) MCP
6 3 (13.64%) Degree
7 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (9.09%) CCNA
8 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (4.55%) CCENT
8 1 (4.55%) HNC
8 1 (4.55%) HND
8 1 (4.55%) CCDA
8 1 (4.55%) CCDP
8 1 (4.55%) CCIE
8 1 (4.55%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (27.27%) ISO 9000
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
2 12 (54.55%) Forefront TMG
3 9 (40.91%) Hyper-V
4 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (4.55%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) WSUS
2 1 (4.55%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Microsoft
2 12 (54.55%) VMware
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco
4 2 (9.09%) Jaspersoft
4 2 (9.09%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix
5 1 (4.55%) SOTI
Buckinghamshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago