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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 121 115 79
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -36
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 13 19 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.56% 0.90% 2.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.84% 2.93% 7.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 42
Average salary £23,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-54.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £33,826 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.43% -
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
705 649 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 30.55% 30.71% 29.72%
Number of salaries quoted 533 450 513
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 £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
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 30 July 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 -9 5 £23,000 -54.00%
Marlow +17 4 - -
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
2 21 (95.45%) MCITP
3 19 (86.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (86.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
5 17 (77.27%) MCSE
6 16 (72.73%) MS Exchange
6 16 (72.73%) Office 365
6 16 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (68.18%) Migration
7 15 (68.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (68.18%) Lync
8 14 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2007
9 13 (59.09%) Forefront TMG
10 12 (54.55%) MS Excel
11 11 (50.00%) VMware
12 10 (45.45%) Hyper-V
13 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 7 (31.82%) ISO 9000
15 5 (22.73%) MS Office
15 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
15 5 (22.73%) Coaching
16 4 (18.18%) MCSA
17 3 (13.64%) SQL
17 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
17 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
18 2 (9.09%) Cisco

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 16 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (68.18%) Exchange Server 2013
2 15 (68.18%) Lync
3 14 (63.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 12 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 5 (22.73%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (72.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) LAN
1 2 (9.09%) WAN
1 2 (9.09%) DHCP
1 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) SAN
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) QlikView
General
1 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Analyst
1 7 (31.82%) Support Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (13.64%) DBA
2 3 (13.64%) SQL DBA
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Field Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.55%) Replication
1 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 19 (86.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (86.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Migration
2 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
2 5 (22.73%) Coaching
3 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.55%) ERP
5 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.55%) ITSM
5 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Time Management
5 1 (4.55%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.55%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) VBScript
2 1 (4.55%) VB
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (95.45%) MCITP
3 17 (77.27%) MCSE
4 4 (18.18%) MCSA
5 2 (9.09%) MCP
5 2 (9.09%) Degree
6 1 (4.55%) HNC
6 1 (4.55%) HND
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (4.55%) CCNA
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) ISO 9000
1 7 (31.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 13 (59.09%) Forefront TMG
3 10 (45.45%) Hyper-V
4 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (4.55%) ISA Server
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) WSUS
1 1 (4.55%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Microsoft
2 11 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (4.55%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (4.55%) SOTI
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
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