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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 115 118 135
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +17
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 7 24 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.45% 1.14% 0.095%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.69% 4.09% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 14 1
Median salary £22,000 £35,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-37.14% -36.36%
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -6.25%
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
413 587 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 26.75% 27.78% 31.79%
Number of salaries quoted 350 422 484
Median salary £41,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.38% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
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
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 4 December 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
High Wycombe +14 2 £22,000 -20.00%
Milton Keynes +5 1 £30,000 -14.28%
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
3 15 (71.43%) SQL
3 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
4 14 (66.67%) Windows
4 14 (66.67%) MCITP
5 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
5 11 (52.38%) MCSA
6 10 (47.62%) MCP
6 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (38.10%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (38.10%) T-SQL
8 7 (33.33%) VB
8 7 (33.33%) MySQL
8 7 (33.33%) C#
8 7 (33.33%) Perl
8 7 (33.33%) PL/SQL
8 7 (33.33%) Python
8 7 (33.33%) MCSE
8 7 (33.33%) SAS
8 7 (33.33%) Teradata
8 7 (33.33%) Validation
8 7 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
8 7 (33.33%) Hadoop
8 7 (33.33%) R
8 7 (33.33%) Big Data
8 7 (33.33%) Data Management
8 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012

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 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (33.33%) Big Data
3 7 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 7 (33.33%) MySQL
3 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) DBA
1 8 (38.10%) SQL DBA
2 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Report Developer
2 7 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Server DBA
4 3 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) IT Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) IT Support
4 3 (14.29%) IT Support Specialist
4 3 (14.29%) Server Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning DBA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.76%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
3 10 (47.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 3 (14.29%) Windows 10
6 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
2 7 (33.33%) Data Management
2 7 (33.33%) Validation
3 3 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (4.76%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) T-SQL
3 7 (33.33%) C#
3 7 (33.33%) Perl
3 7 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 7 (33.33%) Python
3 7 (33.33%) R
3 7 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (66.67%) MCITP
3 11 (52.38%) MCSA
4 10 (47.62%) MCP
5 7 (33.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) Teradata
3 3 (14.29%) Apple
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix
3 3 (14.29%) VMware