The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 97 92 83
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 9 28 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.62% 1.67% 1.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.65% 4.08% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 9 28 32
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
MCTS
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
547 687 780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.67% 40.89% 40.44%
Number of salaries quoted 465 584 634
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

MCTS
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the Cambridge region.

MCTS Salary Trend in Cambridge

MCTS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (100.00%) MCITP
2 12 (92.31%) SQL
2 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
3 8 (61.54%) Degree
3 8 (61.54%) MCT
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
5 3 (23.08%) CRM
5 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
5 3 (23.08%) SLA
5 3 (23.08%) Advertising
5 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (23.08%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 1 (7.69%) CCNA
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (7.69%) Project Management
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco
7 1 (7.69%) Linux
7 1 (7.69%) MCSE
7 1 (7.69%) Clustering
7 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (7.69%) High Availability
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
7 1 (7.69%) Finance

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (23.08%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (92.31%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (23.08%) Advertising
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) SQL DBA
1 9 (69.23%) DBA
2 1 (7.69%) Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) IT Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 1 (7.69%) Senior DBA
2 1 (7.69%) Senior SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) CRM
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) High Availability
2 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 12 (92.31%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (100.00%) MCITP
2 8 (61.54%) Degree
2 8 (61.54%) MCT
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
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