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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 102 109 104
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 3 7 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.24% 0.49% 1.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.65% 1.31% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 26
Median salary £36,000 £55,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.54% +41.93%
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -12.50%
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
459 536 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.87% 37.22% 37.69%
Number of salaries quoted 384 448 547
Median salary £40,000 £44,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.11% +18.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,600 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing MCTS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 13 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) SCOM
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 8

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware