The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 123 122 120
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 14 12 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.67% 0.56% 1.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.97% 1.63% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 29
Average salary £44,000 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
MCTS
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
710 737 880
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 34.00% 34.68% 35.37%
Number of salaries quoted 569 614 700
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 £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,200 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

MCTS
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

MCTS
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCTS across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

MCTS Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

MCTS
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(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
Huntingdon - 11 £44,000 -
Cambridge +8 3 £36,000 -34.54%
MCTS
East of England

MCTS
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (100.00%) SCOM
1 14 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 14 (100.00%) MCITP
2 11 (78.57%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 11 (78.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 11 (78.57%) Skype for Business
2 11 (78.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (78.57%) Office 365
2 11 (78.57%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (78.57%) MCSE
2 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
3 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (21.43%) SCCM
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) MCP
4 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Presales

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 11 (78.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 11 (78.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (78.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
1 11 (78.57%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 11 (78.57%) Cloud Computing
1 11 (78.57%) Office 365
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Consultant
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft Consultant
1 11 (78.57%) Office 365 Consultant
2 10 (71.43%) Azure Consultant
3 9 (64.29%) Cloud Consultant
4 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.14%) Presales
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) MCITP
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (78.57%) MCSE
3 3 (21.43%) MCP
System Software
1 14 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (100.00%) SCOM
2 3 (21.43%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
2 3 (21.43%) VMware