The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 1.03% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.55% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
MCTS
Essex

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

Qualifications Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
22 36 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 22.68% 23.84% 20.17%
Number of salaries quoted 20 34 22
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,700 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £58,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

MCTS
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Chelmsford

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chelmsford 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (66.67%) Lync
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) ISA Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) Spring.NET

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chelmsford 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 2 (66.67%) Lync
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Moq
1 1 (33.33%) MSTest
1 1 (33.33%) NUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Rhino Mocks
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support
2 1 (33.33%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (33.33%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (33.33%) Ninject
1 1 (33.33%) Razor View Engine
1 1 (33.33%) Spring.NET
1 1 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (33.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Statistics
2 1 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) MCAD
3 1 (33.33%) MCSD
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (66.67%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
1 2 (66.67%) VMware