The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.30% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.12% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £22,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
MCTS
Gloucestershire

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

Qualifications Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
89 69 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 26.49% 29.24% 34.00%
Number of salaries quoted 72 63 73
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £23,500 £17,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

MCTS
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Cheltenham

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) PBX
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) PBX
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Forensics
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) CCENT
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco