The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 265 279 262
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 45 39 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.43% 0.34% 0.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.66% 1.42% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 44 36 44
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £22,750 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,250 £67,800
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
MCTS
London

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

Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2711 2749 2846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.61% 23.90% 25.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2282 2332 2487
Average salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MCTS
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

MCTS Salary Trend in the City of London

MCTS
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCTS across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

MCTS Salary Histogram in the City of London

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 94 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 82 (87.23%) Windows
3 77 (81.91%) Microsoft
4 76 (80.85%) MCITP
5 68 (72.34%) MCSE
6 53 (56.38%) Windows 7
7 43 (45.74%) SCCM
8 38 (40.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 38 (40.43%) Windows 8
8 38 (40.43%) Private Cloud
9 31 (32.98%) MCSA
10 26 (27.66%) SQL
11 24 (25.53%) SQL Server
12 22 (23.40%) MS Exchange
12 22 (23.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 21 (22.34%) MS Excel
13 21 (22.34%) Active Directory
13 21 (22.34%) Finance
14 20 (21.28%) ITIL
15 19 (20.21%) SCOM
16 18 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
16 18 (19.15%) MCP
17 17 (18.09%) VMware
17 17 (18.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 16 (17.02%) PRINCE2
19 14 (14.89%) MS Office
19 14 (14.89%) Cisco
19 14 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
20 13 (13.83%) Legal
21 12 (12.77%) Database Security

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 22 (23.40%) MS Exchange
2 14 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (9.57%) Lync
3 9 (9.57%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (4.26%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.06%) IIS
7 1 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.06%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.06%) MS Project Server
7 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 21 (22.34%) MS Excel
2 14 (14.89%) MS Office
3 3 (3.19%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.06%) SAP CCM
2 1 (1.06%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.45%) Office 365
2 6 (6.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.57%) LAN
1 9 (9.57%) WAN
1 9 (9.57%) TCP/IP
2 8 (8.51%) DNS
2 8 (8.51%) Firewall
3 7 (7.45%) VPN
3 7 (7.45%) DHCP
4 4 (4.26%) SAN
5 3 (3.19%) VoIP
6 2 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.13%) ADSL
7 1 (1.06%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (1.06%) MPLS
7 1 (1.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (25.53%) SQL Server
2 22 (23.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (18.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (11.70%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (10.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (9.57%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (7.45%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.06%) MySQL
9 1 (1.06%) Big Data
9 1 (1.06%) EDRMS
9 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (1.06%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) JIRA
2 1 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.06%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.06%) NUnit
2 1 (1.06%) CruiseControl
General
1 21 (22.34%) Finance
2 13 (13.83%) Legal
3 2 (2.13%) Retail
3 2 (2.13%) Marketing
4 1 (1.06%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.06%) Advertising
4 1 (1.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (43.62%) Consultant
2 35 (37.23%) Microsoft Consultant
3 34 (36.17%) Technical Consultant
4 14 (14.89%) Administrator
4 14 (14.89%) DBA
4 14 (14.89%) SQL DBA
5 12 (12.77%) Analyst
5 12 (12.77%) Senior DBA
5 12 (12.77%) Senior SQL DBA
6 9 (9.57%) Support Analyst
6 9 (9.57%) Support Engineer
7 8 (8.51%) Developer
7 8 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.38%) SQL Developer
8 6 (6.38%) IT Support
9 5 (5.32%) Messaging Consultant
9 5 (5.32%) SQL Server Developer
9 5 (5.32%) 2nd Line Support
9 5 (5.32%) IT Support Analyst
9 5 (5.32%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.45%) .NET
2 4 (4.26%) SAML
3 2 (2.13%) COM
3 2 (2.13%) HTML
4 1 (1.06%) CSS
4 1 (1.06%) ADO.NET
4 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.06%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
4 1 (1.06%) WCF
4 1 (1.06%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 38 (40.43%) Private Cloud
2 8 (8.51%) Blackberry
3 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.32%) iPhone
5 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.13%) Replication
5 2 (2.13%) Clustering
6 1 (1.06%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.06%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 82 (87.23%) Windows
2 53 (56.38%) Windows 7
3 38 (40.43%) Windows 8
3 38 (40.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (19.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (9.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (7.45%) Linux
7 2 (2.13%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.13%) Solaris
7 2 (2.13%) UNIX
8 1 (1.06%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.06%) Android
8 1 (1.06%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (21.28%) ITIL
2 16 (17.02%) PRINCE2
3 12 (12.77%) Database Security
4 8 (8.51%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (6.38%) Migration
5 6 (6.38%) Business Analysis
5 6 (6.38%) Mentoring
6 5 (5.32%) Business Development
7 3 (3.19%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.19%) Time Management
8 2 (2.13%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (2.13%) Analytics
8 2 (2.13%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.13%) Information Security
8 2 (2.13%) CRM
8 2 (2.13%) Database Mirroring
9 1 (1.06%) Coaching
9 1 (1.06%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.06%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 26 (27.66%) SQL
2 10 (10.64%) T-SQL
3 9 (9.57%) C#
4 6 (6.38%) VB.NET
5 3 (3.19%) Java
6 2 (2.13%) C++
7 1 (1.06%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 94 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 76 (80.85%) MCITP
3 68 (72.34%) MCSE
4 31 (32.98%) MCSA
5 18 (19.15%) MCP
6 8 (8.51%) Degree
7 7 (7.45%) CCNA
7 7 (7.45%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (3.19%) CCA
8 3 (3.19%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (2.13%) HND
9 2 (2.13%) A+ Certification
9 2 (2.13%) CCIE
9 2 (2.13%) CCNP
9 2 (2.13%) MCDBA
9 2 (2.13%) MCDST
10 1 (1.06%) MCPD
10 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (22.34%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.45%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.38%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 4 (4.26%) ISA Server
5 4 (4.26%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (4.26%) UAG
6 3 (3.19%) XenApp
7 2 (2.13%) vSphere
8 1 (1.06%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 43 (45.74%) SCCM
2 19 (20.21%) SCOM
3 12 (12.77%) SCVMM
3 12 (12.77%) SCOrch
4 3 (3.19%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.06%) WSUS
5 1 (1.06%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 77 (81.91%) Microsoft
2 17 (18.09%) VMware
3 14 (14.89%) Cisco
4 11 (11.70%) Citrix
5 7 (7.45%) Juniper
6 4 (4.26%) Apple
7 2 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.13%) Remedy
8 1 (1.06%) BT
8 1 (1.06%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.06%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.06%) Percona
8 1 (1.06%) NetApp
8 1 (1.06%) Avaya
8 1 (1.06%) Adobe
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle
8 1 (1.06%) SAP
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago