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 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 240 288 321
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +33
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 18 18 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.17% 0.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.24% 0.71% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 39
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £29,400 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £53,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
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
1456 2541 3244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.14% 24.56% 24.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1292 2177 2710
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,550 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £79,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing MCTS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 June 2016.

MCTS Salary Histogram in the City of London

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 40 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 33 (82.50%) SQL Server
3 31 (77.50%) Microsoft
4 27 (67.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (65.00%) MCITP
6 25 (62.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 23 (57.50%) SQL
7 23 (57.50%) MCSE
8 21 (52.50%) ITIL
8 21 (52.50%) MCDBA
8 21 (52.50%) SQL Server 2005
9 20 (50.00%) Finance
10 19 (47.50%) MCSA
11 16 (40.00%) Relational Database
12 15 (37.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 15 (37.50%) Database Theory
12 15 (37.50%) Relational Database Theory
12 15 (37.50%) Windows
12 15 (37.50%) Solvency II
12 15 (37.50%) Data Protection
13 14 (35.00%) MCP
13 14 (35.00%) Windows Server
14 12 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 11 (27.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (25.00%) T-SQL
17 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
17 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
17 9 (22.50%) Degree
18 8 (20.00%) MS Exchange
18 8 (20.00%) MS Office

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (7.50%) CMS
4 2 (5.00%) IIS
5 1 (2.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (22.50%) MS Excel
2 8 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) Office 365
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) DHCP
1 7 (17.50%) DNS
2 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (10.00%) Firewall
3 4 (10.00%) LAN
3 4 (10.00%) WAN
4 3 (7.50%) Internet
4 3 (7.50%) VoIP
4 3 (7.50%) Wireless
5 2 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (5.00%) iSCSI
5 2 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (82.50%) SQL Server
2 27 (67.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (62.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (52.50%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (40.00%) Relational Database
6 12 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (27.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (5.00%) Data Mining
9 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Grunt
1 1 (2.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Publishing
3 1 (2.50%) Back Office
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) DBA
2 20 (50.00%) SQL DBA
3 19 (47.50%) SQL Server DBA
4 17 (42.50%) Administrator
5 9 (22.50%) Analyst
6 7 (17.50%) Support Analyst
7 6 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (15.00%) IT Engineer
7 6 (15.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (7.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (7.50%) Senior IT Engineer
9 3 (7.50%) Senior Support Analyst
10 2 (5.00%) Developer
10 2 (5.00%) SQL Developer
11 1 (2.50%) Help Desk Analyst
11 1 (2.50%) Junior
11 1 (2.50%) Network Engineer
11 1 (2.50%) Support Engineer
11 1 (2.50%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) .NET
2 4 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.50%) CSS
4 1 (2.50%) HTML
4 1 (2.50%) jQuery
4 1 (2.50%) Sass
4 1 (2.50%) StructureMap
4 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.00%) Clustering
2 4 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.00%) Replication
3 3 (7.50%) iPhone
3 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) Fintech
4 2 (5.00%) Statistics
5 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.50%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (37.50%) Windows
2 14 (35.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (12.50%) Linux
5 4 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) ITIL
2 15 (37.50%) Data Protection
2 15 (37.50%) Database Theory
2 15 (37.50%) Relational Database Theory
3 7 (17.50%) CRM
3 7 (17.50%) High Availability
4 6 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (12.50%) Database Mirroring
6 4 (10.00%) Change Management
6 4 (10.00%) ITSM
6 4 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (10.00%) Service Management
7 3 (7.50%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (7.50%) Investment Management
8 2 (5.00%) Application Packaging
8 2 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.00%) ETL
8 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.00%) Time Management
8 2 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (57.50%) SQL
2 10 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 6 (15.00%) C#
4 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.00%) Ruby
5 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (65.00%) MCITP
3 23 (57.50%) MCSE
4 21 (52.50%) MCDBA
5 19 (47.50%) MCSA
6 15 (37.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 14 (35.00%) MCP
8 9 (22.50%) Degree
9 3 (7.50%) MOS
10 2 (5.00%) CCA
10 2 (5.00%) CCEA
10 2 (5.00%) CCNA
10 2 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (5.00%) MCPD
11 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (37.50%) Solvency II
System Software
1 9 (22.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.50%) Terminal Services
3 3 (7.50%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (7.50%) VMware ESX
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 2 (5.00%) XenApp
4 2 (5.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 31 (77.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.50%) VMware
3 4 (10.00%) Citrix
3 4 (10.00%) Mitel
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco
4 3 (7.50%) Dell
5 2 (5.00%) AppSense
5 2 (5.00%) HP
5 2 (5.00%) SonicWALL
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago