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

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 244 283 298
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +15
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 10 27 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.28% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.75% 1.18% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10 24 36
Median salary £52,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,050 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £33,913 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+19.42% -19.25%
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
1339 2288 2970
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 21.65% 23.64% 25.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1192 1974 2431
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (84.38%) Microsoft
3 26 (81.25%) SQL Server
4 23 (71.88%) MCITP
5 20 (62.50%) MCSE
6 19 (59.38%) Windows
7 18 (56.25%) SQL
8 16 (50.00%) MCSA
8 16 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 16 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 16 (50.00%) Windows Server
9 15 (46.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 14 (43.75%) T-SQL
10 14 (43.75%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (34.38%) MCDBA
11 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
11 11 (34.38%) Finance
12 10 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
12 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
12 10 (31.25%) ITIL
12 10 (31.25%) MCP
13 9 (28.13%) PowerShell
14 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (25.00%) Degree
14 8 (25.00%) VMware
14 8 (25.00%) MS Office
14 8 (25.00%) SharePoint
15 7 (21.88%) LAN
15 7 (21.88%) WAN
15 7 (21.88%) CRM

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 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
3 5 (15.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (9.38%) CMS
4 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (9.38%) Skype for Business
5 1 (3.13%) IIS
5 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 8 (25.00%) MS Office
3 3 (9.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (15.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Office 365
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) LAN
1 7 (21.88%) WAN
2 5 (15.63%) DHCP
2 5 (15.63%) DNS
2 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.38%) Firewall
4 2 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (6.25%) iSCSI
4 2 (6.25%) SAN
5 1 (3.13%) Internet
5 1 (3.13%) VoIP
5 1 (3.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (81.25%) SQL Server
2 16 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (46.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (43.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (31.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (21.88%) Relational Database
7 3 (9.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (6.25%) Data Mining
8 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Grunt
1 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Publishing
3 1 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) DBA
2 15 (46.88%) SQL DBA
3 14 (43.75%) SQL Server DBA
4 9 (28.13%) Administrator
4 9 (28.13%) Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Support Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) IT Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) IT Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Service Analyst
6 3 (9.38%) Service Desk Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
7 2 (6.25%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) IT Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) IT Support
7 2 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) IT Systems Administrator
7 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Support
7 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) .NET
2 4 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.13%) CSS
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
4 1 (3.13%) jQuery
4 1 (3.13%) Sass
4 1 (3.13%) StructureMap
4 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.38%) Clustering
2 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) iPhone
2 3 (9.38%) Replication
3 2 (6.25%) Fintech
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (21.88%) Windows 7
4 4 (12.50%) Linux
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) ITIL
2 7 (21.88%) CRM
2 7 (21.88%) ITSM
2 7 (21.88%) Service Management
3 6 (18.75%) Data Protection
3 6 (18.75%) Database Theory
3 6 (18.75%) Relational Database Theory
4 5 (15.63%) Database Security
4 5 (15.63%) High Availability
4 5 (15.63%) Incident Management
4 5 (15.63%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (15.63%) SQL Optimisation
5 4 (12.50%) Change Management
5 4 (12.50%) Database Mirroring
6 3 (9.38%) Investment Management
6 3 (9.38%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (6.25%) Application Packaging
7 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (56.25%) SQL
2 14 (43.75%) T-SQL
3 9 (28.13%) PowerShell
4 6 (18.75%) C#
5 4 (12.50%) Ruby
6 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (71.88%) MCITP
3 20 (62.50%) MCSE
4 16 (50.00%) MCSA
5 11 (34.38%) MCDBA
6 10 (31.25%) MCP
7 8 (25.00%) Degree
8 6 (18.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (12.50%) MOS
10 2 (6.25%) CCA
10 2 (6.25%) CCEA
10 2 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (6.25%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.75%) Solvency II
2 3 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (18.75%) VMware ESX
4 2 (6.25%) XenApp
4 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.13%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Backup Exec
1 3 (9.38%) CA Spectrum
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Clustering
1 3 (9.38%) Nagios
1 3 (9.38%) NetBackup
1 3 (9.38%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (9.38%) SCCM
1 3 (9.38%) SCOM
1 3 (9.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (84.38%) Microsoft
2 8 (25.00%) VMware
3 5 (15.63%) Citrix
3 5 (15.63%) SolarWinds
4 4 (12.50%) Cisco
5 3 (9.38%) BT
5 3 (9.38%) CA
5 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
5 3 (9.38%) Intel Security
5 3 (9.38%) Symantec
6 2 (6.25%) AppSense
7 1 (3.13%) Dell
7 1 (3.13%) HP
7 1 (3.13%) Mitel
7 1 (3.13%) SonicWALL
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