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

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 220 269 280
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +11
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 14 29 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.24% 0.33% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.10% 1.41% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 14 27 43
Median salary £46,250 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.14% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £49,200 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.71% -12.50%
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
1278 2064 2893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 21.52% 23.60% 25.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1133 1772 2371
Median salary £59,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.38% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,675 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,500 £77,500
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 September 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 September 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 29 (90.63%) Microsoft
3 26 (81.25%) MCITP
4 24 (75.00%) SQL Server
5 21 (65.63%) Windows
6 20 (62.50%) MCSE
7 17 (53.13%) SQL
7 17 (53.13%) Windows Server
8 15 (46.88%) MCSA
8 15 (46.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (40.63%) MS Excel
9 13 (40.63%) T-SQL
9 13 (40.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (40.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 11 (34.38%) PowerShell
10 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
10 11 (34.38%) Finance
10 11 (34.38%) VMware
10 11 (34.38%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (31.25%) SharePoint
11 10 (31.25%) ITIL
11 10 (31.25%) MCP
11 10 (31.25%) Office 365
12 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
12 9 (28.13%) MCDBA
12 9 (28.13%) MS Office
13 8 (25.00%) Service Management
13 8 (25.00%) ITSM
13 8 (25.00%) LAN

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 10 (31.25%) SharePoint
2 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
3 6 (18.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (12.50%) Skype for Business
5 3 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (6.25%) CMS
6 2 (6.25%) IIS
6 2 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (40.63%) MS Excel
2 9 (28.13%) MS Office
3 4 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) Office 365
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.00%) LAN
1 8 (25.00%) WAN
2 6 (18.75%) DHCP
2 6 (18.75%) DNS
2 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (6.25%) Firewall
3 2 (6.25%) iSCSI
3 2 (6.25%) SAN
4 1 (3.13%) Extranet
4 1 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (46.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 13 (40.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (40.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (34.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (21.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (18.75%) Relational Database
7 2 (6.25%) Data Mining
7 2 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) DBA
2 13 (40.63%) SQL DBA
3 12 (37.50%) SQL Server DBA
4 9 (28.13%) Administrator
4 9 (28.13%) Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) IT Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Support Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) IT Support
6 4 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Service Analyst
6 4 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Deskside Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Deskside Support
7 3 (9.38%) Deskside Support Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Help Desk Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Help Desk Support
7 3 (9.38%) Help Desk Support Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (9.38%) IT Administrator
7 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) .NET
2 4 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.38%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.25%) Clustering
3 2 (6.25%) Fintech
3 2 (6.25%) iPhone
3 2 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.25%) Replication
3 2 (6.25%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 17 (53.13%) Windows Server
3 9 (28.13%) Windows 7
4 4 (12.50%) Linux
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (31.25%) ITIL
2 8 (25.00%) ITSM
2 8 (25.00%) Service Management
3 7 (21.88%) Data Protection
4 6 (18.75%) CRM
4 6 (18.75%) Incident Management
5 5 (15.63%) Database Security
5 5 (15.63%) Database Theory
5 5 (15.63%) Relational Database Theory
5 5 (15.63%) SQL Optimisation
6 4 (12.50%) Change Management
6 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (12.50%) High Availability
6 4 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (9.38%) Database Mirroring
7 3 (9.38%) Investment Management
8 2 (6.25%) Capacity Management
8 2 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (6.25%) Time Management
8 2 (6.25%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) SQL
2 13 (40.63%) T-SQL
3 11 (34.38%) PowerShell
4 6 (18.75%) C#
5 4 (12.50%) Ruby
6 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.13%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (81.25%) MCITP
3 20 (62.50%) MCSE
4 15 (46.88%) MCSA
5 10 (31.25%) MCP
6 9 (28.13%) MCDBA
7 8 (25.00%) Degree
8 5 (15.63%) 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 5 (15.63%) Solvency II
2 4 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) Active Directory
1 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (15.63%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (6.25%) XenApp
3 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) Backup Exec
1 4 (12.50%) CA Spectrum
1 4 (12.50%) Nagios
1 4 (12.50%) NetBackup
1 4 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (12.50%) SCCM
1 4 (12.50%) SCOM
1 4 (12.50%) WSUS
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 29 (90.63%) Microsoft
2 11 (34.38%) VMware
3 7 (21.88%) Citrix
4 5 (15.63%) SolarWinds
5 4 (12.50%) BT
5 4 (12.50%) CA
5 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco
5 4 (12.50%) Intel Security
5 4 (12.50%) Symantec
6 2 (6.25%) AppSense
6 2 (6.25%) Nintex
6 2 (6.25%) Veeam
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum OTE + Competitive Base + Private Medical
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