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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 235 295 305
Rank change year-on-year
+60 +10
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 23 26 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.25% 0.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.49% 1.00% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 49
Median salary £45,000 £48,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £28,750 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -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
1540 2605 3131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.59% 25.31% 24.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1380 2231 2652
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 47 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (76.60%) SQL Server
3 32 (68.09%) Microsoft
4 30 (63.83%) MCSE
4 30 (63.83%) MCITP
5 29 (61.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 27 (57.45%) SQL Server 2012
6 27 (57.45%) SQL
7 26 (55.32%) ITIL
8 25 (53.19%) MCSA
9 24 (51.06%) Finance
10 23 (48.94%) SQL Server 2005
10 23 (48.94%) MCDBA
11 20 (42.55%) Windows
12 18 (38.30%) Relational Database
13 17 (36.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 17 (36.17%) Database Theory
13 17 (36.17%) Relational Database Theory
13 17 (36.17%) Solvency II
13 17 (36.17%) Data Protection
14 15 (31.91%) Windows Server
15 13 (27.66%) MCP
16 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
16 12 (25.53%) Degree
16 12 (25.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 10 (21.28%) T-SQL
19 9 (19.15%) MS Office
19 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
20 8 (17.02%) MS Exchange

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 (17.02%) MS Exchange
2 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
2 5 (10.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (6.38%) CMS
4 2 (4.26%) IIS
5 1 (2.13%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (19.15%) MS Excel
1 9 (19.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Office 365
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) Firewall
2 5 (10.64%) DHCP
2 5 (10.64%) DNS
2 5 (10.64%) LAN
3 4 (8.51%) Internet
3 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
3 4 (8.51%) WAN
4 3 (6.38%) VLAN
4 3 (6.38%) VoIP
4 3 (6.38%) VPN
4 3 (6.38%) Wireless
5 1 (2.13%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.13%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.13%) Network Security
5 1 (2.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (76.60%) SQL Server
2 29 (61.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (57.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 23 (48.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 18 (38.30%) Relational Database
6 12 (25.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (6.38%) MySQL
10 2 (4.26%) Data Mining
10 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Grunt
1 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (51.06%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Back Office
2 1 (2.13%) Marketing
2 1 (2.13%) Publishing
2 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) DBA
2 22 (46.81%) SQL DBA
3 21 (44.68%) SQL Server DBA
4 18 (38.30%) Administrator
5 10 (21.28%) Analyst
6 8 (17.02%) Support Analyst
7 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (10.64%) IT Engineer
8 5 (10.64%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (8.51%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 3 (6.38%) Information Security Engineer
10 3 (6.38%) Security Engineer
10 3 (6.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (6.38%) Senior IT Engineer
10 3 (6.38%) Senior Support Analyst
11 2 (4.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (4.26%) Developer
11 2 (4.26%) SQL Developer
12 1 (2.13%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.89%) .NET
2 4 (8.51%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.13%) CSS
4 1 (2.13%) HTML
4 1 (2.13%) jQuery
4 1 (2.13%) Sass
4 1 (2.13%) StructureMap
4 1 (2.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.51%) Clustering
3 4 (8.51%) Replication
4 3 (6.38%) iPhone
4 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.26%) Fintech
5 2 (4.26%) Statistics
6 1 (2.13%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (42.55%) Windows
2 15 (31.91%) Windows Server
3 8 (17.02%) Linux
4 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
5 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) ITIL
2 17 (36.17%) Data Protection
2 17 (36.17%) Database Theory
2 17 (36.17%) Relational Database Theory
3 7 (14.89%) CRM
3 7 (14.89%) High Availability
4 6 (12.77%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (10.64%) Database Mirroring
6 4 (8.51%) Change Management
6 4 (8.51%) Information Security
6 4 (8.51%) ITSM
6 4 (8.51%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.51%) Service Management
7 3 (6.38%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (6.38%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.38%) Patch Management
7 3 (6.38%) Programme Management
7 3 (6.38%) SDLC
7 3 (6.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 27 (57.45%) SQL
2 10 (21.28%) T-SQL
3 7 (14.89%) PowerShell
4 6 (12.77%) C#
5 4 (8.51%) Ruby
6 2 (4.26%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 47 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (63.83%) MCITP
2 30 (63.83%) MCSE
3 25 (53.19%) MCSA
4 23 (48.94%) MCDBA
5 17 (36.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 13 (27.66%) MCP
7 12 (25.53%) Degree
8 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (6.38%) MCDST
9 3 (6.38%) MOS
10 2 (4.26%) CCNA
10 2 (4.26%) CCNP
10 2 (4.26%) MCPD
11 1 (2.13%) CCA
11 1 (2.13%) CCEA
11 1 (2.13%) Citrix Certification
11 1 (2.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (36.17%) Solvency II
2 3 (6.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (6.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (25.53%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.38%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.38%) Terminal Services
3 3 (6.38%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.13%) XenApp
5 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (68.09%) Microsoft
2 8 (17.02%) VMware
3 4 (8.51%) Mitel
4 3 (6.38%) Cisco
4 3 (6.38%) Citrix
4 3 (6.38%) Dell
4 3 (6.38%) SolarWinds
5 2 (4.26%) HP
5 2 (4.26%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.13%) AppSense
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