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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 284 300 292
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 16 45 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.36% 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.66% 1.43% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 15 38 31
Average salary £37,500 £57,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.78% +26.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £31,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-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
2439 3141 2879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 23.74% 24.94% 23.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2088 2614 2530
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 59 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (84.75%) Microsoft
3 48 (81.36%) Windows
4 46 (77.97%) MCITP
5 41 (69.49%) MCSE
6 30 (50.85%) Windows 7
7 22 (37.29%) SCCM
7 22 (37.29%) MCSA
8 19 (32.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (32.20%) Windows 8
8 19 (32.20%) Private Cloud
9 16 (27.12%) MCP
9 16 (27.12%) SQL
10 15 (25.42%) ITIL
11 14 (23.73%) Active Directory
11 14 (23.73%) Cisco
11 14 (23.73%) MS Excel
12 13 (22.03%) SQL Server
12 13 (22.03%) MS Office
12 13 (22.03%) VMware
13 11 (18.64%) Citrix
13 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (16.95%) MS Exchange
15 9 (15.25%) LAN
15 9 (15.25%) WAN
15 9 (15.25%) SLA
15 9 (15.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 9 (15.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (13.56%) SCOM
16 8 (13.56%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 10 (16.95%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.86%) SharePoint
2 7 (11.86%) Lync
3 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.08%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.39%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.39%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.69%) IIS
6 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (23.73%) MS Excel
2 13 (22.03%) MS Office
3 2 (3.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (3.39%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.39%) SAP CCM
2 2 (3.39%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Office 365
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.25%) LAN
1 9 (15.25%) WAN
2 5 (8.47%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.47%) Firewall
3 4 (6.78%) VoIP
4 3 (5.08%) DNS
5 2 (3.39%) VPN
5 2 (3.39%) DHCP
5 2 (3.39%) Intranet
5 2 (3.39%) MPLS
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (1.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.03%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (15.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (6.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.69%) MySQL
6 1 (1.69%) EDRMS
6 1 (1.69%) QlikView
6 1 (1.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) JIRA
1 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.69%) MSTest
2 1 (1.69%) MSBuild
2 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.69%) NUnit
2 1 (1.69%) CruiseControl
General
1 7 (11.86%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Legal
3 3 (5.08%) Retail
4 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.39%) Advertising
4 2 (3.39%) Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (37.29%) Consultant
2 20 (33.90%) Microsoft Consultant
3 18 (30.51%) Technical Consultant
4 10 (16.95%) Analyst
5 8 (13.56%) DBA
5 8 (13.56%) Administrator
5 8 (13.56%) SQL DBA
6 7 (11.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (10.17%) Support Analyst
7 6 (10.17%) Support Engineer
8 5 (8.47%) Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Service Analyst
9 4 (6.78%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (6.78%) Senior DBA
9 4 (6.78%) Senior SQL DBA
9 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support
10 3 (5.08%) SQL Server DBA
11 2 (3.39%) Help Desk Support
11 2 (3.39%) Desktop Engineer
11 2 (3.39%) Service Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.39%) COM
1 2 (3.39%) .NET
1 2 (3.39%) WCF
2 1 (1.69%) Entity Framework
2 1 (1.69%) ADO.NET
2 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.69%) CSS
2 1 (1.69%) XML
2 1 (1.69%) SAML
2 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
2 1 (1.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.20%) Private Cloud
2 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.39%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.39%) Replication
3 2 (3.39%) Clustering
4 1 (1.69%) Statistics
4 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.69%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 48 (81.36%) Windows
2 30 (50.85%) Windows 7
3 19 (32.20%) Windows 8
3 19 (32.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (5.08%) Linux
7 2 (3.39%) UNIX
7 2 (3.39%) Solaris
8 1 (1.69%) Android
8 1 (1.69%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) ITIL
2 7 (11.86%) PRINCE2
3 5 (8.47%) CRM
4 4 (6.78%) Service Management
4 4 (6.78%) Migration
4 4 (6.78%) Incident Management
4 4 (6.78%) Database Security
4 4 (6.78%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (6.78%) Mentoring
5 2 (3.39%) Database Mirroring
5 2 (3.39%) SDLC
5 2 (3.39%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (3.39%) Service Desk Management
5 2 (3.39%) Workflow
5 2 (3.39%) Analytics
5 2 (3.39%) Data Transformation
5 2 (3.39%) Business Development
5 2 (3.39%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.39%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.39%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.12%) SQL
2 5 (8.47%) T-SQL
3 4 (6.78%) C#
4 2 (3.39%) C++
4 2 (3.39%) Java
5 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 59 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 46 (77.97%) MCITP
3 41 (69.49%) MCSE
4 22 (37.29%) MCSA
5 16 (27.12%) MCP
6 8 (13.56%) CCNA
6 8 (13.56%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (13.56%) Degree
7 7 (11.86%) CCA
7 7 (11.86%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (6.78%) CCIE
8 4 (6.78%) CCNP
8 4 (6.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (5.08%) HND
9 3 (5.08%) MCPD
10 2 (3.39%) A+ Certification
10 2 (3.39%) MOS
10 2 (3.39%) MCDBA
10 2 (3.39%) SC Cleared
10 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.25%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (23.73%) Active Directory
2 7 (11.86%) Hyper-V
3 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (6.78%) XenApp
5 3 (5.08%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (3.39%) vSphere
6 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.69%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.69%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.69%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.69%) UAG
7 1 (1.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 22 (37.29%) SCCM
2 8 (13.56%) SCOM
3 3 (5.08%) SCVMM
3 3 (5.08%) SCOrch
4 2 (3.39%) WSUS
5 1 (1.69%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.69%) Nagios
5 1 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.69%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 50 (84.75%) Microsoft
2 14 (23.73%) Cisco
3 13 (22.03%) VMware
4 11 (18.64%) Citrix
5 4 (6.78%) Apple
5 4 (6.78%) Juniper
6 2 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.39%) BT
6 2 (3.39%) JD Edwards
6 2 (3.39%) Sage
6 2 (3.39%) SAP
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle
7 1 (1.69%) Avaya
7 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.69%) Red Gate
7 1 (1.69%) Percona
7 1 (1.69%) Symantec
7 1 (1.69%) McAfee
7 1 (1.69%) CA
7 1 (1.69%) NetApp
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago