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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
London / City of London
Rank 214 237 258
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +21
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 6 27 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.42% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 1.61% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 5 24 52
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,900 £26,050
10% offered a salary of more than £61,600 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%

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
1198 1679 2541
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 24.17% 25.97% 24.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1082 1509 2196
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +6.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 22 January 2017.

MCTS Salary Histogram in the City of London

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
3 10 (62.50%) Finance
3 10 (62.50%) MCITP
4 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (56.25%) VMware
4 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
5 8 (50.00%) MCSE
6 7 (43.75%) SharePoint
7 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
7 6 (37.50%) Citrix
7 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
7 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
8 5 (31.25%) Skype for Business
8 5 (31.25%) Office 365
8 5 (31.25%) SCCM
8 5 (31.25%) MCSA
8 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
9 4 (25.00%) IIS
9 4 (25.00%) MS Office
9 4 (25.00%) ITIL
9 4 (25.00%) MCP
9 4 (25.00%) SQL
9 4 (25.00%) DHCP
9 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (25.00%) DNS
9 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
10 3 (18.75%) CA Spectrum
10 3 (18.75%) Data Centre

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 7 (43.75%) SharePoint
2 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
3 5 (31.25%) Skype for Business
4 4 (25.00%) IIS
5 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) MS Office
3 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (31.25%) Office 365
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) DHCP
1 4 (25.00%) DNS
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (18.75%) LAN
2 3 (18.75%) VPN
2 3 (18.75%) WAN
3 1 (6.25%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Help Desk Support
1 5 (31.25%) Service Desk Support
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) IT Support
2 4 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (18.75%) Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Deskside Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Deskside Support
3 3 (18.75%) Deskside Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) IT Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) IT Systems Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Service Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) CentOS
4 2 (12.50%) Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
2 3 (18.75%) Investment Management
2 3 (18.75%) ITSM
2 3 (18.75%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (12.50%) CRM
3 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 2 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (12.50%) Information Management
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (12.50%) Workflow
4 1 (6.25%) Database Security
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 2 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (62.50%) MCITP
3 8 (50.00%) MCSE
4 5 (31.25%) MCSA
5 4 (25.00%) MCP
6 3 (18.75%) MOS
7 2 (12.50%) A+ Certification
7 2 (12.50%) CCNA
7 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 2 (12.50%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
4 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) Backup Exec
2 3 (18.75%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (18.75%) Nagios
2 3 (18.75%) NetBackup
2 3 (18.75%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (18.75%) SCOM
2 3 (18.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) Citrix
4 3 (18.75%) BT
4 3 (18.75%) CA
4 3 (18.75%) CheckPoint
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco
4 3 (18.75%) Intel Security
4 3 (18.75%) Symantec
5 2 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) Nintex
5 2 (12.50%) ServiceNow
5 2 (12.50%) Veeam
6 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
City, London
Mandara
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago