The first table below looks at the demand for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Croydon region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 24 -
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon - 5.24% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 17.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 0
Average salary - £55,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Qualifications Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
65 74 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 31.40% 29.84% 19.02%
Number of salaries quoted 63 52 50
Average salary £46,750 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCTS
London

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

MCTS
Salary Trend in Croydon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the Croydon region.

MCTS Salary Trend in Croydon

MCTS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCDA
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) CCDE
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) VCAP

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Croydon 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Professional Services Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCDA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) CCDE
1 1 (100.00%) VCAP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) VMware