The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Dunstable region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 36 17 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 0.88% 1.64% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.50% 8.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +0.62%
MCTS
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dunstable region.

Qualifications Category
Dunstable
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
40 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 35.40% 19.67% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 37 12 8
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £58,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Dunstable

MCTS
Salary Trend in Dunstable

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Dunstable

MCTS
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee ePO

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Dunstable 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense