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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - - 18
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable - - 1.79%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
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
17 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dunstable 32.08% 29.79% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 12
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £37,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,450 £38,950 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Dunstable

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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%) Intel Security
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
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Dunstable by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Application Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
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%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware