The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 231 252 203
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -49
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 16 10 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.26% 0.14% 0.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.94% 0.44% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 55
Median salary £44,500 £38,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.83% -18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £31,350 £34,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £35,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.08% -11.25%
MCTS
England

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

Qualifications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1709 2278 2367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 27.41% 31.15% 30.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1312 1930 1840
Median salary £42,500 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.49% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- +3.03%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing MCTS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

MCTS
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

MCTS Salary Trend in the East of England

MCTS
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCTS across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

MCTS Salary Histogram in the East of England

MCTS
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +24 8 £34,500 -23.33%
Cambridgeshire - 4 £44,500 -
Bedfordshire +18 3 £45,000 +21.62%
Essex +3 1 - -
MCTS
England

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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 East of England region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 30 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (96.67%) Microsoft
3 27 (90.00%) Active Directory
4 26 (86.67%) Windows
5 21 (70.00%) MCSE
5 21 (70.00%) MS Exchange
5 21 (70.00%) MCITP
5 21 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 20 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (56.67%) MS Excel
8 14 (46.67%) MCP
8 14 (46.67%) Windows Server
9 13 (43.33%) ITIL
9 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (43.33%) SCOM
10 12 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (40.00%) Office 365
10 12 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
10 12 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (40.00%) Skype for Business
11 11 (36.67%) VMware
11 11 (36.67%) PowerShell
12 10 (33.33%) Citrix
13 8 (26.67%) HP
13 8 (26.67%) Cisco
13 8 (26.67%) Windows 7
14 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 7 (23.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 21 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 20 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 20 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (40.00%) Skype for Business
4 3 (10.00%) IBM Domino
4 3 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 17 (56.67%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.00%) DHCP
1 6 (20.00%) DNS
2 5 (16.67%) Firewall
2 5 (16.67%) iSCSI
2 5 (16.67%) SAN
2 5 (16.67%) VoIP
3 3 (10.00%) NetScaler
3 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (10.00%) GIS
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 3 (10.00%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Azure Consultant
1 12 (40.00%) Consultant
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft Consultant
1 12 (40.00%) Office 365 Consultant
2 8 (26.67%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Cloud Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Messaging Specialist
5 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Server Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) IT Support
6 2 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Security Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Server Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Wintel Support
6 2 (6.67%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) XMPP
2 1 (3.33%) .NET
2 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.33%) CSS
2 1 (3.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) User Experience
2 5 (16.67%) Replication
3 2 (6.67%) Fintech
4 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 21 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (46.67%) Windows Server
4 13 (43.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (26.67%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) ITIL
2 6 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 5 (16.67%) Change Management
3 5 (16.67%) ITIL V3
4 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (10.00%) Software Deployment
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.33%) Application Packaging
6 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.33%) Coaching
6 1 (3.33%) Migration
6 1 (3.33%) MVC
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) PowerShell
2 6 (20.00%) SQL
3 5 (16.67%) VBScript
4 3 (10.00%) VB
5 1 (3.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (70.00%) MCITP
2 21 (70.00%) MCSE
3 14 (46.67%) MCP
4 7 (23.33%) Citrix Certification
4 7 (23.33%) MCSA
4 7 (23.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (16.67%) CCAA
5 5 (16.67%) CCNA
5 5 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (10.00%) MCSM
6 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 2 (6.67%) CCA
8 1 (3.33%) CompTIA Security+
8 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (3.33%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (6.67%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 13 (43.33%) SCOM
2 6 (20.00%) SCCM
3 5 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 29 (96.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) VMware
3 10 (33.33%) Citrix
4 8 (26.67%) Cisco
4 8 (26.67%) HP
5 5 (16.67%) Intel Security
5 5 (16.67%) SonicWALL
6 3 (10.00%) BMC
6 3 (10.00%) Computacenter
6 3 (10.00%) Remedy
6 3 (10.00%) Symantec
7 2 (6.67%) AppSense