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 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 258 248 149
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -99
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 6 15 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.085% 0.20% 1.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.69% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 102
Average salary £32,500 £31,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.36% -20.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £58,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
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
2067 2186 2159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 29.42% 29.84% 31.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1593 1743 1674
Average salary £45,000 £43,900 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +3 2 £25,500 -29.16%
Essex - 2 £37,500 -
Cambridgeshire +5 1 £40,000 -21.95% 1
Bedfordshire -4 1 - -
MCTS
England

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
3 12 (75.00%) MCP
4 9 (56.25%) MCSE
4 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 8 (50.00%) MCSA
5 8 (50.00%) ITIL
5 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 8 (50.00%) VMware
6 7 (43.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
7 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 6 (37.50%) CCNA
7 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
7 6 (37.50%) MCITP
8 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
9 4 (25.00%) Citrix
9 4 (25.00%) A+ Certification
9 4 (25.00%) Cisco
9 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
9 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (18.75%) Server+ Certification
10 3 (18.75%) Firewall
10 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
10 3 (18.75%) Intel

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (18.75%) Skype for Business
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Firewall
1 3 (18.75%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
2 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Moq
1 1 (6.25%) MSTest
1 1 (6.25%) NUnit
1 1 (6.25%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1 (6.25%) Electronics
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Wintel Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Junior
4 1 (6.25%) Server Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Server Support
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (6.25%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (6.25%) Ninject
1 1 (6.25%) Razor View Engine
1 1 (6.25%) Spring.NET
1 1 (6.25%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (6.25%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 2 (12.50%) Driving Licence
2 2 (12.50%) Statistics
2 2 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) People Management
4 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) Application Packaging
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) CRM
5 1 (6.25%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (6.25%) Kanban
5 1 (6.25%) MVC
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (75.00%) MCP
3 9 (56.25%) MCSE
4 8 (50.00%) MCSA
5 7 (43.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 6 (37.50%) CCNA
6 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (37.50%) MCITP
7 4 (25.00%) A+ Certification
8 3 (18.75%) Server+ Certification
8 3 (18.75%) VCAP
8 3 (18.75%) VCP5
9 2 (12.50%) CCA
9 2 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (12.50%) Degree
10 1 (6.25%) CCAA
10 1 (6.25%) CCEA
10 1 (6.25%) CCENT
10 1 (6.25%) MCAD
10 1 (6.25%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
3 3 (18.75%) vSphere
4 2 (12.50%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (12.50%) ISA Server
5 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (6.25%) XenApp
5 1 (6.25%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
1 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) Citrix
4 3 (18.75%) Intel
5 2 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) Mitel
5 2 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.25%) AppSense
6 1 (6.25%) Intel Security
6 1 (6.25%) SonicWALL
6 1 (6.25%) Veeam
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago