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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 232 248 221
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -27
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 15 28 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.23% 0.37% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.82% 1.25% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 15 28 51
Median salary £44,000 £32,413 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.74% -18.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £26,550 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -12.50%
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
1838 2233 2469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.17% 29.78% 29.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1519 1794 1971
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Cambridgeshire +7 14 £44,000 -20.00%
Hertfordshire +9 1 £40,000 +42.85% 1
MCTS
England

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (95.24%) Windows
3 19 (90.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (85.71%) MCITP
4 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
4 18 (85.71%) Active Directory
5 17 (80.95%) SCOM
6 16 (76.19%) MCSE
6 16 (76.19%) MS Exchange
6 16 (76.19%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 15 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (66.67%) Office 365
8 14 (66.67%) Skype for Business
9 13 (61.90%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (33.33%) MCP
11 6 (28.57%) VMware
12 5 (23.81%) Citrix
13 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
14 3 (14.29%) SCCM
14 3 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
15 2 (9.52%) CCAA
15 2 (9.52%) CCIA
15 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
15 2 (9.52%) Cisco
15 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification

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 16 (76.19%) Exchange Server 2010
1 16 (76.19%) MS Exchange
2 15 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2007
2 15 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (66.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (66.67%) Cloud Computing
1 14 (66.67%) Office 365
2 13 (61.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) DHCP
1 1 (4.76%) DNS
1 1 (4.76%) Firewall
1 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
1 1 (4.76%) NetScaler
1 1 (4.76%) SAN
1 1 (4.76%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Moq
1 1 (4.76%) MSTest
1 1 (4.76%) NUnit
1 1 (4.76%) Rhino Mocks
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Consultant
2 14 (66.67%) Microsoft Consultant
2 14 (66.67%) Office 365 Consultant
3 13 (61.90%) Azure Consultant
4 9 (42.86%) Cloud Consultant
5 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Exchange Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) VMware Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Wintel Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 1 (4.76%) Castle Windsor
1 1 (4.76%) Ninject
1 1 (4.76%) Razor View Engine
1 1 (4.76%) Spring.NET
1 1 (4.76%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (4.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Data Centre
1 1 (4.76%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (4.76%) Replication
1 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 19 (90.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (19.05%) Windows 7
5 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (4.76%) Change Management
2 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL
2 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
2 1 (4.76%) Kanban
2 1 (4.76%) MVC
2 1 (4.76%) Presales
2 1 (4.76%) Problem Management
2 1 (4.76%) Scrum
2 1 (4.76%) TDD
2 1 (4.76%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C#
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
1 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (85.71%) MCITP
3 16 (76.19%) MCSE
4 7 (33.33%) MCP
5 3 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (9.52%) CCAA
6 2 (9.52%) CCIA
6 2 (9.52%) CCNA
6 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (9.52%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (9.52%) MCSA
7 1 (4.76%) CCA
7 1 (4.76%) CCEA
7 1 (4.76%) CCEE
7 1 (4.76%) CCENT
7 1 (4.76%) MCAD
7 1 (4.76%) MCSD
7 1 (4.76%) VCAP
7 1 (4.76%) VCP5
System Software
1 18 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
3 1 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (80.95%) SCOM
2 3 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (28.57%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco
5 1 (4.76%) HP
5 1 (4.76%) Intel
5 1 (4.76%) SonicWALL
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