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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
England / East of England
Rank 229 264 254
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -10
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 13 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.22% 0.071% 0.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.77% 0.24% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 18
Median salary £37,000 £41,250 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.30% +20.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,550 £60,750
UK excluding London median salary £43,250 £34,000 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+27.20% -15.52%

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
1684 2089 2140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.70% 29.56% 29.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1279 1597 1709
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +1.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 21 February 2017.

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 21 February 2017. 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 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 - 11 £30,000 - 2
Essex +20 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -2 1 £44,000 +4.76% 1
MCTS
England

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (92.86%) Microsoft
3 25 (89.29%) Active Directory
3 25 (89.29%) Windows
4 23 (82.14%) MS Exchange
5 19 (67.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (64.29%) MS Excel
7 17 (60.71%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (60.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (60.71%) Windows Server
8 16 (57.14%) MCP
9 15 (53.57%) Cisco
10 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (46.43%) MCITP
11 13 (46.43%) MCSE
12 11 (39.29%) CCNA
12 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (39.29%) Windows 7
13 10 (35.71%) PowerShell
14 9 (32.14%) VMware
14 9 (32.14%) ITIL
14 9 (32.14%) HP
14 9 (32.14%) Citrix
15 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (28.57%) SCOM
15 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
15 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
15 8 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
15 8 (28.57%) Office 365
15 8 (28.57%) Skype for Business

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 23 (82.14%) MS Exchange
2 17 (60.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 17 (60.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (28.57%) Skype for Business
4 4 (14.29%) IBM Domino
4 4 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 18 (64.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Cloud Computing
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) DHCP
1 5 (17.86%) DNS
1 5 (17.86%) Firewall
1 5 (17.86%) iSCSI
1 5 (17.86%) SAN
1 5 (17.86%) VoIP
2 4 (14.29%) NetScaler
3 2 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (14.29%) GIS
3 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Analyst
1 8 (28.57%) Azure Consultant
1 8 (28.57%) Consultant
1 8 (28.57%) IT Analyst
1 8 (28.57%) IT Support
1 8 (28.57%) IT Support Analyst
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Consultant
1 8 (28.57%) Office 365 Consultant
1 8 (28.57%) Support Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Wintel Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Messaging Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Developer
6 2 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.29%) XMPP
2 2 (7.14%) .NET
2 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 2 (7.14%) CSS
2 2 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.86%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 25 (89.29%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (60.71%) Windows Server
4 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (39.29%) Windows 7
6 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) Change Management
2 5 (17.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (17.86%) ITIL V3
2 5 (17.86%) Problem Management
3 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 2 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) PowerShell
2 7 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) VB
3 5 (17.86%) VBScript
4 2 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (57.14%) MCP
3 13 (46.43%) MCITP
3 13 (46.43%) MCSE
4 11 (39.29%) CCNA
4 11 (39.29%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (21.43%) A+ Certification
6 5 (17.86%) CCAA
6 5 (17.86%) Citrix Certification
6 5 (17.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (14.29%) MCSM
7 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 3 (10.71%) MCSA
System Software
1 25 (89.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (17.86%) Hyper-V
2 5 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) SCOM
2 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 15 (53.57%) Cisco
3 9 (32.14%) Citrix
3 9 (32.14%) HP
3 9 (32.14%) VMware
4 5 (17.86%) SonicWALL
5 4 (14.29%) BMC
5 4 (14.29%) Computacenter
5 4 (14.29%) Remedy
6 1 (3.57%) Intel Security
6 1 (3.57%) Symantec
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Computer Network Services Ltd
Salary: From £17,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago