The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 97 106 80
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -26
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.097% 0.21% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 0.88% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 7
Average salary £60,000 £22,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+166.66% -47.05%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%
MCTS
South East

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

Qualifications Category
East Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
199 342 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 19.36% 24.20% 36.18%
Number of salaries quoted 135 304 265
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,800 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

MCTS
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

MCTS Salary Trend in East Sussex

MCTS
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
Brighton - 1 £60,000 -
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 23 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) ServiceNow