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

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 92 93 64
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -29
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 3 13 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.24% 0.90% 2.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.95% 3.95% 8.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 26
Average salary £33,826 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.34% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-13.75% -
MCTS
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
316 329 309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 25.42% 22.82% 30.44%
Number of salaries quoted 239 247 255
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

MCTS
Salary Trend in Essex

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Essex

MCTS
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCTS across the Essex region over the 3 months to 3 June 2015.

MCTS Salary Histogram in Essex

MCTS
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the Essex region over the 3 months to 3 June 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
Chelmsford - 2 £33,826 -
MCTS
East of England

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) MVC
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) NUnit
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 4 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (66.67%) MCSD
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) OOP
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 4 (66.67%) Silverlight
2 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (66.67%) CentOS
2 4 (66.67%) TeamCity
2 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 4 (66.67%) RESTful
2 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the Essex 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.

Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Mingle
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) RavenDB
1 4 (66.67%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 4 (66.67%) NUnit
1 4 (66.67%) TeamCity
1 4 (66.67%) Git (software)
1 4 (66.67%) MSTest
1 4 (66.67%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Programmer
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Programmer
1 4 (66.67%) Agile .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) Silverlight
1 4 (66.67%) RESTful
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
1 4 (66.67%) KnockoutJS
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
1 4 (66.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) OOP
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 4 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 4 (66.67%) BDD
1 4 (66.67%) CQRS
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) MCSD
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) CCNP
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (33.33%) MCITP
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) HP
1 2 (33.33%) VMware
1 2 (33.33%) SolarWinds
2 1 (16.67%) EPiServer
Essex
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits - Travel Expenses + Pension
Posted: 16 days ago