The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 93 - 92
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 3 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.26% - 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.72% - 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 5
Average salary £30,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
MCTS
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
415 237 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 35.99% 28.87% 42.08%
Number of salaries quoted 337 195 346
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £59,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

MCTS
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

MCTS
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. 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
Cheltenham - 2 £26,250 -
MCTS
South West

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (50.00%) MCP
3 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 2 (50.00%) CCENT
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) MCSM
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) SaaS
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) PBX
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) BIG-IP
1 1 (25.00%) Network Security
1 1 (25.00%) NAS
1 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Support Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) IT Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Desktop Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (25.00%) Straight-Through Processing
1 1 (25.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
3 2 (50.00%) CCENT
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) MCP
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) MCSA
4 1 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (25.00%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) SCOM
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (25.00%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) Dell
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
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