The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 77 89 61
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -28
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 1 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.14% 0.11% 3.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.47% 0.28% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 31
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
MCTS
Surrey

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

Qualifications Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
212 358 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 30.11% 41.01% 39.56%
Number of salaries quoted 178 292 263
Average salary £49,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

MCTS
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Guildford

MCTS
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) AppSense
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Altiris
2 1 (50.00%) WMI
2 1 (50.00%) MS Project Server
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) WMI
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) AppSense
1 1 (50.00%) Altiris