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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 67 58
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 14 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford - 1.79% 3.37%
As % of the Qualifications category - 4.86% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 0 14 26
Average salary - £40,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.51%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
240 288 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 39.87% 36.92% 39.82%
Number of salaries quoted 194 247 276
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) CommVault
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) NetScreen
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Lync
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) NetScreen
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) NCDA
2 1 (50.00%) NCIE
2 1 (50.00%) VCAP
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) UAG
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) CommVault
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) PlateSpin
1 1 (50.00%) Veeam