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 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 72 72 70
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 3 1 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.45% 0.15% 2.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.33% 0.38% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 19
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%
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
226 265 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 34.19% 40.21% 39.54%
Number of salaries quoted 198 214 255
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £22,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) AppSense
2 2 (66.67%) Altiris
2 2 (66.67%) WMI
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) KVM
3 1 (33.33%) Opsview
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) HND
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Nagios
3 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Degree

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Desktop Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Monitoring Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VBScript
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) HND
3 1 (33.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) WMI
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) Opsview
2 1 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) AppSense
2 2 (66.67%) Altiris
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
Guildford, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago