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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 76 53 55
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +2
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 6 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.14% 1.16% 2.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% 4.17% 6.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 15
Average salary £65,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
240 144 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 33.29% 27.85% 38.24%
Number of salaries quoted 197 122 244
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £26,150 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 20 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 24 December 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%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSD
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
2 1 (50.00%) DNA
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) Lync
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) DNA
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSD
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft