The first table below looks at the demand for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Hemel Hempstead region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Hemel Hempstead region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 45 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 0.58% 1.95% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.94% 6.78% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £35,250 £23,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.26% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Qualifications Category
Hemel Hempstead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
212 59 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 61.27% 28.78% 36.86%
Number of salaries quoted 195 58 85
Average salary £62,500 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+92.30% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,400 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCTS
Hertfordshire

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Hemel Hempstead

MCTS
Salary Trend in Hemel Hempstead

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Hemel Hempstead

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (88.89%) Hyper-V
2 8 (88.89%) iSCSI
2 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (88.89%) Windows 7
2 8 (88.89%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) SAN
2 8 (88.89%) CCNA
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) MS Exchange
2 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 8 (88.89%) MCP
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
3 7 (77.78%) VoIP
3 7 (77.78%) DHCP
3 7 (77.78%) DNS
3 7 (77.78%) HP
3 7 (77.78%) Citrix
3 7 (77.78%) Citrix Certification
3 7 (77.78%) Project Management
3 7 (77.78%) Change Management

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hemel Hempstead 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 9 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (88.89%) MS Exchange
2 8 (88.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (77.78%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (22.22%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (11.11%) IIS
6 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) InfoPath
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon S3
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) SAN
1 8 (88.89%) Firewall
1 8 (88.89%) iSCSI
2 7 (77.78%) VoIP
2 7 (77.78%) DHCP
2 7 (77.78%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) Intranet
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (77.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Support Engineer
1 7 (77.78%) 3rd Line Support
1 7 (77.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) XSLT
1 1 (11.11%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Replication
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (11.11%) Clustering
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 8 (88.89%) Windows 7
3 3 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 7 (77.78%) Problem Management
2 7 (77.78%) Project Management
2 7 (77.78%) Change Management
2 7 (77.78%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Data Security
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (88.89%) MCP
2 8 (88.89%) CCNA
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (77.78%) CCEE
3 7 (77.78%) CCAA
3 7 (77.78%) CCIA
3 7 (77.78%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (22.22%) MCITP
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
4 2 (22.22%) VCP4
4 2 (22.22%) VCP5
5 1 (11.11%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
1 8 (88.89%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (88.89%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
1 1 (11.11%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) SonicWALL
2 7 (77.78%) HP
2 7 (77.78%) Citrix
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (11.11%) Lotus
4 1 (11.11%) Sophos