The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 46 47 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 7 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 2.02% 0.57% 2.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.55% 0.94% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 4
Average salary £31,000 £35,250 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.05% +53.26%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
MCTS
Hertfordshire

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

Qualifications Category
Hemel Hempstead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
154 212 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hemel Hempstead 44.51% 60.74% 29.80%
Number of salaries quoted 143 195 58
Average salary £45,000 £62,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +92.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Salary Histogram in Hemel Hempstead

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCTS across the Hemel Hempstead region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015.

MCTS Salary Histogram in Hemel Hempstead

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) MCP
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
1 21 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 21 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 21 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 21 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 18 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 18 (85.71%) Windows XP
3 15 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 15 (71.43%) Project Management
4 11 (52.38%) Change Management
4 11 (52.38%) ITIL
5 9 (42.86%) CCNA
5 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (42.86%) Cisco
6 8 (38.10%) SLA
6 8 (38.10%) Statistics
6 8 (38.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 8 (38.10%) Line Management
6 8 (38.10%) Mentoring
7 6 (28.57%) User Experience
8 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (14.29%) CCEE
8 3 (14.29%) CCAA
8 3 (14.29%) CCIA
8 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
8 3 (14.29%) SonicWALL

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Hemel Hempstead by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, 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 21 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (71.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) VoIP
1 3 (14.29%) DHCP
1 3 (14.29%) DNS
1 3 (14.29%) SAN
1 3 (14.29%) Firewall
1 3 (14.29%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) IT Support
3 4 (19.05%) Service Desk Supervisor
4 3 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Administrator
4 3 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.76%) Service Desk Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Statistics
2 6 (28.57%) User Experience
3 3 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Windows
1 21 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 21 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 18 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
2 18 (85.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Project Management
2 11 (52.38%) Change Management
2 11 (52.38%) ITIL
3 8 (38.10%) Line Management
3 8 (38.10%) Mentoring
4 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (14.29%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
1 3 (14.29%) VBScript
1 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 21 (100.00%) MCP
2 9 (42.86%) CCNA
2 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (38.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (14.29%) A+ Certification
4 3 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (14.29%) CCEE
4 3 (14.29%) CCAA
4 3 (14.29%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) HP
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) SonicWALL