The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 147 139
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.69% 0.59%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.23% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 0 16 15
Median salary - £29,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -23.37%
UK excluding London median salary £34,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
MCTS
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
680 717 820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.66% 30.72% 32.23%
Number of salaries quoted 522 547 638
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire region citing MCTS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

MCTS
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

MCTS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT jobs citing MCTS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) A+ Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MCSA
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Server+ Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL V3
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) MCP
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Electronics
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Junior
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCSA
2 3 (75.00%) Server+ Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft