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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 126 152 135
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -17
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 7 7 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.35% 0.29% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.07% 0.88% 2.85%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 23
Median salary £40,000 £31,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -38.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,800 £26,400 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £51,200 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
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
657 793 806
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.83% 32.46% 31.98%
Number of salaries quoted 521 687 679
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -8.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCTS across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

MCTS Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

MCTS
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead +18 6 £41,000 +32.25%
Bishop's Stortford - 1 £34,500 -
MCTS
East of England

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
2 6 (85.71%) MCP
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (85.71%) Problem Management
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Hyper-V
2 6 (85.71%) User Experience
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL V3
3 5 (71.43%) CCAA
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (71.43%) iSCSI
3 5 (71.43%) SonicWALL
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall

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 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) DHCP
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) iSCSI
2 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 5 (71.43%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Service Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Services Delivery Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) User Experience
2 5 (71.43%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (71.43%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (85.71%) Problem Management
3 5 (71.43%) Change Management
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL V3
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) MCP
3 5 (71.43%) CCAA
3 5 (71.43%) CCNA
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (14.29%) MCITP
4 1 (14.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Hyper-V
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) HP
3 5 (71.43%) SonicWALL