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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 146 125 110
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -15
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 7 26 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.29% 1.03% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.89% 3.19% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 7 26 26
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £33,826 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.43% -
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
786 816 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 32.49% 32.47% 29.40%
Number of salaries quoted 679 686 491
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £55,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 August 2015.

MCTS Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

MCTS
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hemel Hempstead +3 7 £45,000 +27.65% 1
MCTS
East of England

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 23 (100.00%) Windows
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (95.65%) Active Directory
2 22 (95.65%) MS Exchange
2 22 (95.65%) MCP
2 22 (95.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 22 (95.65%) Windows 7
3 19 (82.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (78.26%) MS Excel
4 18 (78.26%) Windows XP
5 17 (73.91%) Project Management
6 12 (52.17%) ITIL
7 11 (47.83%) Change Management
8 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (43.48%) CCNA
8 10 (43.48%) Cisco
9 8 (34.78%) Mentoring
10 7 (30.43%) Statistics
10 7 (30.43%) User Experience
10 7 (30.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 7 (30.43%) Line Management
10 7 (30.43%) SLA
11 4 (17.39%) VoIP
11 4 (17.39%) DHCP
11 4 (17.39%) DNS
11 4 (17.39%) SQL
11 4 (17.39%) VBScript
11 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
11 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 22 (95.65%) MS Exchange
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (78.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (17.39%) VoIP
1 4 (17.39%) DHCP
1 4 (17.39%) DNS
1 4 (17.39%) SAN
1 4 (17.39%) Firewall
1 4 (17.39%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Support Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) IT Support Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) IT Support
3 4 (17.39%) Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (13.04%) Service Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Service Desk Supervisor
5 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Service Desk Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Statistics
1 7 (30.43%) User Experience
2 4 (17.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (95.65%) Windows Server 2008
2 22 (95.65%) Windows 7
3 19 (82.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (78.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Project Management
2 12 (52.17%) ITIL
3 11 (47.83%) Change Management
4 8 (34.78%) Mentoring
5 7 (30.43%) Line Management
6 4 (17.39%) Problem Management
6 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (4.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) SQL
1 4 (17.39%) VBScript
1 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (95.65%) MCP
3 10 (43.48%) CCNA
3 10 (43.48%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (30.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (17.39%) CCEE
5 4 (17.39%) CCAA
5 4 (17.39%) CCIA
5 4 (17.39%) Citrix Certification
5 4 (17.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (13.04%) A+ Certification
7 1 (4.35%) MCITP
7 1 (4.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (30.43%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (95.65%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (43.48%) Cisco
3 4 (17.39%) HP
3 4 (17.39%) Citrix
3 4 (17.39%) VMware
3 4 (17.39%) SonicWALL
4 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
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