The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 41 50 44
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 2 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 0.74% 1.13% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.08% 3.33% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Median salary £22,000 £27,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
MCTS
Buckinghamshire

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

Qualifications Category
High Wycombe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
96 120 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 35.56% 33.90% 30.18%
Number of salaries quoted 73 85 87
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

MCTS
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

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

MCTS Salary Trend in High Wycombe

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 High Wycombe region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) MCITP
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) MCSA
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) Driving Licence
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) VoIP
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) MCP
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) Apple
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Workstation
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Clustering
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) T-SQL

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe 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:

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) IT Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) IT Support
1 3 (42.86%) IT Support Specialist
1 3 (42.86%) Server Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Support Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning DBA
2 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Driving Licence
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 10
4 3 (42.86%) Windows 8
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) MCITP
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) MCSA
3 3 (42.86%) MCP
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (42.86%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Apple
1 3 (42.86%) Citrix
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 3 (42.86%) VMware