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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 36 39 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 5 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 2.29% 2.24% 2.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.95% 5.60% 7.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 2
Median salary £32,500 £23,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.30% -54.00%
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
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
84 125 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 38.53% 40.06% 35.53%
Number of salaries quoted 83 89 56
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 21 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MCITP
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (60.00%) Driving Licence
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Apple
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) MCP
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) MCSA
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008

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 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) IT Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCITP
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCP
3 2 (40.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Workstation
1 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Apple
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft