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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 38 40
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe - 1.18% 1.26%
As % of the Qualifications category - 4.11% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
85 73 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 31.02% 28.74% 41.00%
Number of salaries quoted 76 56 86
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the High Wycombe region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (100.00%) Lync
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) ISO 9000

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Lync
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (50.00%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Forefront TMG
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft