The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Horsham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 28 19
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Horsham - 3.05% 5.50%
As % of the Qualifications category - 8.33% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 6
Average salary - £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCTS
West Sussex

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

Qualifications Category
Horsham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
63 48 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Horsham 49.61% 36.64% 35.78%
Number of salaries quoted 57 47 38
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Horsham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the Horsham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Horsham

MCTS
Salary Trend in Horsham

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Horsham

MCTS
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Horsham

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Horsham 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 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) Altiris
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Software Deployment
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Horsham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Horsham 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) Desktop Administrator
2 2 (66.67%) IT Administrator
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Symantec
1 3 (100.00%) Altiris