The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Hounslow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 13 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hounslow 1.72% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 4.55% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £34,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
MCTS
London

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

Qualifications Category
Hounslow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
22 62 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hounslow 37.93% 52.99% 54.84%
Number of salaries quoted 21 57 22
Average salary £34,500 £48,000 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.12% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Hounslow

MCTS
Salary Trend in Hounslow

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Hounslow

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hounslow 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%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) CCA
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) PBX
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Hounslow 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Lync
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) PBX
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCA
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) VMware