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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 23 - 11
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hounslow 0.91% - 8.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.56% - 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
39 62 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hounslow 35.45% 57.94% 46.55%
Number of salaries quoted 33 54 23
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,600 £52,500 £70,000
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 11 Related IT Skills in Hounslow

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Lync

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Hounslow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 (100.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) PBX
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Avaya