The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 78 98 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.63% 0.091% -
As % of the Qualifications category 2.73% 0.34% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Median salary £27,500 £22,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £36,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.64% -8.12%
MCTS
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
183 292 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 23.05% 26.62% 26.91%
Number of salaries quoted 154 256 287
Median salary £42,500 £36,000 £41,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% -13.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent region citing MCTS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

MCTS
Salary Trend in Kent

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Kent

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Kent region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MCSA
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Dell
1 5 (100.00%) Nortel
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Mitel
1 5 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 5 (100.00%) MCITP
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) Barracuda Networks
1 5 (100.00%) Android
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (100.00%) REST
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory Support
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory Support Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 5 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Telephony Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Telephony Support
1 5 (100.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) REST
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Android
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCITP
1 5 (100.00%) MCSA
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Barracuda Networks
1 5 (100.00%) Dell
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Mitel
1 5 (100.00%) Nortel
1 5 (100.00%) VMware