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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 103 93 81
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 1 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.093% 0.10% 2.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.42% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 33
Average salary £42,500 £24,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.46% -45.55%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
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
341 240 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 31.78% 24.92% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 296 204 363
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the Kent region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Malling - 1 £42,500 -
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) SMTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) MobileIron
2 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Kent 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%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SMTP
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Messaging Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365 Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) MCITP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certified Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certified Master
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MobileIron
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
Maidstone, Kent
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