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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 95 91
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent - 0.100% 1.18%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.40% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 14
Median salary - £24,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -42.35%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
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
317 251 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 32.41% 25.07% 35.38%
Number of salaries quoted 280 214 357
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 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

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:

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