The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Kingston Upon Thames region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 42 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 6 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 2.48% - 6.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.53% - 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 8
Average salary £40,000 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 Kingston Upon Thames region.

Qualifications Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
57 37 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 23.55% 29.84% 47.24%
Number of salaries quoted 46 37 53
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,800 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

MCTS
Salary Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

MCTS
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 11 (100.00%) MCP
1 11 (100.00%) MCSE
1 11 (100.00%) MCT
1 11 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 11 (100.00%) CRM
1 11 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 11 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 11 (100.00%) DNS
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 11 (100.00%) SCOM
1 11 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 11 (100.00%) Lync
1 11 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (100.00%) High Availability
1 11 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (72.73%) Email Migration
2 8 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2003
2 8 (72.73%) Migration
3 3 (27.27%) .NET

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 11 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 11 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 11 (100.00%) Lync
1 11 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 8 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 11 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 11 (100.00%) Administrator
1 11 (100.00%) Exchange Administrator
2 8 (72.73%) Systems Architect
2 8 (72.73%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) CRM
1 11 (100.00%) High Availability
2 8 (72.73%) Email Migration
2 8 (72.73%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) MCP
1 11 (100.00%) MCSE
1 11 (100.00%) MCT
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft