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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 44 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 0.45% 2.79% 2.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.75% 11.29% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 3
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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 62 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 25.45% 24.70% 26.03%
Number of salaries quoted 56 56 38
Average salary £53,337 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.67% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £105,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware