The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Kingston Upon Thames region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 34 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 7 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 2.76% 2.19% 5.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.29% 8.11% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 9
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -31.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
62 37 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 24.41% 27.01% 31.28%
Number of salaries quoted 57 37 56
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £58,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCTS
London

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 20 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 13 (100.00%) CRM
1 13 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 13 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 13 (100.00%) DNS
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
1 13 (100.00%) MCSE
1 13 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 13 (100.00%) SCOM
1 13 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 13 (100.00%) Lync
1 13 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 13 (100.00%) High Availability
1 13 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (53.85%) MCT
2 7 (53.85%) MCP

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 13 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 13 (100.00%) Lync
1 13 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 13 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 13 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 13 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Administrator
2 11 (84.62%) Systems Administrator
3 10 (76.92%) Exchange Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Messaging Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) CRM
1 13 (100.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) MCSE
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (53.85%) MCP
2 7 (53.85%) MCT
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 13 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft