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

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 36 46 40
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 0.62% 0.45% 2.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.63% 1.85% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 7
Average salary £50,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.25% -4.28%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -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
38 54 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 23.60% 24.32% 25.51%
Number of salaries quoted 38 53 57
Average salary £40,000 £53,337 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £102,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.93%

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 14 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Server Building
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Presales
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Support
1 1 (100.00%) Messaging Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Messaging Support
1 1 (100.00%) Support Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Security
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Presales
1 1 (100.00%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft