The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Leatherhead region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 49 57 45
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -12
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 4 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leatherhead 1.46% 0.72% 2.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.06% 1.74% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 5
Average salary £47,500 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
MCTS
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leatherhead region.

Qualifications Category
Leatherhead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
79 115 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leatherhead 28.83% 41.37% 61.84%
Number of salaries quoted 75 111 112
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,850 £27,500 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leatherhead

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Leatherhead

MCTS
Salary Trend in Leatherhead

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Leatherhead

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leatherhead

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leatherhead 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) MCITP
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) MCP
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) PBX
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) WAN

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Leatherhead by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leatherhead 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 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) PBX
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Softswitch
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) IT Support
3 1 (25.00%) Senior IT Support
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) MCP
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco