The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
England / London
Rank 542 533 480
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -53
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 39 98 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.24% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.50% 0.93% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 31 91 154
Median salary £22,500 £40,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% -17.94%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+32.35% -15.00%

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

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7853 10525 10735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 23.49% 25.90% 25.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6363 8787 8706
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing MCTS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in London

MCTS
Salary Trend in London

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

MCTS Salary Trend in London

MCTS
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCTS across the London region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

MCTS Salary Histogram in London

MCTS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the London region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +17 15 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Croydon - 1 £20,000 -
MCTS
England

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT jobs citing MCTS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 102 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 54 (52.94%) C#
3 53 (51.96%) Degree
4 51 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 51 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 50 (49.02%) Windows
6 48 (47.06%) .NET
7 46 (45.10%) MCP
8 39 (38.24%) MVC
9 37 (36.27%) ASP.NET
10 36 (35.29%) MS Excel
11 33 (32.35%) Web Application Development
11 33 (32.35%) SQL Server 2014
12 32 (31.37%) MCITP
12 32 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
13 30 (29.41%) TDD
13 30 (29.41%) .NET Framework
13 30 (29.41%) Active Directory
14 29 (28.43%) MCSD
14 29 (28.43%) SQL
15 28 (27.45%) MCAD
15 28 (27.45%) Scrum
16 27 (26.47%) Games
16 27 (26.47%) NHibernate
16 27 (26.47%) LINQ
16 27 (26.47%) Kanban
16 27 (26.47%) NUnit
16 27 (26.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 27 (26.47%) BDD
16 27 (26.47%) ASP.NET MVC

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (24.51%) MS Exchange
2 14 (13.73%) SharePoint
3 13 (12.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (10.78%) Apache
4 11 (10.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (10.78%) IIS
5 9 (8.82%) Apache Spark
6 8 (7.84%) Skype for Business
7 7 (6.86%) CMS
8 6 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (4.90%) SharePoint Server
10 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (1.96%) lighttpd
12 1 (0.98%) OpenStack
Applications
1 36 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 10 (9.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.98%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.65%) Office 365
2 6 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.96%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.69%) DNS
2 13 (12.75%) DHCP
3 12 (11.76%) Firewall
3 12 (11.76%) TCP/IP
4 10 (9.80%) VPN
5 7 (6.86%) LAN
5 7 (6.86%) WAN
6 5 (4.90%) Internet
7 4 (3.92%) SAN
8 3 (2.94%) IP Telephony
8 3 (2.94%) iSCSI
8 3 (2.94%) Wireless
9 2 (1.96%) HTTP
9 2 (1.96%) Skype
9 2 (1.96%) VLAN
10 1 (0.98%) Extranet
10 1 (0.98%) NAS
10 1 (0.98%) Network Security
10 1 (0.98%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.98%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 33 (32.35%) SQL Server 2014
3 11 (10.78%) Big Data
3 11 (10.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (7.84%) Data Mart
4 8 (7.84%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (7.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 7 (6.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (6.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (6.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.96%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.96%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.96%) HBase
6 2 (1.96%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.96%) Oracle OLAP
6 2 (1.96%) Pentaho
6 2 (1.96%) Power BI
6 2 (1.96%) QlikView
6 2 (1.96%) Roambi
Development Applications
1 27 (26.47%) Moq
1 27 (26.47%) NUnit
1 27 (26.47%) Rhino Mocks
2 6 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.88%) WiX
3 2 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.98%) CruiseControl
4 1 (0.98%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.98%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 27 (26.47%) Games
2 17 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (1.96%) Banking
3 2 (1.96%) Retail
4 1 (0.98%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (51.96%) Developer
2 31 (30.39%) .NET Developer
3 28 (27.45%) Graduate
4 27 (26.47%) Games Developer
4 27 (26.47%) Graduate .NET Developer
4 27 (26.47%) Graduate Developer
4 27 (26.47%) Graduate Games Developer
4 27 (26.47%) Junior
4 27 (26.47%) Junior .NET Developer
4 27 (26.47%) Junior Developer
4 27 (26.47%) Junior Games Developer
5 17 (16.67%) Support Engineer
6 13 (12.75%) Analyst
6 13 (12.75%) IT Support
6 13 (12.75%) SQL Developer
7 12 (11.76%) C# Developer
8 11 (10.78%) 2nd Line Support
9 9 (8.82%) IT Engineer
9 9 (8.82%) IT Support Engineer
10 8 (7.84%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (47.06%) .NET
2 37 (36.27%) ASP.NET
3 30 (29.41%) .NET Framework
4 27 (26.47%) ASP.NET MVC
4 27 (26.47%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 27 (26.47%) LINQ
4 27 (26.47%) NHibernate
5 12 (11.76%) Ajax
6 10 (9.80%) HTML
7 9 (8.82%) REST
8 7 (6.86%) WCF
9 5 (4.90%) Web Services
9 5 (4.90%) WinForms
10 3 (2.94%) jQuery
10 3 (2.94%) LINQ to SQL
10 3 (2.94%) XML
10 3 (2.94%) XSLT
11 1 (0.98%) MDX
11 1 (0.98%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.59%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.90%) Client/Server
2 5 (4.90%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.90%) Fintech
3 3 (2.94%) Blackberry
3 3 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.98%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.98%) Clustering
4 1 (0.98%) iPhone
4 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.98%) NHS
4 1 (0.98%) Replication
4 1 (0.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (49.02%) Windows
2 23 (22.55%) Windows Server
3 19 (18.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (14.71%) Windows 7
5 11 (10.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (5.88%) Linux
7 5 (4.90%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.94%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.94%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.96%) CentOS
9 2 (1.96%) Unix
9 2 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.98%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (38.24%) MVC
2 33 (32.35%) Web Application Development
3 32 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (29.41%) TDD
5 28 (27.45%) Scrum
6 27 (26.47%) BDD
6 27 (26.47%) Kanban
7 17 (16.67%) ITIL
8 13 (12.75%) CRM
9 9 (8.82%) Applied Mathematics
9 9 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (8.82%) Ethical Hacking
9 9 (8.82%) Mathematics
9 9 (8.82%) Statistics
10 8 (7.84%) Inmon Methodology
11 7 (6.86%) ETL
11 7 (6.86%) Migration
12 6 (5.88%) Performance Monitoring
13 5 (4.90%) Corporate Information Factory
13 5 (4.90%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 54 (52.94%) C#
2 29 (28.43%) SQL
3 14 (13.73%) PowerShell
4 11 (10.78%) R
5 9 (8.82%) PHP
5 9 (8.82%) T-SQL
5 9 (8.82%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.92%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.94%) Python
8 2 (1.96%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.96%) Perl
9 1 (0.98%) C
9 1 (0.98%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 102 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 53 (51.96%) Degree
3 46 (45.10%) MCP
4 32 (31.37%) MCITP
5 29 (28.43%) MCSD
6 28 (27.45%) MCAD
7 21 (20.59%) MCSE
8 13 (12.75%) CCNA
8 13 (12.75%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (9.80%) A+ Certification
9 10 (9.80%) MCSA
10 9 (8.82%) PhD
11 7 (6.86%) MCPD
11 7 (6.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
13 2 (1.96%) Linux+ Certification
13 2 (1.96%) MCDST
13 2 (1.96%) MOS
14 1 (0.98%) CCDA
14 1 (0.98%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.86%) SLA
2 6 (5.88%) QA
3 4 (3.92%) COBIT
System Software
1 30 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 18 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.86%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.90%) vSphere
5 4 (3.92%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (2.94%) Firmware
6 3 (2.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.96%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 2 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.96%) XenApp
8 1 (0.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (7.84%) SCCM
2 4 (3.92%) WSUS
3 3 (2.94%) SCOM
4 2 (1.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.98%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.98%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.98%) Nagios
5 1 (0.98%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.98%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.98%) vMotion
Vendors
1 51 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (21.57%) VMware
3 16 (15.69%) Citrix
4 10 (9.80%) Cisco
5 4 (3.92%) HP
5 4 (3.92%) ServiceNow
6 3 (2.94%) Meraki
6 3 (2.94%) Nintex
6 3 (2.94%) RedGate
6 3 (2.94%) SonicWALL
6 3 (2.94%) Veeam
7 2 (1.96%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.96%) EMC
7 2 (1.96%) Hyperion
7 2 (1.96%) IBM
7 2 (1.96%) Informatica
7 2 (1.96%) Intel Security
7 2 (1.96%) Juniper
7 2 (1.96%) NetApp
7 2 (1.96%) Remedy
Beckenham, Kent
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stanmore, Middlesex
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago