The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 62 32 42
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +10
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 2 21 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 0.37% 5.33% 3.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.18% 19.27% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 21 14
Average salary - £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
MCTS
Berkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Maidenhead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
170 109 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 31.42% 27.66% 29.58%
Number of salaries quoted 91 80 92
Average salary £57,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

MCTS
Salary Trend in Maidenhead

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Maidenhead

MCTS
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Maidenhead 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Lync
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (100.00%) People Management
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Maidenhead 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) Lync
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) People Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSE
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) VMware