The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Marlow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 22 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Marlow 1.04% 7.69% 4.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.14% 18.52% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 4
Average salary £55,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.76% -9.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
MCTS
Buckinghamshire

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

Qualifications Category
Marlow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
14 27 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Marlow 14.58% 41.54% 39.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7 23 26
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £34,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Marlow

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Marlow

MCTS
Salary Trend in Marlow

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Marlow

MCTS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Marlow

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Marlow 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Migration
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) MCITP
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (100.00%) Lync
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (66.67%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (33.33%) ISO 9000
3 2 (33.33%) MCSA
3 2 (33.33%) Office 365
3 2 (33.33%) Line Management

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Marlow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Marlow 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 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) Lync
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) MCITP
2 2 (33.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (33.33%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) Forefront TMG
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) VMware