The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 88 - 94
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 7 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.83% - 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.89% - 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 8
Median salary £30,000 - £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £34,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -19.04%
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 Milton Keynes region.

Qualifications Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
242 426 403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 28.57% 30.15% 34.77%
Number of salaries quoted 200 322 276
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

MCTS
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (92.86%) MCSE
2 13 (92.86%) MCP
3 8 (57.14%) Windows
3 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 7 (50.00%) Retail
4 7 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (50.00%) MCITP
4 7 (50.00%) Windows 8
4 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (50.00%) MCSA
4 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 7 (50.00%) MS Office
4 7 (50.00%) ITIL
4 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (42.86%) SAS
5 6 (42.86%) C#
5 6 (42.86%) Perl
5 6 (42.86%) PL/SQL
5 6 (42.86%) SQL
5 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
5 6 (42.86%) VB
5 6 (42.86%) MySQL

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (42.86%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (50.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) Big Data
1 6 (42.86%) Hadoop
1 6 (42.86%) MySQL
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 7 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (50.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 7 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 7 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 7 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 6 (42.86%) Report Developer
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix Analyst
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
1 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 7 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 7 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) Dashboard Development
2 6 (42.86%) Data Management
2 6 (42.86%) Validation
3 1 (7.14%) Desktop Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) C#
1 6 (42.86%) Perl
1 6 (42.86%) PL/SQL
1 6 (42.86%) Python
1 6 (42.86%) R
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
1 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
1 6 (42.86%) VB
2 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (92.86%) MCP
2 13 (92.86%) MCSE
3 7 (50.00%) MCITP
3 7 (50.00%) MCSA
3 7 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.14%) CCA
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) Terminal Services
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) VMware
3 6 (42.86%) Teradata
4 1 (7.14%) AppSense
4 1 (7.14%) BMC
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix