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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 90 88 56
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -32
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 1 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.095% 0.095% 4.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.28% 13.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 54
Average salary £29,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCTS
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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
346 351 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 32.92% 33.21% 34.47%
Number of salaries quoted 248 273 360
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the Milton Keynes region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) QlikView
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam
3 1 (33.33%) VCDX
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (33.33%) NCDA
3 1 (33.33%) NCIE
3 1 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (33.33%) VCAP
3 1 (33.33%) VTSP
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (33.33%) Data Transformation
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) QlikView
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Storage Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Migration
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (33.33%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) VBScript
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) VCDX
3 1 (33.33%) NCDA
3 1 (33.33%) NCIE
3 1 (33.33%) VCAP
3 1 (33.33%) VTSP
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Veeam
3 1 (33.33%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (33.33%) NetApp
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
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