The first table below looks at the demand for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Newbury region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 37 46
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 25 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury - 5.26% 3.31%
As % of the Qualifications category - 15.24% 11.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 25 15
Average salary - £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Qualifications Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
71 164 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 14.85% 34.53% 28.70%
Number of salaries quoted 53 153 120
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCTS
Berkshire

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

MCTS
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Newbury

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) MCSA
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (77.78%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (77.78%) SAN
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) SLA
2 7 (77.78%) MCSE
2 7 (77.78%) MCSD
2 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 7 (77.78%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (66.67%) MOS
3 6 (66.67%) EMC
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
5 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
5 2 (22.22%) MCP
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) SAN
2 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) IT Support
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
3 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
1 7 (77.78%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (11.11%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) MCSA
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (77.78%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (77.78%) MCSD
2 7 (77.78%) MCSE
3 6 (66.67%) MOS
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) EMC
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) Citrix