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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 39 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 6 0 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.00% - 4.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.52% - 16.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 12
Average salary £47,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
MCTS
Cambridgeshire

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

Qualifications Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
63 80 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 21.00% 25.48% 30.71%
Number of salaries quoted 59 72 105
Average salary £47,500 £38,650 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.89% -3.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

MCTS
Salary Trend in Peterborough

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Peterborough

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) MCITP
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) NetApp
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Replication
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (50.00%) Veeam
2 3 (50.00%) VCDX
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (50.00%) NCDA
2 3 (50.00%) NCIE
2 3 (50.00%) Lync
2 3 (50.00%) VCAP
2 3 (50.00%) VTSP
2 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (50.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Storage Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Virtualisation Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Business Continuity
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) MCITP
1 6 (100.00%) MCSE
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (50.00%) VCDX
2 3 (50.00%) NCDA
2 3 (50.00%) NCIE
2 3 (50.00%) VCAP
2 3 (50.00%) VTSP
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) NetApp
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) Veeam
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco