The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Berkshire / Slough
Rank - - 61
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough - - 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Median salary - - £30,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £34,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+30.88% -16.04%

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

Qualifications Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
76 203 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 24.52% 30.66% 30.18%
Number of salaries quoted 66 166 150
Median salary £46,250 £60,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.91% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,800 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £62,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

MCTS
Salary Trend in Slough

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Slough

MCTS
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 Slough region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) MOS
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) CA Spectrum

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MOS
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (100.00%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) CA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware