The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 359 393 348
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -45
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 59 78 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.32% 0.37% 0.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.04% 1.17% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 56 59 111
Median salary £30,000 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.49% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -15.00%
MCTS
England

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

Qualifications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
5694 6666 7990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.34% 31.33% 34.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4612 5118 6332
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,950
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

MCTS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

MCTS Salary Trend in the South East

MCTS
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCTS across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

MCTS Salary Histogram in the South East

MCTS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +15 31 £27,500 +14.58%
Buckinghamshire +28 12 £40,750 +40.51% 3
Surrey +22 10 £40,396 -19.20% 4
Berkshire 0 3 £27,500 -50.00% 1
Oxfordshire -11 2 £25,000 -39.02%
West Sussex -3 1 £60,000 +10.09% 1
MCTS
England

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 South East region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 106 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 96 (90.57%) Windows
3 92 (86.79%) Microsoft
4 81 (76.42%) Active Directory
5 76 (71.70%) ITIL
6 72 (67.92%) MS Excel
7 67 (63.21%) MCSA
7 67 (63.21%) VMware
8 58 (54.72%) Windows Server
9 54 (50.94%) MS Exchange
10 51 (48.11%) VMware Infrastructure
11 50 (47.17%) MCITP
12 47 (44.34%) Cisco
13 46 (43.40%) Citrix
14 38 (35.85%) MCSE
15 37 (34.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 36 (33.96%) CCA
16 36 (33.96%) Citrix Certification
17 34 (32.08%) Cisco Certification
17 34 (32.08%) CCNA
18 33 (31.13%) HP
19 31 (29.25%) SQL Server
20 30 (28.30%) SLA
21 28 (26.42%) NetApp
22 26 (24.53%) MCP
23 25 (23.58%) EMC
23 25 (23.58%) Degree
23 25 (23.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
23 25 (23.58%) Ticket Management
24 22 (20.75%) MS Office

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 54 (50.94%) MS Exchange
2 16 (15.09%) SharePoint
3 14 (13.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (10.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (7.55%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (6.60%) MS Project Server
6 7 (6.60%) Skype for Business
7 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (3.77%) Office Communications Server
8 3 (2.83%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.89%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.94%) IIS
Applications
1 72 (67.92%) MS Excel
2 22 (20.75%) MS Office
3 7 (6.60%) MS Project
4 1 (0.94%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (8.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 18 (16.98%) Office 365
2 6 (5.66%) SaaS
3 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (18.87%) LAN
1 20 (18.87%) WAN
2 13 (12.26%) VPN
3 11 (10.38%) Firewall
4 7 (6.60%) SAN
5 6 (5.66%) DNS
5 6 (5.66%) NAS
6 4 (3.77%) PABX
6 4 (3.77%) TCP/IP
7 3 (2.83%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (2.83%) VoIP
8 2 (1.89%) ADSL
8 2 (1.89%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.89%) DHCP
8 2 (1.89%) SSL
9 1 (0.94%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.94%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (29.25%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.94%) MySQL
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.94%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 8 (7.55%) Manufacturing
2 7 (6.60%) Publishing
2 7 (6.60%) Retail
3 6 (5.66%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.83%) Local Government
5 1 (0.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (35.85%) Support Engineer
2 23 (21.70%) 2nd Line Support
3 20 (18.87%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 19 (17.92%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 17 (16.04%) Analyst
6 15 (14.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 9 (8.49%) 3rd Line Support
7 9 (8.49%) Support Analyst
8 8 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (7.55%) IT Engineer
9 7 (6.60%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (6.60%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
9 7 (6.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (6.60%) Developer
9 7 (6.60%) Infrastructure Support
9 7 (6.60%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 7 (6.60%) IT Support
9 7 (6.60%) Service Analyst
9 7 (6.60%) Service Desk Analyst
10 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.66%) Software Packaging
2 3 (2.83%) Middleware
3 2 (1.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.04%) Management Information System
2 9 (8.49%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.49%) Driving Licence
3 8 (7.55%) User Experience
4 7 (6.60%) Client/Server
5 5 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.72%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.77%) Replication
7 3 (2.83%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.83%) Statistics
8 2 (1.89%) Clustering
9 1 (0.94%) HACMP
9 1 (0.94%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 96 (90.57%) Windows
2 58 (54.72%) Windows Server
3 18 (16.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (9.43%) Windows 10
5 10 (9.43%) Windows 8
6 9 (8.49%) Unix
7 8 (7.55%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.77%) Linux
9 3 (2.83%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.94%) AIX
11 1 (0.94%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (71.70%) ITIL
2 25 (23.58%) Ticket Management
3 19 (17.92%) Service Management
4 13 (12.26%) CRM
5 12 (11.32%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (10.38%) ITIL V3
6 11 (10.38%) Problem Management
7 9 (8.49%) Mentoring
7 9 (8.49%) Migration
8 8 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (7.55%) ERP
9 7 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (6.60%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (5.66%) High Availability
10 6 (5.66%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (5.66%) Project Management
10 6 (5.66%) Service Design
10 6 (5.66%) Software Deployment
11 5 (4.72%) Presales
12 4 (3.77%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 16 (15.09%) SQL
2 9 (8.49%) PowerShell
3 6 (5.66%) T-SQL
4 4 (3.77%) VB
4 4 (3.77%) VBScript
5 1 (0.94%) C#
5 1 (0.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 106 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 67 (63.21%) MCSA
3 50 (47.17%) MCITP
4 38 (35.85%) MCSE
5 37 (34.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 36 (33.96%) CCA
6 36 (33.96%) Citrix Certification
7 34 (32.08%) CCNA
7 34 (32.08%) Cisco Certification
8 26 (24.53%) MCP
9 25 (23.58%) Degree
9 25 (23.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 10 (9.43%) MCDST
11 7 (6.60%) A+ Certification
11 7 (6.60%) MOS
12 5 (4.72%) CCAA
13 3 (2.83%) NCDA
13 3 (2.83%) NCSA
14 2 (1.89%) HNC
15 1 (0.94%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (28.30%) SLA
2 3 (2.83%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 81 (76.42%) Active Directory
2 51 (48.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (15.09%) Hyper-V
4 11 (10.38%) vSphere
5 8 (7.55%) Virtual Desktop
5 8 (7.55%) XenApp
6 4 (3.77%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (3.77%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.83%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.83%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.89%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.94%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.94%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 17 (16.04%) SCCM
2 10 (9.43%) SCOM
3 8 (7.55%) WSUS
4 7 (6.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 5 (4.72%) AirWatch
5 5 (4.72%) SCDPM
6 4 (3.77%) Backup Exec
6 4 (3.77%) MOM
7 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Intune
7 3 (2.83%) SCVMM
8 2 (1.89%) Nagios
8 2 (1.89%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.94%) Puppet
9 1 (0.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 92 (86.79%) Microsoft
2 67 (63.21%) VMware
3 47 (44.34%) Cisco
4 46 (43.40%) Citrix
5 33 (31.13%) HP
6 28 (26.42%) NetApp
7 25 (23.58%) EMC
8 6 (5.66%) MobileIron
9 5 (4.72%) Altiris
9 5 (4.72%) CommVault
10 4 (3.77%) 3PAR
10 4 (3.77%) DataCore
10 4 (3.77%) Oracle
11 3 (2.83%) Apple
12 2 (1.89%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.89%) Juniper
12 2 (1.89%) NetIQ
13 1 (0.94%) AppSense
13 1 (0.94%) BMC
13 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
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