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 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 363 377 402
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +25
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 37 91 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.43% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.77% 1.38% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 32 70 53
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £24,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £62,750 £54,800
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
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
4830 6579 7343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 29.83% 30.77% 33.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3866 5315 5554
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 11 December 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 11 December 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
Berkshire +34 11 £32,500 -32.29% 1
Surrey -2 7 £32,500 -20.73%
Buckinghamshire -8 6 £22,000 -37.14%
Kent +16 5 £27,500 +22.22%
Hampshire +8 5 £33,500 +3.07%
West Sussex - 3 £47,500 -
MCTS
England

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 97 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 75 (77.32%) Microsoft
3 71 (73.20%) Windows
4 58 (59.79%) MCITP
5 57 (58.76%) Windows Server
6 51 (52.58%) Active Directory
7 47 (48.45%) MCSA
8 42 (43.30%) VMware
9 41 (42.27%) SQL Server
10 38 (39.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 35 (36.08%) MCP
12 33 (34.02%) ITIL
13 32 (32.99%) MS Excel
14 30 (30.93%) MCSE
15 25 (25.77%) Windows Server 2008
16 24 (24.74%) Windows 7
16 24 (24.74%) SQL
17 21 (21.65%) Windows Server 2012
18 18 (18.56%) Hyper-V
18 18 (18.56%) CCNA
18 18 (18.56%) Citrix
18 18 (18.56%) Cisco Certification
19 16 (16.49%) Degree
20 15 (15.46%) SQL Server 2008
20 15 (15.46%) PowerShell
21 14 (14.43%) SCCM
21 14 (14.43%) SQL Server 2005
21 14 (14.43%) Performance Tuning
21 14 (14.43%) LAN
21 14 (14.43%) WAN

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 11 (11.34%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.22%) SAS
2 7 (7.22%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.09%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.09%) SharePoint Foundation
4 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.03%) IIS
Applications
1 32 (32.99%) MS Excel
2 10 (10.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.37%) Office 365
2 3 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.06%) IaaS
4 1 (1.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.43%) LAN
1 14 (14.43%) WAN
2 13 (13.40%) Firewall
3 8 (8.25%) DHCP
3 8 (8.25%) TCP/IP
4 6 (6.19%) WLAN
5 5 (5.15%) DNS
5 5 (5.15%) IP Telephony
5 5 (5.15%) VLAN
5 5 (5.15%) VPN
6 3 (3.09%) SAN
6 3 (3.09%) VoIP
7 2 (2.06%) Kerberos
7 2 (2.06%) SSL
8 1 (1.03%) Intranet
8 1 (1.03%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (42.27%) SQL Server
2 15 (15.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (14.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (10.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (8.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (7.22%) Big Data
6 7 (7.22%) Hadoop
6 7 (7.22%) MySQL
6 7 (7.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.09%) PerformancePoint
8 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.03%) Moq
2 1 (1.03%) NUnit
2 1 (1.03%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 9 (9.28%) Finance
2 5 (5.15%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.09%) Local Government
4 1 (1.03%) Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Games
4 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (18.56%) Support Engineer
2 14 (14.43%) DBA
2 14 (14.43%) SQL DBA
3 12 (12.37%) Developer
4 11 (11.34%) Architect
5 10 (10.31%) 2nd Line Support
5 10 (10.31%) Analyst
5 10 (10.31%) SQL Server DBA
5 10 (10.31%) Windows Engineer
6 9 (9.28%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 9 (9.28%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 9 (9.28%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (8.25%) Active Directory Engineer
7 8 (8.25%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (7.22%) Report Developer
8 7 (7.22%) SQL Developer
9 6 (6.19%) IT Support
9 6 (6.19%) Server Engineer
9 6 (6.19%) Windows Support Engineer
9 6 (6.19%) Wintel Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.15%) REST
1 5 (5.15%) SOAP
1 5 (5.15%) Web Services
2 2 (2.06%) .NET
3 1 (1.03%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (1.03%) CSS
3 1 (1.03%) HTML
3 1 (1.03%) LINQ
3 1 (1.03%) NHibernate
3 1 (1.03%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.31%) Driving Licence
2 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.22%) Clustering
3 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.12%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.09%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.09%) Thin Client
6 2 (2.06%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.06%) PKI
6 2 (2.06%) Replication
7 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 71 (73.20%) Windows
2 57 (58.76%) Windows Server
3 25 (25.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (24.74%) Windows 7
5 21 (21.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (10.31%) Unix
6 10 (10.31%) Windows 8
7 6 (6.19%) Linux
8 5 (5.15%) Android
8 5 (5.15%) Apple iOS
9 4 (4.12%) Windows 10
10 3 (3.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 3 (3.09%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.03%) AIX
11 1 (1.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.02%) ITIL
2 14 (14.43%) Performance Tuning
3 12 (12.37%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (10.31%) BCP
4 10 (10.31%) Business Continuity
4 10 (10.31%) Business Continuity Planning
4 10 (10.31%) Capacity Management
4 10 (10.31%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 8 (8.25%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (7.22%) Dashboard Development
7 7 (7.22%) Data Management
7 7 (7.22%) Server Virtualisation
7 7 (7.22%) Service Design
7 7 (7.22%) Validation
8 6 (6.19%) Project Management
8 6 (6.19%) Risk Analysis
8 6 (6.19%) Time Management
9 5 (5.15%) Presales
9 5 (5.15%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (24.74%) SQL
2 15 (15.46%) PowerShell
3 14 (14.43%) T-SQL
4 9 (9.28%) C#
5 7 (7.22%) Perl
5 7 (7.22%) PL/SQL
5 7 (7.22%) Python
5 7 (7.22%) R
5 7 (7.22%) VB
6 1 (1.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 97 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (59.79%) MCITP
3 47 (48.45%) MCSA
4 35 (36.08%) MCP
5 30 (30.93%) MCSE
6 18 (18.56%) CCNA
6 18 (18.56%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (16.49%) Degree
8 8 (8.25%) CCA
8 8 (8.25%) Citrix Certification
8 8 (8.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (3.09%) CCAA
9 3 (3.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (3.09%) VCP5
9 3 (3.09%) VCP6
9 3 (3.09%) VTSP
10 2 (2.06%) CCNP
11 1 (1.03%) MCAD
11 1 (1.03%) MCSD
11 1 (1.03%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.19%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (52.58%) Active Directory
2 38 (39.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (18.56%) Hyper-V
4 12 (12.37%) vSphere
5 10 (10.31%) Virtual Desktop
6 8 (8.25%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (4.12%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (3.09%) vCloud
8 3 (3.09%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (3.09%) XenApp
8 3 (3.09%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 14 (14.43%) SCCM
2 7 (7.22%) AirWatch
2 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Clustering
3 6 (6.19%) SCOM
4 5 (5.15%) WSUS
5 3 (3.09%) PowerCLI
5 3 (3.09%) vRealize
6 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (1.03%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.03%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (1.03%) Nagios
7 1 (1.03%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 75 (77.32%) Microsoft
2 42 (43.30%) VMware
3 18 (18.56%) Citrix
4 8 (8.25%) Cisco
4 8 (8.25%) HP
5 7 (7.22%) Altiris
5 7 (7.22%) MobileIron
5 7 (7.22%) Teradata
6 6 (6.19%) NetApp
7 5 (5.15%) Barracuda Networks
7 5 (5.15%) Dell
7 5 (5.15%) Mitel
7 5 (5.15%) Nortel
8 4 (4.12%) Apple
9 3 (3.09%) EMC
9 3 (3.09%) Huawei
9 3 (3.09%) Nintex
9 3 (3.09%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.03%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.03%) Juniper
Slough, Berkshire
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