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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 376 388 242
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -146
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 72 76 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.37% 0.36% 1.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.19% 1.12% 3.37%
Number of salaries quoted 59 72 202
Average salary £34,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-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
6028 6764 6469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.32% 32.40% 31.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4889 5255 5017
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +37 35 £30,791 -9.43% 2
Hampshire 0 19 £32,500 -15.58%
Buckinghamshire +4 11 £30,000 +1.69%
Berkshire -20 9 £50,000 +58.73%
Kent +2 1 £92,500 +60.86%
Oxfordshire - 1 £25,000 - 1
MCTS
England

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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.

1 154 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 134 (87.01%) Microsoft
3 102 (66.23%) Active Directory
3 102 (66.23%) Windows
4 82 (53.25%) MCSE
5 78 (50.65%) MS Excel
6 73 (47.40%) MCITP
7 66 (42.86%) MS Exchange
8 64 (41.56%) Windows Server
9 61 (39.61%) ITIL
10 60 (38.96%) MCSA
11 59 (38.31%) SQL
12 52 (33.77%) SQL Server
12 52 (33.77%) Cisco
13 50 (32.47%) MCP
14 48 (31.17%) Degree
15 41 (26.62%) Windows Server 2008
16 38 (24.68%) Cisco Certification
17 37 (24.03%) VMware
17 37 (24.03%) Windows Server 2012
18 34 (22.08%) CCNA
19 32 (20.78%) LAN
19 32 (20.78%) WAN
19 32 (20.78%) MS Office
19 32 (20.78%) SLA
19 32 (20.78%) Office 365
19 32 (20.78%) Skype for Business
19 32 (20.78%) Hyper-V
20 31 (20.13%) CRM
21 29 (18.83%) SharePoint

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 66 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 32 (20.78%) Skype for Business
3 29 (18.83%) SharePoint
4 22 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (12.34%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (7.14%) SAS
8 9 (5.84%) IIS
8 9 (5.84%) Office Communications Server
8 9 (5.84%) SharePoint Server
9 7 (4.55%) MS Project Server
10 5 (3.25%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (1.30%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 78 (50.65%) MS Excel
2 32 (20.78%) MS Office
3 7 (4.55%) MS Project
4 6 (3.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (9.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.30%) Adaptiv
3 1 (0.65%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.65%) SAP CCM
3 1 (0.65%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 32 (20.78%) Office 365
2 10 (6.49%) SaaS
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (20.78%) LAN
1 32 (20.78%) WAN
2 29 (18.83%) TCP/IP
3 27 (17.53%) DNS
4 24 (15.58%) Firewall
5 15 (9.74%) VPN
6 11 (7.14%) DHCP
6 11 (7.14%) Wireless
7 7 (4.55%) Internet
7 7 (4.55%) VoIP
8 4 (2.60%) H.323
8 4 (2.60%) PABX
8 4 (2.60%) Telepresence
8 4 (2.60%) Unified Communications
8 4 (2.60%) VLAN
9 3 (1.95%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (1.30%) Network Security
10 2 (1.30%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (1.30%) SAN
11 1 (0.65%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (33.77%) SQL Server
2 26 (16.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (11.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (9.74%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (9.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (7.79%) MySQL
5 12 (7.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.90%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (3.90%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.25%) Big Data
7 5 (3.25%) Data Mining
7 5 (3.25%) Text Mining
8 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.65%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.65%) OLTP
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (3.90%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.25%) JIRA
2 5 (3.25%) Subversion
2 5 (3.25%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (10.39%) Finance
2 13 (8.44%) Banking
3 8 (5.19%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.55%) Publishing
5 6 (3.90%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.95%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.95%) Local Government
7 2 (1.30%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (20.78%) Support Engineer
2 25 (16.23%) Analyst
3 20 (12.99%) DBA
4 18 (11.69%) Developer
5 17 (11.04%) SQL DBA
6 15 (9.74%) Exchange Engineer
7 13 (8.44%) Service Analyst
7 13 (8.44%) Service Desk Analyst
8 12 (7.79%) 2nd Line Support
8 12 (7.79%) SQL Developer
8 12 (7.79%) SQL Server DBA
8 12 (7.79%) Windows Engineer
9 11 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 11 (7.14%) Consultant
9 11 (7.14%) Microsoft Engineer
10 10 (6.49%) 1st Line Engineer
10 10 (6.49%) 1st Line Support
10 10 (6.49%) 1st Line Support Engineer
10 10 (6.49%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 9 (5.84%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.69%) .NET
2 7 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 6 (3.90%) jQuery
3 6 (3.90%) WCF
4 5 (3.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (3.25%) Lucene
4 5 (3.25%) WPF
5 2 (1.30%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.65%) COM
6 1 (0.65%) CSS
6 1 (0.65%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.65%) HTML
6 1 (0.65%) JBoss Seam
6 1 (0.65%) Web Services
6 1 (0.65%) Windows SharePoint Services
6 1 (0.65%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.83%) Computer Science
2 17 (11.04%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.84%) Management Information System
4 8 (5.19%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.90%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (3.25%) Driving Licence
6 5 (3.25%) Replication
6 5 (3.25%) Social Media
6 5 (3.25%) User Experience
7 4 (2.60%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.95%) Clustering
9 2 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.30%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 102 (66.23%) Windows
2 64 (41.56%) Windows Server
3 41 (26.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (24.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (13.64%) Windows 7
6 14 (9.09%) Windows XP
7 12 (7.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (4.55%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.25%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.95%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.95%) Windows 10
11 2 (1.30%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.65%) Linux
12 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (39.61%) ITIL
2 31 (20.13%) CRM
3 22 (14.29%) Service Management
4 17 (11.04%) Migration
4 17 (11.04%) Performance Tuning
5 16 (10.39%) High Availability
5 16 (10.39%) Mentoring
6 14 (9.09%) Ticket Management
7 13 (8.44%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (7.14%) ITIL V3
9 10 (6.49%) Coaching
10 9 (5.84%) ERP
10 9 (5.84%) Problem Management
10 9 (5.84%) Service Delivery
11 8 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
12 7 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
13 6 (3.90%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (3.90%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 59 (38.31%) SQL
2 20 (12.99%) C#
2 20 (12.99%) T-SQL
3 15 (9.74%) VB
4 11 (7.14%) PL/SQL
5 6 (3.90%) VBScript
6 4 (2.60%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.30%) Ada
7 2 (1.30%) Ada 83
7 2 (1.30%) Ada 95
7 2 (1.30%) C++
8 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 154 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 82 (53.25%) MCSE
3 73 (47.40%) MCITP
4 60 (38.96%) MCSA
5 50 (32.47%) MCP
6 48 (31.17%) Degree
7 38 (24.68%) Cisco Certification
8 34 (22.08%) CCNA
9 21 (13.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 20 (12.99%) MCDST
11 17 (11.04%) MOS
12 15 (9.74%) CCA
12 15 (9.74%) Citrix Certification
13 10 (6.49%) A+ Certification
13 10 (6.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 8 (5.19%) HNC
14 8 (5.19%) MCSD
15 7 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (3.25%) MCDBA
16 5 (3.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (20.78%) SLA
2 2 (1.30%) ISO 9000
2 2 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 102 (66.23%) Active Directory
2 32 (20.78%) Hyper-V
3 24 (15.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (3.25%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (1.95%) vSphere
6 2 (1.30%) XenApp
7 1 (0.65%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (9.74%) SCOM
2 11 (7.14%) SCCM
3 10 (6.49%) WSUS
4 8 (5.19%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 7 (4.55%) Cacti
6 4 (2.60%) MOM
7 3 (1.95%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (1.30%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.65%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (0.65%) Nagios
9 1 (0.65%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.65%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.65%) Puppet
9 1 (0.65%) WMI
Vendors
1 134 (87.01%) Microsoft
2 52 (33.77%) Cisco
3 37 (24.03%) VMware
4 28 (18.18%) Citrix
5 17 (11.04%) HP
6 15 (9.74%) NetApp
7 11 (7.14%) Teradata
8 10 (6.49%) EMC
9 7 (4.55%) Fortinet
9 7 (4.55%) SolarWinds
9 7 (4.55%) Sophos
10 5 (3.25%) Polycom
10 5 (3.25%) Remedy
10 5 (3.25%) Xamarin
11 3 (1.95%) Oracle
12 2 (1.30%) Dell
12 2 (1.30%) IBM
12 2 (1.30%) Intel
12 2 (1.30%) SunGard
12 2 (1.30%) Symantec
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Posted: Yesterday
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