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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
England / South East
Rank 390 398 393
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 9 53 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.061% 0.28% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.89% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 9 42 64
Median salary £28,500 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.30% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+32.35% -15.00%

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
4100 5936 6620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 27.61% 31.31% 31.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3305 4822 5155
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £65,000 £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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +24 4 £28,500 -43.00%
Surrey +31 3 £40,000 +29.90% 3
Hampshire +6 2 £47,500 +46.15% 2
MCTS
England

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 54 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 41 (75.93%) Microsoft
3 38 (70.37%) Windows
4 34 (62.96%) MCITP
5 28 (51.85%) Windows Server
6 26 (48.15%) VMware
7 25 (46.30%) Active Directory
8 23 (42.59%) MS Excel
8 23 (42.59%) SQL Server
8 23 (42.59%) VMware Infrastructure
9 22 (40.74%) MCP
10 21 (38.89%) MCSA
11 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (27.78%) Hyper-V
12 15 (27.78%) Windows 7
13 14 (25.93%) MCSE
13 14 (25.93%) ITIL
13 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (24.07%) SQL
14 13 (24.07%) Firewall
15 12 (22.22%) Office 365
15 12 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (22.22%) PowerShell
16 11 (20.37%) Degree
17 9 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
17 9 (16.67%) LAN
17 9 (16.67%) WAN
17 9 (16.67%) CCNA
17 9 (16.67%) Citrix
17 9 (16.67%) Cisco Certification

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 5 (9.26%) MS Exchange
2 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.85%) SAS
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 23 (42.59%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (22.22%) Office 365
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.07%) Firewall
2 9 (16.67%) LAN
2 9 (16.67%) WAN
3 5 (9.26%) IP Telephony
3 5 (9.26%) TCP/IP
3 5 (9.26%) VLAN
3 5 (9.26%) VPN
4 4 (7.41%) DHCP
4 4 (7.41%) DNS
5 2 (3.70%) Kerberos
5 2 (3.70%) Network Security
5 2 (3.70%) WLAN
6 1 (1.85%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (1.85%) Intranet
6 1 (1.85%) NAS
6 1 (1.85%) PBX
6 1 (1.85%) SAN
6 1 (1.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (42.59%) SQL Server
2 12 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (12.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.70%) PerformancePoint
7 1 (1.85%) Big Data
7 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.85%) MySQL
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.85%) Moq
2 1 (1.85%) NUnit
2 1 (1.85%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 2 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Banking
2 1 (1.85%) Games
2 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (27.78%) Support Engineer
2 7 (12.96%) Analyst
2 7 (12.96%) DBA
2 7 (12.96%) SQL DBA
3 6 (11.11%) Architect
3 6 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Active Directory Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Active Directory Support
4 5 (9.26%) Active Directory Support Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Desktop Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Desktop Support
4 5 (9.26%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Help Desk Manager
4 5 (9.26%) Help Desk Support
4 5 (9.26%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (9.26%) Telephony Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Telephony Support
4 5 (9.26%) Virtualisation Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) REST
1 5 (9.26%) SOAP
1 5 (9.26%) Web Services
2 2 (3.70%) .NET
3 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 1 (1.85%) CSS
3 1 (1.85%) HTML
3 1 (1.85%) LINQ
3 1 (1.85%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Driving Licence
2 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) Clustering
2 2 (3.70%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.70%) PKI
2 2 (3.70%) Replication
3 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 38 (70.37%) Windows
2 28 (51.85%) Windows Server
3 18 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (27.78%) Windows 7
5 14 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (12.96%) Unix
7 5 (9.26%) Android
7 5 (9.26%) Apple iOS
8 3 (5.56%) Linux
8 3 (5.56%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.85%) AIX
9 1 (1.85%) Solaris
9 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.93%) ITIL
2 9 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (9.26%) BCP
4 5 (9.26%) Business Continuity
4 5 (9.26%) Business Continuity Planning
4 5 (9.26%) Capacity Management
4 5 (9.26%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (7.41%) Project Management
5 4 (7.41%) Service Design
6 3 (5.56%) CRM
6 3 (5.56%) Workflow
7 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.70%) Coaching
7 2 (3.70%) Content Management
7 2 (3.70%) ETL
7 2 (3.70%) Migration
7 2 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (24.07%) SQL
2 12 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.41%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.56%) C#
5 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.85%) Perl
5 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.85%) Python
5 1 (1.85%) R
5 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (62.96%) MCITP
3 22 (40.74%) MCP
4 21 (38.89%) MCSA
5 14 (25.93%) MCSE
6 11 (20.37%) Degree
7 9 (16.67%) CCNA
7 9 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (3.70%) CCA
8 2 (3.70%) CCNP
8 2 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (3.70%) MCDBA
8 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.85%) CCDA
9 1 (1.85%) MCAD
9 1 (1.85%) MCSD
9 1 (1.85%) MOS
9 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.85%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (46.30%) Active Directory
2 23 (42.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (27.78%) Hyper-V
4 7 (12.96%) vSphere
5 4 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (5.56%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (3.70%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) SCCM
2 6 (11.11%) SCOM
3 4 (7.41%) AirWatch
4 2 (3.70%) Backup Exec
4 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (3.70%) Nagios
5 1 (1.85%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.85%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (75.93%) Microsoft
2 26 (48.15%) VMware
3 9 (16.67%) Citrix
4 6 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks
4 6 (11.11%) HP
5 5 (9.26%) Dell
5 5 (9.26%) Mitel
5 5 (9.26%) Nortel
6 4 (7.41%) Altiris
6 4 (7.41%) Cisco
6 4 (7.41%) MobileIron
7 3 (5.56%) CheckPoint
8 2 (3.70%) Juniper
8 2 (3.70%) Nintex
9 1 (1.85%) Apple
9 1 (1.85%) CA
9 1 (1.85%) EMC
9 1 (1.85%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.85%) NetApp
9 1 (1.85%) NetIQ
Woking, Surrey
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Woking, Surrey
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Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago