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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 384 382 334
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -48
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 63 80 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.34% 0.38% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.08% 1.22% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 57 63 99
Median salary £32,500 £27,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £54,900 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £33,826 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -15.43%
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
5829 6559 7663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 31.58% 31.56% 33.78%
Number of salaries quoted 4728 5121 5905
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £61,550
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -13 24 £30,300 +16.53% 1
Buckinghamshire +30 19 £32,500 +41.30%
Surrey +24 10 £36,300 -17.02% 3
Berkshire -5 8 £32,500 -40.90%
Oxfordshire -16 2 £25,000 -27.00%
MCTS
England

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 111 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 98 (88.29%) Windows
3 91 (81.98%) Microsoft
4 80 (72.07%) Active Directory
5 75 (67.57%) MCSA
6 70 (63.06%) ITIL
7 68 (61.26%) VMware
8 67 (60.36%) Windows Server
9 66 (59.46%) MS Excel
10 60 (54.05%) MCITP
11 54 (48.65%) VMware Infrastructure
12 46 (41.44%) MS Exchange
13 45 (40.54%) Citrix
14 40 (36.04%) MCSE
15 39 (35.14%) SQL Server
16 36 (32.43%) MCP
16 36 (32.43%) Cisco
17 33 (29.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 32 (28.83%) CCA
18 32 (28.83%) Citrix Certification
19 30 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
19 30 (27.03%) CCNA
20 28 (25.23%) HP
21 26 (23.42%) Degree
22 25 (22.52%) SLA
23 24 (21.62%) NetApp
24 23 (20.72%) SQL
24 23 (20.72%) Windows Server 2012
25 22 (19.82%) EMC
25 22 (19.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

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 46 (41.44%) MS Exchange
2 14 (12.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (9.91%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (9.91%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.50%) SAS
5 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (3.60%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (2.70%) MS Project Server
6 3 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.80%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.90%) IIS
8 1 (0.90%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.90%) SharePoint Foundation
Applications
1 66 (59.46%) MS Excel
2 17 (15.32%) MS Office
3 3 (2.70%) MS Project
4 1 (0.90%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.61%) Office 365
2 4 (3.60%) SaaS
3 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.92%) LAN
1 21 (18.92%) WAN
2 13 (11.71%) VPN
3 11 (9.91%) Firewall
4 8 (7.21%) SAN
5 6 (5.41%) NAS
6 5 (4.50%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.50%) VoIP
7 4 (3.60%) DHCP
7 4 (3.60%) DNS
8 2 (1.80%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (1.80%) SSL
8 2 (1.80%) WLAN
9 1 (0.90%) ADSL
9 1 (0.90%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (0.90%) PABX
9 1 (0.90%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.90%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.91%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (9.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (9.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (7.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (5.41%) MySQL
5 6 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.50%) Big Data
6 5 (4.50%) Hadoop
6 5 (4.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.90%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.90%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 7 (6.31%) Retail
2 6 (5.41%) Local Government
2 6 (5.41%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.50%) Finance
3 5 (4.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 36 (32.43%) Support Engineer
2 22 (19.82%) 2nd Line Support
3 20 (18.02%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 19 (17.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 15 (13.51%) Developer
6 14 (12.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 13 (11.71%) Analyst
8 11 (9.91%) IT Engineer
9 10 (9.01%) DBA
9 10 (9.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (8.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (8.11%) SQL DBA
10 9 (8.11%) SQL Developer
11 8 (7.21%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (7.21%) IT Support
11 8 (7.21%) SQL Server DBA
11 8 (7.21%) Support Analyst
12 7 (6.31%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
12 7 (6.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 7 (6.31%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.41%) Software Packaging
2 3 (2.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.61%) Management Information System
2 12 (10.81%) Driving Licence
3 8 (7.21%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.31%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.41%) Clustering
5 6 (5.41%) User Experience
6 5 (4.50%) Replication
7 4 (3.60%) Data Centre
7 4 (3.60%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.70%) Client/Server
8 3 (2.70%) Statistics
9 1 (0.90%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.90%) HACMP
9 1 (0.90%) iPad
9 1 (0.90%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 98 (88.29%) Windows
2 67 (60.36%) Windows Server
3 23 (20.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (17.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (12.61%) Windows 8
6 13 (11.71%) Windows 7
7 12 (10.81%) Windows 10
8 10 (9.01%) Unix
9 5 (4.50%) Linux
10 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.90%) AIX
11 1 (0.90%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.90%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.90%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (63.06%) ITIL
2 22 (19.82%) Ticket Management
3 16 (14.41%) Service Management
4 15 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (11.71%) Problem Management
6 12 (10.81%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (7.21%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (7.21%) Migration
7 8 (7.21%) Software Deployment
8 7 (6.31%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (6.31%) Project Management
8 7 (6.31%) Service Design
9 6 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.41%) CRM
9 6 (5.41%) ERP
9 6 (5.41%) Presales
9 6 (5.41%) Risk Analysis
9 6 (5.41%) Server Virtualisation
10 5 (4.50%) Data Management
10 5 (4.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.72%) SQL
2 14 (12.61%) T-SQL
3 10 (9.01%) PowerShell
4 6 (5.41%) C#
4 6 (5.41%) VB
5 5 (4.50%) Perl
5 5 (4.50%) PL/SQL
5 5 (4.50%) Python
5 5 (4.50%) R
6 1 (0.90%) PHP
6 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 111 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 75 (67.57%) MCSA
3 60 (54.05%) MCITP
4 40 (36.04%) MCSE
5 36 (32.43%) MCP
6 33 (29.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 32 (28.83%) CCA
7 32 (28.83%) Citrix Certification
8 30 (27.03%) CCNA
8 30 (27.03%) Cisco Certification
9 26 (23.42%) Degree
10 22 (19.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (5.41%) CCAA
12 4 (3.60%) MCDST
13 3 (2.70%) A+ Certification
13 3 (2.70%) MOS
14 1 (0.90%) NCDA
14 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
14 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
14 1 (0.90%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (22.52%) SLA
2 3 (2.70%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 80 (72.07%) Active Directory
2 54 (48.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (13.51%) Hyper-V
4 13 (11.71%) vSphere
5 12 (10.81%) Virtual Desktop
6 9 (8.11%) XenApp
7 6 (5.41%) XenDesktop
8 5 (4.50%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (3.60%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (1.80%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.90%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.90%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.90%) vCloud
12 1 (0.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 20 (18.02%) SCCM
2 10 (9.01%) WSUS
3 6 (5.41%) AirWatch
4 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 5 (4.50%) SCDPM
4 5 (4.50%) SCOM
5 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (2.70%) Backup Exec
6 3 (2.70%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (2.70%) SCVMM
7 2 (1.80%) Nagios
7 2 (1.80%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.90%) MOM
8 1 (0.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.90%) vRealize
Vendors
1 91 (81.98%) Microsoft
2 68 (61.26%) VMware
3 45 (40.54%) Citrix
4 36 (32.43%) Cisco
5 28 (25.23%) HP
6 24 (21.62%) NetApp
7 22 (19.82%) EMC
8 7 (6.31%) MobileIron
9 6 (5.41%) Altiris
10 5 (4.50%) Apple
10 5 (4.50%) CommVault
10 5 (4.50%) Teradata
11 4 (3.60%) 3PAR
11 4 (3.60%) DataCore
11 4 (3.60%) Oracle
12 2 (1.80%) CheckPoint
12 2 (1.80%) Juniper
12 2 (1.80%) NetIQ
12 2 (1.80%) Red Hat
13 1 (0.90%) BMC
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Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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