The first table below looks at the demand for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Surrey region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 204 109 123
Rank change year-on-year
-95 +14
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 17 110 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.33% 2.17% 1.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.02% 6.46% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 14 110 111
Average salary £39,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Qualifications Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1667 1702 2139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 32.68% 33.65% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1459 1387 1830
Average salary £43,250 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.88% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

MCTS
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Surrey

MCTS
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCTS across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

MCTS Salary Histogram in Surrey

MCTS
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
Woking -32 6 £33,500 -39.09%
Chertsey -19 2 - -
Guildford -24 1 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Caterham - 1 £45,000 -
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 49 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (55.10%) Active Directory
3 26 (53.06%) MCSE
4 25 (51.02%) Windows
4 25 (51.02%) SQL Server
5 24 (48.98%) MCP
6 22 (44.90%) VMware
7 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
8 18 (36.73%) Hyper-V
8 18 (36.73%) SAN
8 18 (36.73%) MS Excel
9 17 (34.69%) SQL
9 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (30.61%) HP
10 15 (30.61%) Dell
10 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 14 (28.57%) MS Exchange
11 14 (28.57%) MCSA
12 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET
12 13 (26.53%) ITIL
12 13 (26.53%) .NET
12 13 (26.53%) MCAD
12 13 (26.53%) MCSD
12 13 (26.53%) E-Commerce
12 13 (26.53%) C#
12 13 (26.53%) Internet
12 13 (26.53%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (26.53%) LINQ
12 13 (26.53%) MonoRail
12 13 (26.53%) Ajax

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 14 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (10.20%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (10.20%) Lync
4 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (36.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (36.73%) SAN
2 13 (26.53%) Internet
2 13 (26.53%) Firewall
3 9 (18.37%) VPN
4 7 (14.29%) DNS
4 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.16%) iSCSI
5 4 (8.16%) NAS
5 4 (8.16%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (6.12%) DHCP
6 3 (6.12%) Wireless
6 3 (6.12%) IP Telephony
7 2 (4.08%) NetScreen
7 2 (4.08%) SSL
7 2 (4.08%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (51.02%) SQL Server
2 13 (26.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.12%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) NUnit
1 13 (26.53%) Subversion
1 13 (26.53%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 13 (26.53%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Support Engineer
2 13 (26.53%) 3rd Line Support
2 13 (26.53%) Developer
2 13 (26.53%) .NET Developer
2 13 (26.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 9 (18.37%) Consultant
4 7 (14.29%) Server Support
4 7 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (14.29%) Server Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) Server Support Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 7 (14.29%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 7 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Technical Architect
6 4 (8.16%) Architect
7 3 (6.12%) Desktop Support
7 3 (6.12%) IT Support Engineer
7 3 (6.12%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.53%) .NET
1 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET
1 13 (26.53%) Ajax
1 13 (26.53%) NHibernate
1 13 (26.53%) WCF
1 13 (26.53%) LINQ
1 13 (26.53%) MonoRail
1 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET MVC
1 13 (26.53%) Castle Windsor
1 13 (26.53%) Razor View Engine
1 13 (26.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) LIMS
1 4 (8.16%) Clustering
2 1 (2.04%) EqualLogic
2 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 25 (51.02%) Windows
2 17 (34.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.53%) ITIL
1 13 (26.53%) E-Commerce
1 13 (26.53%) MVC
1 13 (26.53%) Scrum
1 13 (26.53%) TDD
1 13 (26.53%) Web Application Development
2 12 (24.49%) PRINCE2
3 7 (14.29%) Project Management
4 6 (12.24%) Load Balancing
4 6 (12.24%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (10.20%) High Availability
5 5 (10.20%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (8.16%) Supplier Management
6 4 (8.16%) Software Testing
7 3 (6.12%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.12%) CRM
7 3 (6.12%) CAD
8 2 (4.08%) Identity Management
9 1 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.04%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.69%) SQL
2 13 (26.53%) C#
Qualifications
1 49 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (53.06%) MCSE
3 24 (48.98%) MCP
4 14 (28.57%) MCSA
5 13 (26.53%) MCAD
5 13 (26.53%) MCSD
6 9 (18.37%) CCA
6 9 (18.37%) Citrix Certification
6 9 (18.37%) MCITP
7 6 (12.24%) Degree
7 6 (12.24%) CCNA
7 6 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (10.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (10.20%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (8.16%) VCAP
10 2 (4.08%) VTSP
10 2 (4.08%) CCIA
10 2 (4.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (4.08%) CCEA
11 1 (2.04%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (55.10%) Active Directory
2 18 (36.73%) Hyper-V
3 13 (26.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (20.41%) XenDesktop
5 8 (16.33%) XenApp
5 8 (16.33%) XenServer
5 8 (16.33%) UAG
6 7 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (4.08%) vSphere
7 2 (4.08%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.04%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.04%) ISA Server
8 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) WSUS
1 7 (14.29%) SCCM
2 5 (10.20%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.04%) SCOM
3 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (44.90%) VMware
2 20 (40.82%) Microsoft
3 15 (30.61%) HP
3 15 (30.61%) Dell
4 10 (20.41%) Citrix
5 7 (14.29%) Nimsoft
6 5 (10.20%) SolarWinds
6 5 (10.20%) Cisco
7 4 (8.16%) CommVault
7 4 (8.16%) Apple
7 4 (8.16%) Symantec
7 4 (8.16%) Oracle
8 3 (6.12%) NetApp
9 2 (4.08%) Juniper
10 1 (2.04%) BMC
10 1 (2.04%) CA
10 1 (2.04%) EMC
10 1 (2.04%) Intel
10 1 (2.04%) IBM
10 1 (2.04%) PlateSpin
Reigate, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £14,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
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