The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 206 136 111
Rank change year-on-year
-70 -25
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 16 68 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.35% 1.47% 2.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.02% 4.56% 6.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14 68 119
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £32,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £58,200 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
MCTS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Qualifications Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1566 1491 1975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 33.77% 32.23% 38.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1372 1239 1672
Average salary £43,250 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.88% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 October 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 2 October 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
Redhill - 5 £50,000 - 1
Woking -1 2 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Staines +9 1 £22,500 -30.76%
Guildford -9 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Chertsey - 1 - - 1
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 40 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (60.00%) Windows
3 22 (55.00%) Active Directory
3 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 21 (52.50%) MCSE
5 20 (50.00%) SQL Server
6 18 (45.00%) SQL
7 16 (40.00%) MCP
7 16 (40.00%) VMware
8 15 (37.50%) Hyper-V
9 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (35.00%) SAN
10 13 (32.50%) ITIL
10 13 (32.50%) MS Excel
10 13 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (30.00%) Firewall
11 12 (30.00%) MS Exchange
11 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (27.50%) HP
12 11 (27.50%) Dell
13 10 (25.00%) Citrix
13 10 (25.00%) XenDesktop
14 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (22.50%) CCA
14 9 (22.50%) Citrix Certification
14 9 (22.50%) Project Management
14 9 (22.50%) MCSA
14 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2
14 9 (22.50%) MCITP
15 8 (20.00%) C#

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 12 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 6 (15.00%) Lync
4 4 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (32.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (35.00%) SAN
2 12 (30.00%) Firewall
3 7 (17.50%) VPN
4 5 (12.50%) Internet
5 4 (10.00%) DNS
5 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (7.50%) NAS
6 3 (7.50%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (7.50%) iSCSI
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (5.00%) SSL
7 2 (5.00%) NetScreen
8 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (22.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (10.00%) OLTP
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) NUnit
1 5 (12.50%) Subversion
1 5 (12.50%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 5 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Support Engineer
1 13 (32.50%) 3rd Line Support
1 13 (32.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 12 (30.00%) Consultant
3 7 (17.50%) Server Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Server Support Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 7 (17.50%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Server Support
4 5 (12.50%) Developer
4 5 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 4 (10.00%) SQL Server DBA
5 4 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.00%) DBA
5 4 (10.00%) SQL DBA
5 4 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) SharePoint Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Consultant
6 2 (5.00%) Exchange Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) .NET
1 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (12.50%) Ajax
2 5 (12.50%) NHibernate
2 5 (12.50%) WCF
2 5 (12.50%) LINQ
2 5 (12.50%) MonoRail
2 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (12.50%) Castle Windsor
2 5 (12.50%) Razor View Engine
2 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (7.50%) XML
4 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.00%) HTML5
4 2 (5.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Clustering
2 3 (7.50%) LIMS
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 24 (60.00%) Windows
2 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (32.50%) ITIL
2 9 (22.50%) PRINCE2
2 9 (22.50%) Project Management
3 5 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 5 (12.50%) MVC
3 5 (12.50%) Scrum
3 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.50%) TDD
3 5 (12.50%) Web Application Development
4 4 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (7.50%) Supplier Management
5 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.50%) High Availability
6 2 (5.00%) Coaching
6 2 (5.00%) Business Development
6 2 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (5.00%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) SQL
2 8 (20.00%) C#
3 5 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.50%) Perl
6 1 (2.50%) C++
6 1 (2.50%) Java
6 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (52.50%) MCSE
3 16 (40.00%) MCP
4 9 (22.50%) MCSA
4 9 (22.50%) CCA
4 9 (22.50%) Citrix Certification
4 9 (22.50%) MCITP
5 7 (17.50%) MCAD
6 5 (12.50%) MCSD
6 5 (12.50%) CCNA
6 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (7.50%) VCAP
7 3 (7.50%) Degree
8 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
8 2 (5.00%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
8 2 (5.00%) MCPD
8 2 (5.00%) CCEA
8 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 22 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 13 (32.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 8 (20.00%) XenApp
5 8 (20.00%) XenServer
6 5 (12.50%) UAG
7 4 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (2.50%) vSphere
8 1 (2.50%) ISA Server
8 1 (2.50%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) WSUS
1 7 (17.50%) SCCM
2 5 (12.50%) SCOM
3 4 (10.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (40.00%) VMware
3 11 (27.50%) HP
3 11 (27.50%) Dell
4 10 (25.00%) Citrix
5 7 (17.50%) Nimsoft
6 5 (12.50%) Cisco
7 4 (10.00%) BMC
7 4 (10.00%) CommVault
7 4 (10.00%) NetApp
7 4 (10.00%) Apple
8 3 (7.50%) Oracle
9 2 (5.00%) Juniper
9 2 (5.00%) EMC
9 2 (5.00%) SolarWinds
10 1 (2.50%) PlateSpin
10 1 (2.50%) Veeam
10 1 (2.50%) Symantec
10 1 (2.50%) Intel
Chertsey, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Circa 5k car allowance
Posted: 22 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: c.45,000 + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
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Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
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Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate, Surrey
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Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago