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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 206 116 113
Rank change year-on-year
-90 -3
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 12 107 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.24% 2.17% 2.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.74% 6.50% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 10 107 117
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £34,600 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1615 1647 2094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 32.62% 33.34% 37.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1413 1334 1782
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 £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 -28 3 £33,500 -39.09%
Staines +12 1 £22,500 -30.76% 1
Guildford -6 1 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Chertsey -19 1 - -
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 46 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (58.70%) Active Directory
3 26 (56.52%) MCSE
4 25 (54.35%) Windows
5 22 (47.83%) VMware
6 21 (45.65%) SQL Server
6 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
7 20 (43.48%) MCP
8 19 (41.30%) MS Excel
9 18 (39.13%) Hyper-V
10 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (36.96%) SQL
10 17 (36.96%) SAN
11 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (32.61%) HP
11 15 (32.61%) Dell
12 14 (30.43%) MS Exchange
13 13 (28.26%) MCSA
13 13 (28.26%) ITIL
13 13 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
14 12 (26.09%) Firewall
14 12 (26.09%) PRINCE2
15 10 (21.74%) .NET
15 10 (21.74%) MCAD
15 10 (21.74%) MCSD
15 10 (21.74%) C#
15 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET
15 10 (21.74%) E-Commerce
15 10 (21.74%) VPN
15 10 (21.74%) Internet

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (30.43%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (10.87%) Lync
4 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 19 (41.30%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.96%) SAN
2 12 (26.09%) Firewall
3 10 (21.74%) VPN
3 10 (21.74%) Internet
4 7 (15.22%) DNS
4 7 (15.22%) TCP/IP
5 3 (6.52%) DHCP
5 3 (6.52%) Wireless
5 3 (6.52%) IP Telephony
5 3 (6.52%) iSCSI
5 3 (6.52%) NAS
5 3 (6.52%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (4.35%) NetScreen
6 2 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (4.35%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (45.65%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.52%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (21.74%) NUnit
1 10 (21.74%) Subversion
1 10 (21.74%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 10 (21.74%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (41.30%) Support Engineer
2 13 (28.26%) 3rd Line Support
2 13 (28.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 10 (21.74%) .NET Developer
3 10 (21.74%) Developer
4 8 (17.39%) Consultant
5 7 (15.22%) Server Support
5 7 (15.22%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (15.22%) Server Engineer
5 7 (15.22%) Server Support Engineer
5 7 (15.22%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 7 (15.22%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 7 (15.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) IT Support
6 4 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Desktop Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Technical Architect
6 4 (8.70%) Architect
7 3 (6.52%) Desktop Support
7 3 (6.52%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) .NET
1 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET
1 10 (21.74%) Ajax
1 10 (21.74%) NHibernate
1 10 (21.74%) WCF
1 10 (21.74%) LINQ
1 10 (21.74%) MonoRail
1 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
1 10 (21.74%) Castle Windsor
1 10 (21.74%) Razor View Engine
1 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) LIMS
1 3 (6.52%) Clustering
2 1 (2.17%) EqualLogic
2 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 25 (54.35%) Windows
2 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (32.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) ITIL
2 12 (26.09%) PRINCE2
3 10 (21.74%) E-Commerce
3 10 (21.74%) MVC
3 10 (21.74%) Scrum
3 10 (21.74%) TDD
3 10 (21.74%) Web Application Development
4 8 (17.39%) Project Management
5 6 (13.04%) Load Balancing
5 6 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
6 5 (10.87%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Software Testing
7 4 (8.70%) High Availability
8 3 (6.52%) Incident Management
8 3 (6.52%) Supplier Management
8 3 (6.52%) CAD
8 3 (6.52%) CRM
9 2 (4.35%) Identity Management
10 1 (2.17%) Technical Architecture
10 1 (2.17%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.96%) SQL
2 10 (21.74%) C#
Qualifications
1 46 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (56.52%) MCSE
3 20 (43.48%) MCP
4 13 (28.26%) MCSA
5 10 (21.74%) MCAD
5 10 (21.74%) MCSD
5 10 (21.74%) MCITP
6 9 (19.57%) CCA
6 9 (19.57%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (15.22%) CCNA
7 7 (15.22%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (13.04%) Degree
9 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (10.87%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (8.70%) VCAP
11 2 (4.35%) VTSP
11 2 (4.35%) CCIA
11 2 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (4.35%) CCEA
12 1 (2.17%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (58.70%) Active Directory
2 18 (39.13%) Hyper-V
3 13 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (21.74%) XenDesktop
5 8 (17.39%) XenApp
5 8 (17.39%) XenServer
5 8 (17.39%) UAG
6 7 (15.22%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (4.35%) vSphere
7 2 (4.35%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.17%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.17%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.17%) ISA Server
8 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (15.22%) WSUS
1 7 (15.22%) SCCM
2 4 (8.70%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.17%) SCOM
3 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (47.83%) VMware
2 21 (45.65%) Microsoft
3 15 (32.61%) HP
3 15 (32.61%) Dell
4 10 (21.74%) Citrix
5 7 (15.22%) Nimsoft
6 5 (10.87%) SolarWinds
6 5 (10.87%) Cisco
7 4 (8.70%) CommVault
7 4 (8.70%) Apple
7 4 (8.70%) Symantec
8 3 (6.52%) NetApp
8 3 (6.52%) Oracle
9 2 (4.35%) Juniper
10 1 (2.17%) BMC
10 1 (2.17%) CA
10 1 (2.17%) EMC
10 1 (2.17%) Intel
10 1 (2.17%) IBM
10 1 (2.17%) PlateSpin
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