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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 204 207 122
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -85
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 9 11 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.20% 0.23% 1.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.60% 0.68% 5.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 86
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £31,300 £37,400
10% offered a salary of more than £59,400 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +3.12%
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
1504 1615 1567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 34.21% 33.23% 33.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1316 1412 1278
Average salary £42,500 £43,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.73% -3.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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
Guildford +2 3 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Cobham - 1 £37,500 -
Leatherhead - 1 £52,500 -
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 14 (63.64%) Windows
4 11 (50.00%) VMware
5 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
6 9 (40.91%) MCSE
6 9 (40.91%) MCP
7 8 (36.36%) Windows XP
7 8 (36.36%) Firewall
7 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (31.82%) MCITP
8 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
9 6 (27.27%) DNS
9 6 (27.27%) SLA
9 6 (27.27%) Cisco
9 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
9 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
10 5 (22.73%) Windows 8
10 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (22.73%) Migration
10 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
10 5 (22.73%) CCNA
10 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
10 5 (22.73%) SQL
10 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
11 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
11 4 (18.18%) VPN
11 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.55%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (36.36%) Firewall
2 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
3 6 (27.27%) DNS
4 4 (18.18%) VPN
5 2 (9.09%) Network Security
5 2 (9.09%) LAN
5 2 (9.09%) WAN
5 2 (9.09%) DHCP
6 1 (4.55%) PBX
6 1 (4.55%) VoIP
6 1 (4.55%) Softswitch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (13.64%) OLTP
4 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (4.55%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Support Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) DBA
2 4 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) SQL DBA
3 3 (13.64%) Desktop Support
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server DBA
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Administrator
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Sales Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.55%) HTML5
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 8 (36.36%) Windows XP
3 6 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (22.73%) Windows 8
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
7 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) Migration
1 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
2 3 (13.64%) ITIL
2 3 (13.64%) Project Management
3 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.55%) Coaching
4 1 (4.55%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.55%) UML
4 1 (4.55%) OO
4 1 (4.55%) ERP
4 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
4 1 (4.55%) Zachman Framework
4 1 (4.55%) TOGAF
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Architecture
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 3 (13.64%) VBScript
3 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (40.91%) MCP
2 9 (40.91%) MCSE
3 7 (31.82%) MCITP
4 5 (22.73%) CCNA
4 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (9.09%) A+ Certification
6 2 (9.09%) MCSA
7 1 (4.55%) MCAD
7 1 (4.55%) MCSD
7 1 (4.55%) HND
7 1 (4.55%) MCPD
7 1 (4.55%) Degree
7 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
7 1 (4.55%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 2 (9.09%) vSphere
5 1 (4.55%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) WMI
1 2 (9.09%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) Opsview
2 1 (4.55%) Nagios
2 1 (4.55%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 11 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (27.27%) Cisco
4 3 (13.64%) Symantec
5 2 (9.09%) NetApp
5 2 (9.09%) AppSense
5 2 (9.09%) Altiris
5 2 (9.09%) IBM
5 2 (9.09%) HP
5 2 (9.09%) EMC
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix
5 2 (9.09%) Juniper
6 1 (4.55%) CA
6 1 (4.55%) Dell
6 1 (4.55%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (4.55%) Red Gate
6 1 (4.55%) Remedy
Guildford, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £16,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago