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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 175 208 176
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -32
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 30 9 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.78% 0.20% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.49% 0.64% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 25 9 33
Average salary £30,791 £34,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.43% -24.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £31,900 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £48,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
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
1203 1397 1369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 31.39% 31.42% 31.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1030 1155 1080
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 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
(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
Thames Ditton - 8 £22,500 -
Farnham - 6 £30,791 -
Camberley - 4 - -
Leatherhead - 3 £65,000 -
Guildford +2 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Epsom +5 1 - - 1
Redhill - 1 £50,000 - 1
Reigate - 1 £47,500 -
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 47 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (82.98%) Microsoft
2 39 (82.98%) Active Directory
3 30 (63.83%) Windows
4 29 (61.70%) MS Exchange
5 27 (57.45%) MS Excel
5 27 (57.45%) Degree
6 26 (55.32%) MCSE
7 25 (53.19%) Windows Server
8 22 (46.81%) DNS
9 21 (44.68%) SQL
10 19 (40.43%) SharePoint
10 19 (40.43%) MCITP
11 18 (38.30%) Hyper-V
12 17 (36.17%) Computer Science
12 17 (36.17%) CRM
13 16 (34.04%) ITIL
14 14 (29.79%) MCP
14 14 (29.79%) High Availability
15 13 (27.66%) Firewall
15 13 (27.66%) Cisco Certification
16 12 (25.53%) Cisco
16 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (25.53%) Skype for Business
16 12 (25.53%) Office 365
16 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2012
17 11 (23.40%) VMware
17 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2003
18 10 (21.28%) Migration
19 9 (19.15%) CCNA

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 29 (61.70%) MS Exchange
2 19 (40.43%) SharePoint
3 12 (25.53%) Skype for Business
4 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (14.89%) IIS
6 5 (10.64%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (8.51%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 27 (57.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.64%) MS Office
3 4 (8.51%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (8.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (17.02%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (46.81%) DNS
2 13 (27.66%) Firewall
3 9 (19.15%) TCP/IP
4 8 (17.02%) VPN
5 7 (14.89%) Internet
6 6 (12.77%) DHCP
7 4 (8.51%) H.323
7 4 (8.51%) Telepresence
7 4 (8.51%) Unified Communications
7 4 (8.51%) VLAN
7 4 (8.51%) VoIP
8 1 (2.13%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (12.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (10.64%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (8.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.13%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (6.38%) Local Government
2 1 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (36.17%) Support Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) Exchange Engineer
3 9 (19.15%) Messaging Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) 1st Line Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) 1st Line Support
4 8 (17.02%) 1st Line Support Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (17.02%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Citrix Support
4 8 (17.02%) Citrix Support Consultant
4 8 (17.02%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Consultant
4 8 (17.02%) Exchange Support
4 8 (17.02%) ITIL Consultant
4 8 (17.02%) Support Consultant
4 8 (17.02%) VMware Consultant
4 8 (17.02%) VMware Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) VMware Support Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Windows Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (36.17%) Computer Science
2 8 (17.02%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.51%) Blackberry
3 4 (8.51%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.26%) Clustering
4 2 (4.26%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.26%) Replication
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (63.83%) Windows
2 25 (53.19%) Windows Server
3 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (25.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (17.02%) Windows XP
6 4 (8.51%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.38%) Windows 10
7 3 (6.38%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.17%) CRM
2 16 (34.04%) ITIL
3 14 (29.79%) High Availability
4 10 (21.28%) Migration
5 9 (19.15%) Problem Management
6 8 (17.02%) Disaster Recovery
6 8 (17.02%) Service Delivery
6 8 (17.02%) Service Management
7 7 (14.89%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (14.89%) Technical Architecture
8 6 (12.77%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (12.77%) Software Deployment
9 5 (10.64%) ETL
10 4 (8.51%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (6.38%) Information Security
11 3 (6.38%) Ticket Management
12 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (4.26%) Data Migration
12 2 (4.26%) Document Management
13 1 (2.13%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (44.68%) SQL
2 8 (17.02%) T-SQL
3 4 (8.51%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 47 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (57.45%) Degree
3 26 (55.32%) MCSE
4 19 (40.43%) MCITP
5 14 (29.79%) MCP
6 13 (27.66%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (19.15%) CCNA
8 8 (17.02%) HNC
8 8 (17.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (12.77%) MCSA
10 5 (10.64%) MCDBA
11 3 (6.38%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.02%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (82.98%) Active Directory
2 18 (38.30%) Hyper-V
3 9 (19.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 8 (17.02%) SCOM
2 7 (14.89%) SCCM
3 6 (12.77%) WSUS
4 1 (2.13%) WMI
Vendors
1 39 (82.98%) Microsoft
2 12 (25.53%) Cisco
3 11 (23.40%) VMware
4 8 (17.02%) Citrix
5 4 (8.51%) Polycom
6 3 (6.38%) Remedy
7 1 (2.13%) Altiris
7 1 (2.13%) AppSense
7 1 (2.13%) Juniper
7 1 (2.13%) Red Gate
7 1 (2.13%) Symantec
Redhill, Surrey
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago