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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 183 202 210
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 9 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.26% 0.17% 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.84% 0.48% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 12
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £36,100 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £39,040 £55,700 £59,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+15.71% -12.50%
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
1066 1463 1585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 30.87% 34.67% 34.13%
Number of salaries quoted 859 1285 1377
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of job ads across the Surrey region citing MCTS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

MCTS Salary Histogram in Surrey

MCTS
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Epsom - 4 £31,750 - 2
Farnham - 2 £36,300 -
Chertsey - 1 £32,500 -
Thames Ditton - 1 £50,000 -
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing MCTS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 15 (75.00%) Windows
4 14 (70.00%) MS Excel
4 14 (70.00%) Windows Server
5 13 (65.00%) ITIL
6 11 (55.00%) Degree
7 9 (45.00%) MCSA
8 8 (40.00%) Problem Management
9 7 (35.00%) SCCM
9 7 (35.00%) WSUS
9 7 (35.00%) MCITP
9 7 (35.00%) Service Management
9 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
9 7 (35.00%) Virtual Desktop
10 6 (30.00%) Software Deployment
10 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (30.00%) MCP
10 6 (30.00%) CCA
10 6 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (30.00%) VMware
10 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (30.00%) Local Government
11 5 (25.00%) Software Packaging
11 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (25.00%) CommVault
11 5 (25.00%) HP
11 5 (25.00%) Citrix
11 5 (25.00%) SQL Server

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (35.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (70.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) LAN
1 5 (25.00%) WAN
2 4 (20.00%) NAS
2 4 (20.00%) SAN
3 3 (15.00%) DNS
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 6 (30.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Help Desk Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Help Desk Support
2 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Support
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Messaging Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Messaging Support
3 2 (10.00%) Support Manager
3 2 (10.00%) Support Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Support Specialist
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Network Operations Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) ITIL
2 8 (40.00%) Problem Management
3 7 (35.00%) Service Management
4 6 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (30.00%) Software Deployment
5 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 2 (10.00%) Data Security
5 2 (10.00%) High Availability
5 2 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (10.00%) Presales
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.00%) Server Building
5 2 (10.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (5.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C#
1 1 (5.00%) PHP
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (55.00%) Degree
3 9 (45.00%) MCSA
4 7 (35.00%) MCITP
5 6 (30.00%) CCA
5 6 (30.00%) Citrix Certification
5 6 (30.00%) MCP
6 5 (25.00%) CCAA
6 5 (25.00%) MCSE
7 1 (5.00%) CCNA
7 1 (5.00%) CCNP
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (25.00%) XenApp
5 3 (15.00%) vSphere
6 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) SCCM
1 7 (35.00%) WSUS
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 5 (25.00%) SCDPM
3 2 (10.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 5 (25.00%) Cisco
3 5 (25.00%) Citrix
3 5 (25.00%) CommVault
3 5 (25.00%) HP
4 4 (20.00%) 3PAR
4 4 (20.00%) DataCore
Epsom
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Epsom
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago