The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Surrey region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 186 126 155
Rank change year-on-year
-60 +29
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 32 95 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.60% 1.79% 1.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.96% 5.15% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 27 93 83
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £26,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1632 1844 2179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 30.72% 34.83% 35.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1398 1473 1937
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCTS
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Caterham - 12 £45,000 -
Leatherhead - 4 £47,500 -
Camberley +3 3 £24,000 -40.00%
Chertsey - 2 - -
Dorking +5 1 £47,500 -9.52%
Reigate +2 1 £47,500 +18.75%
Guildford -26 1 £30,000 +9.09%
Woking -32 1 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Staines - 1 £47,500 -
Epsom - 1 £47,500 -
Esher - 1 £47,500 -
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 75 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 58 (77.33%) SQL Server
3 47 (62.67%) MCP
4 41 (54.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 38 (50.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 38 (50.67%) Web Application Development
5 38 (50.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 38 (50.67%) MCAD
5 38 (50.67%) MCSD
5 38 (50.67%) ASP.NET
5 38 (50.67%) C#
5 38 (50.67%) .NET
5 38 (50.67%) MVC
5 38 (50.67%) TDD
5 38 (50.67%) WCF
6 37 (49.33%) Internet
7 30 (40.00%) Windows
7 30 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
8 28 (37.33%) Scrum
9 26 (34.67%) LINQ
9 26 (34.67%) NHibernate
9 26 (34.67%) MonoRail
9 26 (34.67%) NUnit
9 26 (34.67%) Subversion
9 26 (34.67%) Ajax
9 26 (34.67%) Games
9 26 (34.67%) E-Commerce
9 26 (34.67%) Rhino Mocks
9 26 (34.67%) Castle Windsor
10 24 (32.00%) Active Directory

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (29.33%) MS Exchange
2 13 (17.33%) IIS
3 6 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (8.00%) Node.js
4 3 (4.00%) Lync
5 2 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (10.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (10.67%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (10.67%) SaaS
2 1 (1.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 37 (49.33%) Internet
2 19 (25.33%) SAN
3 14 (18.67%) DNS
4 11 (14.67%) Firewall
4 11 (14.67%) Wireless
4 11 (14.67%) LAN
5 10 (13.33%) VPN
6 9 (12.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (4.00%) NAS
7 3 (4.00%) iSCSI
7 3 (4.00%) WAN
7 3 (4.00%) DHCP
7 3 (4.00%) IP Telephony
7 3 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.67%) SSL
8 2 (2.67%) Intranet
8 2 (2.67%) NetScreen
8 2 (2.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (77.33%) SQL Server
2 41 (54.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (9.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (34.67%) NUnit
1 26 (34.67%) Subversion
1 26 (34.67%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 26 (34.67%) Games
2 3 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 38 (50.67%) Developer
1 38 (50.67%) .NET Developer
2 12 (16.00%) Support Engineer
3 11 (14.67%) Administrator
4 10 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
5 9 (12.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 6 (8.00%) IT Support
7 5 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 5 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (5.33%) Technical Architect
8 4 (5.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.33%) Windows Administrator
8 4 (5.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.33%) Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Desktop Support
9 3 (4.00%) IT Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Consultant
9 3 (4.00%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (50.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 38 (50.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 38 (50.67%) ASP.NET
1 38 (50.67%) .NET
1 38 (50.67%) WCF
2 30 (40.00%) Razor View Engine
3 26 (34.67%) LINQ
3 26 (34.67%) NHibernate
3 26 (34.67%) MonoRail
3 26 (34.67%) Ajax
3 26 (34.67%) Castle Windsor
4 8 (10.67%) Web Services
5 6 (8.00%) Ninject
5 6 (8.00%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (2.67%) RESTful
6 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.67%) Clustering
2 6 (8.00%) Streaming Music
3 3 (4.00%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 30 (40.00%) Windows
2 22 (29.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (8.00%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.33%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.33%) UNIX
7 1 (1.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (50.67%) Web Application Development
1 38 (50.67%) MVC
1 38 (50.67%) TDD
2 28 (37.33%) Scrum
3 26 (34.67%) E-Commerce
4 11 (14.67%) CRM
5 10 (13.33%) Domain-Driven Design
6 8 (10.67%) ITIL
6 8 (10.67%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (8.00%) BDD
8 5 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (6.67%) Load Balancing
9 4 (5.33%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (5.33%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.33%) High Availability
9 4 (5.33%) CQRS
10 3 (4.00%) CAD
10 3 (4.00%) Supplier Management
10 3 (4.00%) Software Testing
10 3 (4.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (50.67%) C#
2 19 (25.33%) SQL
3 8 (10.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 75 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 47 (62.67%) MCP
3 38 (50.67%) MCAD
3 38 (50.67%) MCSD
4 21 (28.00%) MCSE
5 19 (25.33%) MCSA
6 7 (9.33%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (8.00%) CCNA
7 6 (8.00%) Degree
8 5 (6.67%) MCITP
9 4 (5.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (5.33%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (2.67%) VCAP
12 1 (1.33%) CCDA
12 1 (1.33%) CCNP
12 1 (1.33%) Postgraduate
12 1 (1.33%) CCDE
12 1 (1.33%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.33%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (22.67%) Hyper-V
3 7 (9.33%) UAG
4 6 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (6.67%) Forefront TMG
5 5 (6.67%) vSphere
6 1 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.33%) VMware Server
6 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) WSUS
2 3 (4.00%) SCCM
2 3 (4.00%) SCOM
2 3 (4.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 21 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (22.67%) Cisco
2 17 (22.67%) VMware
3 9 (12.00%) Dell
4 7 (9.33%) HP
5 4 (5.33%) SolarWinds
6 3 (4.00%) NetApp
6 3 (4.00%) Apple
6 3 (4.00%) Symantec
6 3 (4.00%) Citrix
6 3 (4.00%) Oracle
7 2 (2.67%) Juniper
7 2 (2.67%) CommVault
7 2 (2.67%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.33%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.33%) BMC
8 1 (1.33%) CA
8 1 (1.33%) EMC
8 1 (1.33%) IBM
Woking, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago