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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 180 171 214
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +43
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 7 32 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.22% 0.79% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.74% 2.49% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7 29 11
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £21,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
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
949 1283 1605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 30.34% 31.48% 34.32%
Number of salaries quoted 783 1111 1409
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,621 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
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 6 December 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 - 6 £31,750 -
Leatherhead -11 1 £35,000 -45.09%
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (66.67%) MCP
4 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
5 8 (53.33%) Windows
6 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
6 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
7 6 (40.00%) ITIL
8 5 (33.33%) MCSE
8 5 (33.33%) MCSA
8 5 (33.33%) Degree
9 4 (26.67%) MCITP
10 3 (20.00%) Local Government
10 3 (20.00%) VMware
10 3 (20.00%) CCA
10 3 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (20.00%) WSUS
10 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (20.00%) Software Deployment
10 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
10 3 (20.00%) SCCM
10 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
10 3 (20.00%) DNS
10 3 (20.00%) Service Management
10 3 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (13.33%) Office 365
11 2 (13.33%) Coaching
11 2 (13.33%) Firewall

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 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 2 (13.33%) DHCP
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
3 1 (6.67%) LAN
3 1 (6.67%) NAS
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Local Government
2 1 (6.67%) Banking
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Help Desk Manager
2 5 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
3 4 (26.67%) Support Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Exchange Support
6 1 (6.67%) Help Desk Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Messaging Support
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Support Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (20.00%) Service Management
2 3 (20.00%) Software Deployment
3 2 (13.33%) Coaching
4 1 (6.67%) Data Security
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) Presales
4 1 (6.67%) Server Building
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (66.67%) MCP
3 5 (33.33%) Degree
3 5 (33.33%) MCSA
3 5 (33.33%) MCSE
4 4 (26.67%) MCITP
5 3 (20.00%) CCA
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (13.33%) CCNA
6 2 (13.33%) CCNP
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (6.67%) CCAA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
1 3 (20.00%) WSUS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (6.67%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) 3PAR
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) CommVault
3 1 (6.67%) DataCore
3 1 (6.67%) HP