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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 201 188 133
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -55
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 7 32 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.15% 0.61% 1.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.55% 1.94% 4.99%
Number of salaries quoted 7 27 93
Average salary £54,501 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,700 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,700 £69,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
1273 1649 1902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 27.64% 31.37% 35.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1086 1422 1529
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Redhill - 3 £54,501 -
Reigate +4 2 £27,500 -42.10%
Guildford +13 1 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Horley - 1 £55,000 -
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 8 (53.33%) MCITP
5 7 (46.67%) PRINCE2
5 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
6 6 (40.00%) Documentum
6 6 (40.00%) Oracle
6 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
6 6 (40.00%) Workflow
6 6 (40.00%) OpenText
6 6 (40.00%) Oracle Workflow
6 6 (40.00%) Information Management
6 6 (40.00%) Document Management
6 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
7 4 (26.67%) Windows
8 3 (20.00%) OLTP
8 3 (20.00%) MS Office
8 3 (20.00%) MCP
8 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 2 (13.33%) Office 365
9 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
9 2 (13.33%) Project Management
9 2 (13.33%) ITIL
9 2 (13.33%) MCSE
9 2 (13.33%) MCSA
9 2 (13.33%) MS Excel

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (40.00%) Documentum
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (6.67%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) LAN
1 1 (6.67%) WAN
1 1 (6.67%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (20.00%) OLTP
3 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Integration Specialist
2 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) SQL DBA
2 3 (20.00%) DBA
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server DBA
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Desktop Support
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Sales Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 8
3 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) PRINCE2
2 6 (40.00%) Workflow
2 6 (40.00%) Information Management
2 6 (40.00%) Document Management
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Dimensional Modelling
4 1 (6.67%) Kimball Methodology
4 1 (6.67%) Database Security
4 1 (6.67%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) ETL
4 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
1 4 (26.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VBScript
2 1 (6.67%) C#
2 1 (6.67%) C++
2 1 (6.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (53.33%) MCITP
3 3 (20.00%) MCP
4 2 (13.33%) MCSE
4 2 (13.33%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) OpenText
3 2 (13.33%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) EMC
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix
4 1 (6.67%) NetApp
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) IBM
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