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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 195 133 107
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -26
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 11 76 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.23% 1.61% 2.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.69% 4.94% 6.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 76 119
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £36,400 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £58,200 £57,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1589 1539 1995
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 33.42% 32.60% 38.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1376 1283 1689
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
(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 £50,000 - 2
Staines +16 1 £22,500 -30.76%
Chertsey -8 1 - -
Woking -16 1 £45,000 -18.18%
MCTS
South East

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 40 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (60.00%) MCSE
2 24 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 21 (52.50%) Windows
4 20 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 20 (50.00%) VMware
5 18 (45.00%) Hyper-V
6 17 (42.50%) SAN
6 17 (42.50%) SQL
7 16 (40.00%) MS Excel
8 15 (37.50%) HP
8 15 (37.50%) Dell
8 15 (37.50%) ITIL
8 15 (37.50%) MCP
9 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (32.50%) MCSA
11 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (30.00%) PRINCE2
11 12 (30.00%) Firewall
12 11 (27.50%) MS Exchange
13 10 (25.00%) Citrix
13 10 (25.00%) MCITP
13 10 (25.00%) XenDesktop
14 9 (22.50%) Project Management
14 9 (22.50%) CCA
14 9 (22.50%) Citrix Certification
15 8 (20.00%) XenApp
15 8 (20.00%) XenServer

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (27.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (12.50%) Lync
4 4 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 16 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (42.50%) SAN
2 12 (30.00%) Firewall
3 7 (17.50%) VPN
4 6 (15.00%) Internet
5 4 (10.00%) DNS
5 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (7.50%) NAS
6 3 (7.50%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (7.50%) iSCSI
7 2 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (5.00%) SSL
7 2 (5.00%) NetScreen
8 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.00%) OLTP
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) NUnit
1 6 (15.00%) Subversion
1 6 (15.00%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 6 (15.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Support Engineer
1 13 (32.50%) 3rd Line Support
1 13 (32.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Consultant
3 7 (17.50%) Server Support
3 7 (17.50%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 7 (17.50%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Server Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Server Support Engineer
4 6 (15.00%) Developer
4 6 (15.00%) .NET Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (10.00%) Technical Architect
6 4 (10.00%) Architect
6 4 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (7.50%) IT Architect
8 2 (5.00%) SQL DBA
8 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Consultant
8 2 (5.00%) Exchange Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) .NET
1 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
2 6 (15.00%) Ajax
2 6 (15.00%) NHibernate
2 6 (15.00%) WCF
2 6 (15.00%) LINQ
2 6 (15.00%) MonoRail
2 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (15.00%) Castle Windsor
2 6 (15.00%) Razor View Engine
2 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) HTML5
3 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Clustering
2 3 (7.50%) LIMS
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) EqualLogic
3 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (52.50%) Windows
2 14 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) ITIL
2 12 (30.00%) PRINCE2
3 9 (22.50%) Project Management
4 6 (15.00%) E-Commerce
4 6 (15.00%) Scrum
4 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.00%) TDD
4 6 (15.00%) MVC
4 6 (15.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (15.00%) Web Application Development
4 6 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 4 (10.00%) High Availability
7 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
7 3 (7.50%) Supplier Management
8 2 (5.00%) Identity Management
9 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (42.50%) SQL
2 7 (17.50%) C#
3 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (60.00%) MCSE
3 15 (37.50%) MCP
4 13 (32.50%) MCSA
5 10 (25.00%) MCITP
6 9 (22.50%) CCA
6 9 (22.50%) Citrix Certification
7 7 (17.50%) MCAD
8 6 (15.00%) MCSD
8 6 (15.00%) Degree
9 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 5 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
9 5 (12.50%) CCNA
9 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (10.00%) VCAP
11 2 (5.00%) VTSP
11 2 (5.00%) CCIA
11 2 (5.00%) CCEA
11 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (45.00%) Hyper-V
3 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 8 (20.00%) XenApp
5 8 (20.00%) XenServer
5 8 (20.00%) UAG
6 7 (17.50%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (5.00%) vSphere
7 2 (5.00%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.50%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (2.50%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.50%) ISA Server
8 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) WSUS
1 7 (17.50%) SCCM
2 4 (10.00%) Backup Exec
3 3 (7.50%) SCOM
4 1 (2.50%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 20 (50.00%) VMware
2 15 (37.50%) HP
2 15 (37.50%) Dell
3 10 (25.00%) Citrix
4 7 (17.50%) Nimsoft
5 5 (12.50%) SolarWinds
5 5 (12.50%) Cisco
6 4 (10.00%) CommVault
6 4 (10.00%) NetApp
6 4 (10.00%) Apple
7 3 (7.50%) BMC
7 3 (7.50%) Oracle
8 2 (5.00%) Juniper
8 2 (5.00%) EMC
9 1 (2.50%) Intel
9 1 (2.50%) IBM
9 1 (2.50%) CA
9 1 (2.50%) PlateSpin
9 1 (2.50%) Veeam
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