The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 61 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 0.91% - 0.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.14% - 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Average salary £27,823 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
MCTS
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Swindon region.

Qualifications Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
159 142 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 28.86% 24.27% 31.77%
Number of salaries quoted 144 108 134
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

MCTS
Salary Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the Swindon region.

MCTS Salary Trend in Swindon

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 7 (100.00%) IIS
1 7 (100.00%) MCP
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
2 5 (71.43%) NAS
2 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (71.43%) Local Government
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) SAN
2 5 (71.43%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) Dell
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) IPv4
2 5 (71.43%) HND
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) VBScript
2 5 (71.43%) VB
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) Ruckus Wireless
2 5 (71.43%) Raspberry Pi
2 5 (71.43%) Nimble Storage

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 7 (100.00%) IIS
2 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) DHCP
1 5 (71.43%) DNS
1 5 (71.43%) IPv4
1 5 (71.43%) NAS
1 5 (71.43%) SAN
1 5 (71.43%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (71.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) ICT Manager
1 5 (71.43%) Systems Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Active Directory Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) IT Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) IT Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) ICT Support
3 1 (14.29%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) High Availability
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
1 5 (71.43%) VB
1 5 (71.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) MCP
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (71.43%) DBS Check
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) HND
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (28.57%) MCSA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Dell
2 5 (71.43%) HP
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Nimble Storage
2 5 (71.43%) Ruckus Wireless