The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Uxbridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 24 - 37
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 6 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Uxbridge 4.14% - 1.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.09% - 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 3
Average salary £35,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCTS
London

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

Qualifications Category
Uxbridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
66 58 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Uxbridge 45.52% 36.94% 25.96%
Number of salaries quoted 60 50 50
Average salary £35,000 £41,250 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.15% -23.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Uxbridge

MCTS
Salary Trend in Uxbridge

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Uxbridge

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Uxbridge

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Uxbridge 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 14 (100.00%) MCSA
1 14 (100.00%) MCP
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
1 14 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
3 11 (78.57%) MCSE
3 11 (78.57%) MCITP
4 10 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (71.43%) MS Office
4 10 (71.43%) MS Exchange
5 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 7 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2
6 7 (50.00%) Cisco
6 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (50.00%) CCNP
6 7 (50.00%) CCNA
6 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (28.57%) Citrix
8 4 (28.57%) Law
8 4 (28.57%) Legal
8 4 (28.57%) Document Management

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Uxbridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Uxbridge 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 10 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2007
1 10 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 10 (71.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (71.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) IP Telephony
1 3 (21.43%) Network Security
1 3 (21.43%) Internet
1 3 (21.43%) MPLS
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
1 3 (21.43%) LAN
1 3 (21.43%) WAN
1 3 (21.43%) DHCP
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
1 3 (21.43%) VPN
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (28.57%) Law
1 4 (28.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) IT Support
2 6 (42.86%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) IT Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
1 14 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (28.57%) Document Management
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) MCSA
1 14 (100.00%) MCP
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (78.57%) MCSE
2 11 (78.57%) MCITP
3 7 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (50.00%) CCNP
3 7 (50.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 14 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix