The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 97 - 90
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 6 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.46% - 0.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.54% - 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 5
Average salary £24,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
MCTS
UK

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

Qualifications Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
390 335 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 29.98% 24.40% 33.58%
Number of salaries quoted 322 282 293
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

MCTS
Salary Trend in Wales

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Wales

MCTS
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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
South Wales - 6 £24,500 -
MCTS
UK

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wales 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%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) ITIL
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
4 4 (57.14%) MCSA
5 3 (42.86%) VoIP
5 3 (42.86%) SLA
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) CCNA
5 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 3 (42.86%) A+ Certification
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (42.86%) Server+ Certification
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) WSUS
5 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
6 2 (28.57%) High Availability
6 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
6 2 (28.57%) Software Distribution
6 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
6 2 (28.57%) Replication
6 2 (28.57%) VMware
6 2 (28.57%) Clustering
6 2 (28.57%) Firewall

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wales 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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) VoIP
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (28.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Junior
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 2 (28.57%) Replication
3 1 (14.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL V3
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) Software Distribution
3 2 (28.57%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) MCSA
3 3 (42.86%) A+ Certification
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (42.86%) Server+ Certification
4 1 (14.29%) MCITP
4 1 (14.29%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
Wales
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wales
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago