The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 91 93 94
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 5 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.47% 0.27% 0.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.32% 0.87% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 6
Average salary £27,823 £22,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.65% -43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
MCTS
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
379 345 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 35.52% 30.83% 33.06%
Number of salaries quoted 335 284 284
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,200 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

MCTS
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Wiltshire

MCTS
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 8 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
Swindon - 5 £27,823 -
MCTS
South West

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 8 (100.00%) MCP
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) IIS
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) IPv4
4 5 (62.50%) HP
4 5 (62.50%) Dell
4 5 (62.50%) SAN
4 5 (62.50%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
4 5 (62.50%) DHCP
4 5 (62.50%) DNS
4 5 (62.50%) HND
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) VBScript
4 5 (62.50%) VB
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
4 5 (62.50%) NAS
4 5 (62.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (62.50%) Local Government
4 5 (62.50%) Degree
4 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (62.50%) Ruckus Wireless
4 5 (62.50%) Raspberry Pi

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 (87.50%) IIS
2 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) DHCP
1 5 (62.50%) DNS
1 5 (62.50%) IPv4
1 5 (62.50%) NAS
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
1 5 (62.50%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (62.50%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) ICT Manager
1 5 (62.50%) Systems Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) IT Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) IT Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) ICT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Service Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Raspberry Pi
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) VB
1 5 (62.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) MCP
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (62.50%) DBS Check
2 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) HND
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (25.00%) MCSA
4 1 (12.50%) MCDST
4 1 (12.50%) MCITP
4 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (62.50%) Dell
3 5 (62.50%) HP
3 5 (62.50%) Nimble Storage
3 5 (62.50%) Ruckus Wireless