The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Windsor region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 29 16 30
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 7 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Windsor 4.35% 2.94% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 20.59% 16.67% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 1
Average salary £27,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.88% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
MCTS
Berkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Windsor
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
34 12 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Windsor 21.12% 17.65% 32.80%
Number of salaries quoted 33 10 35
Average salary £27,500 £45,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.88% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £34,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Windsor

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Windsor

MCTS
Salary Trend in Windsor

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Windsor

MCTS
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Windsor

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Windsor 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%) MS Office
1 7 (100.00%) MCP
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) MCSE
1 7 (100.00%) MCSA
1 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) CCNA
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Dell
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (100.00%) MCITP
1 7 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 7 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 7 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (42.86%) Finance

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Windsor by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Windsor 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%) MS Exchange
1 7 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 7 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (100.00%) MS Office
1 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) IT Support Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) IT Support
3 3 (42.86%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
3 3 (42.86%) Service Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) MCP
1 7 (100.00%) MCSE
1 7 (100.00%) MCSA
1 7 (100.00%) CCNA
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 7 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Dell
1 7 (100.00%) VMware