The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 51 39 47
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 0.27% 5.48% 2.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.70% 12.58% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1 20 10
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
MCTS
Surrey

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

Qualifications Category
Woking
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
143 159 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 39.07% 43.56% 40.88%
Number of salaries quoted 139 155 141
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

MCTS
Salary Trend in Woking

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Woking

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Woking 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%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) SAN
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (87.50%) Project Management
2 7 (87.50%) WSUS
2 7 (87.50%) SCCM
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) HP
2 7 (87.50%) Dell
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 7 (87.50%) CCA
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix Certification
2 7 (87.50%) PRINCE2
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (87.50%) Hyper-V
2 7 (87.50%) XenApp
2 7 (87.50%) XenServer
2 7 (87.50%) XenDesktop
2 7 (87.50%) Nimsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Woking 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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) SAN
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Server Support
1 7 (87.50%) Support Engineer
1 7 (87.50%) 3rd Line Support
1 7 (87.50%) Server Engineer
1 7 (87.50%) Server Support Engineer
1 7 (87.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 7 (87.50%) 3rd Line Server Support
1 7 (87.50%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML5
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) XML
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Project Management
1 7 (87.50%) PRINCE2
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Coaching
2 1 (12.50%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) CCA
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCP
3 1 (12.50%) MCAD
3 1 (12.50%) MCPD
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) CTC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (87.50%) Active Directory
1 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (87.50%) Hyper-V
1 7 (87.50%) XenApp
1 7 (87.50%) XenServer
1 7 (87.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) WSUS
1 7 (87.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) HP
2 7 (87.50%) Dell
2 7 (87.50%) Citrix
2 7 (87.50%) Nimsoft
Woking, Surrey
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