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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 57 33 47
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +14
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 2 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 0.49% 6.93% 2.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.32% 15.72% 7.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 25 12
Average salary £33,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.09% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
152 159 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 37.53% 44.04% 40.10%
Number of salaries quoted 147 156 137
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 2 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 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) HP
1 7 (100.00%) Dell
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) CCA
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) WSUS
1 7 (100.00%) SCCM
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
1 7 (100.00%) XenServer
1 7 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 7 (100.00%) Nimsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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.

Applications
1 7 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) SAN
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Server Support
1 7 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 7 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 7 (100.00%) Server Engineer
1 7 (100.00%) Server Support Engineer
1 7 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 7 (100.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
1 7 (100.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
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 Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 7 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCA
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 7 (100.00%) XenApp
1 7 (100.00%) XenServer
1 7 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (100.00%) WSUS
1 7 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) HP
1 7 (100.00%) Dell
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) Nimsoft