Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for MCTS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 28 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 169 191
Rank change year-on-year -29 +22 -42
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 6 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.15% 0.40% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.53% 1.23% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 7
Bristol median annual salary £36,500 £28,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.36% +3.70% -48.57%
10th Percentile £35,750 £25,550 £22,200
90th Percentile £37,250 £33,750 £37,500
South West median annual salary £36,500 £31,500 £26,000
% change year-on-year +15.87% +21.15% -35.00%

MCTS is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1133 1135 1162
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 29.25% 32.55% 29.73%
Number of salaries quoted 884 953 943
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £24,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing MCTS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

Job vacancy trend for MCTS in Bristol

MCTS
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for MCTS in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 July 2017, IT jobs citing MCTS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Dell
1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) CNA
1 6 (100.00%) Novell Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) SSCP
1 6 (100.00%) CISM
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 6 (100.00%) MCITP
1 6 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 6 (100.00%) Test Management
1 6 (100.00%) Network Security

MCTS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) Network Security
1 6 (100.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Cybersecurity Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 6 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 6 (100.00%) IT Strategy
1 6 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 6 (100.00%) Security Patching
1 6 (100.00%) Server Virtualisation
1 6 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
1 6 (100.00%) Test Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) CISM
1 6 (100.00%) CISSP
1 6 (100.00%) CNA
1 6 (100.00%) MCITP
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 6 (100.00%) Novell Certification
1 6 (100.00%) SANS
1 6 (100.00%) SSCP
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (100.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 6 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Dell
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 6 (100.00%) VMware