Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 171 190
Rank change year-on-year -18 +19 -8
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.14% 0.062% 0.028%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.51% 0.23% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Bristol median annual salary £28,500 £50,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -43.00% +78.57% -34.12%
South West median annual salary £25,000 £37,750 £34,000
% change year-on-year -33.77% +11.03% +23.64%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Bristol
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 975 861 1,139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 26.90% 26.79% 31.62%
Number of salaries quoted 706 659 963
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £23,800
90th Percentile £63,750 £71,250 £63,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing MCTS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) MCDST
2 3 (60.00%) WSUS
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) SLA
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) MCITP
3 2 (40.00%) Server Virtualisation

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 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Systems Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Server Virtualisation
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) MCDST
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Citrix
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) VMware