Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for MCTS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 169 -
Rank change year-on-year -32 - +185
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 4 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.096% 0.27% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.74% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 0
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £46,000 £44,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.37% - -
East of England median annual salary £48,000 £44,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.87% +36.92% -18.75%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,665 1,215 1,285
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 39.77% 37.05% 31.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1,224 947 1,046
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,700 £64,500 £63,125
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% - +2.35%

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCTS in Cambridgeshire

MCTS
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for MCTS in Cambridgeshire

MCTS
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCTS in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for MCTS in Cambridgeshire

MCTS
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Huntingdon -7 3 £48,000 +7.87%
Peterborough - 1 £25,000 -
MCTS
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server

MCTS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Azure Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365 Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCITP
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) VMware