Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for MCTS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 324 336 373
Rank change year-on-year +12 +37 +17
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 6 18 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.059% 0.15% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 0.68% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6 17 45
City of London median annual salary £27,750 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.33% +20.00% -11.76%
10th Percentile £24,125 £29,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £43,970 £70,000 £63,750
Central London median annual salary £26,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -41.11% +12.50% -11.11%

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 the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2252 2665 4138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 22.13% 22.78% 23.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2006 2360 3553
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £92,500 £83,750
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing MCTS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for MCTS in the City of London

MCTS
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for MCTS in the City of London

MCTS
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCTS in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MCTS in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 City of London region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) MCSE
4 3 (50.00%) MCSA
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) A+ Certification
5 2 (33.33%) Service Management
5 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (33.33%) Workflow
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) Legal
5 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (33.33%) CRM
5 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (33.33%) CCNA
5 2 (33.33%) JIRA
5 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
5 2 (33.33%) RIA
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) Data Management
5 2 (33.33%) Information Management
5 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX

MCTS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (16.67%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 2 (33.33%) CRM Officer
1 2 (33.33%) Service Desk Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Support Officer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Support
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Service Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) RIA
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows 7
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Data Management
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Information Governance
2 2 (33.33%) Information Management
2 2 (33.33%) IT Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Resource Management
2 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) A+ Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCSA
2 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix