The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for MCTS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
England / East of England
Rank 230 259 244
Rank change year-on-year +29 -15  
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 17 10 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.28% 0.14% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.99% 0.46% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 28
Median salary £50,000 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.04% -6.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -10.00%  

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 the East of England.

Academic & Professional Certification
East of England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1722 2177 2254
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 28.54% 29.58% 30.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 1707 1776
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -3.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing MCTS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCTS in the East of England

MCTS
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for MCTS in the East of England

MCTS
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCTS in the East of England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MCTS in the East of England

MCTS
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - 15 £50,000 - 3
Essex +14 2 - -
MCTS
England

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 East of England region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 23 (85.19%) Windows
4 22 (81.48%) Active Directory
4 22 (81.48%) MS Exchange
5 20 (74.07%) MCP
5 20 (74.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (70.37%) MS Excel
7 18 (66.67%) Windows Server
8 17 (62.96%) Cisco
9 15 (55.56%) CCNA
9 15 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (55.56%) Windows 7
10 14 (51.85%) Exchange Server 2013
10 14 (51.85%) Exchange Server 2010
11 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
13 10 (37.04%) SQL
13 10 (37.04%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (37.04%) PowerShell
14 9 (33.33%) ITIL
14 9 (33.33%) HP
14 9 (33.33%) Citrix
14 9 (33.33%) VMware
15 8 (29.63%) A+ Certification
15 8 (29.63%) Windows XP
15 8 (29.63%) MCSE
15 8 (29.63%) MCITP
16 7 (25.93%) CCAA
16 7 (25.93%) iSCSI

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 22 (81.48%) MS Exchange
2 14 (51.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (51.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (18.52%) Skype for Business
4 2 (7.41%) IBM Domino
4 2 (7.41%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (3.70%) CMS
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (70.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Office 365
2 5 (18.52%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.93%) DHCP
1 7 (25.93%) DNS
1 7 (25.93%) Firewall
1 7 (25.93%) iSCSI
1 7 (25.93%) SAN
1 7 (25.93%) VoIP
2 2 (7.41%) NetScaler
3 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) SQL Server
2 10 (37.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (7.41%) GIS
General
1 1 (3.70%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) 2nd Line Support
1 8 (29.63%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 8 (29.63%) Analyst
1 8 (29.63%) IT Analyst
1 8 (29.63%) IT Support
1 8 (29.63%) IT Support Analyst
1 8 (29.63%) Support Analyst
1 8 (29.63%) Wintel Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (18.52%) Azure Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) Office 365 Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) Developer
5 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Messaging Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) .NET
1 4 (14.81%) CSS
1 4 (14.81%) HTML
2 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.41%) jQuery
3 2 (7.41%) XMPP
4 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.70%) CSS3
4 1 (3.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Windows
2 20 (74.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 15 (55.56%) Windows 7
5 13 (48.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (29.63%) Windows XP
7 5 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) ITIL
2 7 (25.93%) Change Management
2 7 (25.93%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (25.93%) ITIL V3
2 7 (25.93%) Problem Management
3 3 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.70%) Content Management
4 1 (3.70%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.70%) Document Management
4 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Content Management
4 1 (3.70%) Graceful Degradation
4 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.70%) Migration
4 1 (3.70%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (3.70%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) PowerShell
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 7 (25.93%) VBScript
3 3 (11.11%) C#
3 3 (11.11%) VB
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 27 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (74.07%) MCP
3 15 (55.56%) CCNA
3 15 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (29.63%) A+ Certification
4 8 (29.63%) MCITP
4 8 (29.63%) MCSE
5 7 (25.93%) CCAA
5 7 (25.93%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (25.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (7.41%) MCSM
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 1 (3.70%) MCSA
System Software
1 22 (81.48%) Active Directory
2 7 (25.93%) Hyper-V
2 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) SCOM
2 1 (3.70%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 17 (62.96%) Cisco
3 9 (33.33%) Citrix
3 9 (33.33%) HP
3 9 (33.33%) VMware
4 7 (25.93%) SonicWALL
5 2 (7.41%) BMC
5 2 (7.41%) Computacenter
5 2 (7.41%) Remedy
6 1 (3.70%) Intel Security
6 1 (3.70%) Symantec
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