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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
England / East of England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 232 249 276
Rank change year-on-year +17 +27  
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 30 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.48% 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.58% 0.75% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 28 15 22
Median salary £47,500 £44,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +41.93%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £44,100
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £32,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +14.06% -5.88%  

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 1903 1989 2571
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 30.57% 29.51% 31.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1472 1646 2118
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 June 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 June 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 +9 18 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Essex - 12 £55,000 -
MCTS
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 47 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 44 (93.62%) Microsoft
3 37 (78.72%) Windows
4 36 (76.60%) Windows Server
5 35 (74.47%) Active Directory
6 31 (65.96%) SQL Server
7 28 (59.57%) SQL
7 28 (59.57%) MCP
8 25 (53.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 25 (53.19%) Windows 7
9 24 (51.06%) MS Exchange
9 24 (51.06%) CCNA
9 24 (51.06%) Cisco
9 24 (51.06%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (46.81%) SQL Server 2008
11 19 (40.43%) Disaster Recovery
12 17 (36.17%) .NET
12 17 (36.17%) Windows Server 2012
13 16 (34.04%) C#
13 16 (34.04%) ASP.NET
13 16 (34.04%) Windows XP
13 16 (34.04%) A+ Certification
14 14 (29.79%) PowerShell
14 14 (29.79%) SQL Server 2005
15 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (27.66%) Visual Studio
16 12 (25.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 11 (23.40%) MCITP
17 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 11 (23.40%) Data Protection Act

MCTS
Co-occurring 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 24 (51.06%) MS Exchange
2 8 (17.02%) CMS
2 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (17.02%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (14.89%) Kentico
4 6 (12.77%) IIS
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.26%) Office 365
3 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (19.15%) Firewall
2 8 (17.02%) DHCP
2 8 (17.02%) DNS
2 8 (17.02%) iSCSI
2 8 (17.02%) SAN
2 8 (17.02%) VoIP
3 1 (2.13%) Intranet
3 1 (2.13%) LAN
3 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (65.96%) SQL Server
2 22 (46.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (29.79%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (25.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (23.40%) Hadoop
5 11 (23.40%) MySQL
5 11 (23.40%) NoSQL
5 11 (23.40%) RDBMS
5 11 (23.40%) Relational Database
5 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2000
5 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (23.40%) SQL Server 2014
5 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (12.77%) MongoDB
7 5 (10.64%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (10.64%) DTS
Development Applications
1 13 (27.66%) Visual Studio
2 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
3 6 (12.77%) Octopus Deploy
3 6 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (12.77%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) 2nd Line Support
1 16 (34.04%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 16 (34.04%) Analyst
1 16 (34.04%) IT Analyst
1 16 (34.04%) IT Support
1 16 (34.04%) IT Support Analyst
1 16 (34.04%) Support Analyst
2 11 (23.40%) Developer
3 8 (17.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Senior Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Wintel Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Web Developer
5 6 (12.77%) Customer Communications Manager
5 6 (12.77%) DevOps Manager
6 5 (10.64%) .NET Developer
6 5 (10.64%) DBA
6 5 (10.64%) HTML CSS Developer
6 5 (10.64%) JavaScript Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Senior Web Developer
6 5 (10.64%) SQL Server DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.17%) .NET
2 16 (34.04%) ASP.NET
3 11 (23.40%) CSS
3 11 (23.40%) HTML
4 8 (17.02%) CSS3
4 8 (17.02%) HTML5
4 8 (17.02%) jQuery
5 7 (14.89%) Google Maps API
6 1 (2.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Data Protection Act
2 8 (17.02%) Replication
3 1 (2.13%) EPoS
3 1 (2.13%) iPhone
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 37 (78.72%) Windows
2 36 (76.60%) Windows Server
3 25 (53.19%) Windows 7
3 25 (53.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (36.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (34.04%) Windows XP
6 6 (12.77%) Linux
7 5 (10.64%) VMS
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (2.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (27.66%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.40%) Business Intelligence
3 11 (23.40%) Data Protection
3 11 (23.40%) DevOps
3 11 (23.40%) High Availability
3 11 (23.40%) Performance Tuning
4 9 (19.15%) ITIL
4 9 (19.15%) Problem Management
5 8 (17.02%) Change Management
5 8 (17.02%) Content Management
5 8 (17.02%) ITIL V3
5 8 (17.02%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (14.89%) BDD
6 7 (14.89%) Mobile First
6 7 (14.89%) OWASP
6 7 (14.89%) Scrum
6 7 (14.89%) Web Development
7 6 (12.77%) Information Security
7 6 (12.77%) Information Security Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (59.57%) SQL
2 16 (34.04%) C#
3 14 (29.79%) PowerShell
4 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.02%) VBScript
5 6 (12.77%) Perl
6 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 28 (59.57%) MCP
3 24 (51.06%) CCNA
3 24 (51.06%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (34.04%) A+ Certification
5 11 (23.40%) MCITP
6 8 (17.02%) CCAA
6 8 (17.02%) Citrix Certification
6 8 (17.02%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (17.02%) Degree
6 8 (17.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (23.40%) GDPR
1 11 (23.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (74.47%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.02%) Hyper-V
2 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 44 (93.62%) Microsoft
2 24 (51.06%) Cisco
3 11 (23.40%) Oracle
4 8 (17.02%) Citrix
4 8 (17.02%) HP
4 8 (17.02%) SonicWALL
4 8 (17.02%) VMware
5 7 (14.89%) Google
6 1 (2.13%) Apple
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