The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Epsom with a requirement for MCTS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Surrey / Epsom
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 27 32
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Epsom - 0.84% 0.67%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.78% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £23,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,523 £36,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +26.45% -7.69%  

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 Epsom.

Academic & Professional Certification
Epsom
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 25 36 44
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Epsom 36.23% 30.25% 29.53%
Number of salaries quoted 24 30 25
Median salary £23,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -47.77% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £35,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in Epsom

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Epsom 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 Epsom

MCTS
Salary Trend in Epsom

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

Salary trend for MCTS in Epsom

For the 6 months to 28 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 Epsom region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) CCA
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Windows

MCTS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Epsom 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) DHCP
1 1 (33.33%) DNS
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Help Desk Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Help Desk Support
1 2 (66.67%) Support Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCA
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCITP
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) VMware