Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for MCTS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +126
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.14% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.40% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Gloucestershire median annual salary - - -
South West median annual salary £25,000 £25,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year -1.96% -25.00% +13.33%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 496 1080 840
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 34.93% 47.62% 42.70%
Number of salaries quoted 379 849 621
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -1.18%
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,400 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £65,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCTS in Gloucestershire

MCTS
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for MCTS in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Task Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Proactive Management
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS

MCTS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Qpid
1 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared DBA
1 1 (50.00%) SQL DBA
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) CentOS
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Proactive Management
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (50.00%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) OpenView
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) VMware