The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Guildford with a requirement for MCTS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Surrey / Guildford
Rank 56 - 78
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Guildford 0.63% - 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.35% - 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Median salary £38,750 - £45,000
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 Guildford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Guildford
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 85 236 165
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Guildford 26.65% 35.49% 24.09%
Number of salaries quoted 81 146 147
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in Guildford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Guildford 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 Guildford

MCTS
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Salary trend for MCTS in Guildford

MCTS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 25 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 Guildford region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) MCDBA
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford 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 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DBA
1 2 (100.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (50.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) ETL
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) MCDBA
1 2 (100.00%) MCITP
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) VMware