The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for MCTS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 124 - 149
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 15 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.69% - 0.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.70% - 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 7
Median salary £50,000 - £36,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,511 £35,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +31.01% -11.25%  

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 Hertfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 555 759 714
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 25.67% 29.98% 30.99%
Number of salaries quoted 435 575 551
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

MCTS
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for MCTS in Hertfordshire

MCTS
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCTS in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MCTS in Hertfordshire

MCTS
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Hemel Hempstead - 14 £40,000 - 1
Watford - 1 £56,000 -
MCTS
East of England

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 18 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 17 (94.44%) Cisco
2 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
2 17 (94.44%) MS Exchange
3 16 (88.89%) MCP
4 15 (83.33%) CCNA
4 15 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (83.33%) Windows 7
5 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 9 (50.00%) VMware
5 9 (50.00%) HP
5 9 (50.00%) Citrix
5 9 (50.00%) ITIL
6 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
6 8 (44.44%) Windows XP
6 8 (44.44%) A+ Certification
6 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (38.89%) Hyper-V
7 7 (38.89%) CCAA
7 7 (38.89%) ITIL V3
7 7 (38.89%) Change Management
7 7 (38.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (38.89%) Firewall

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 17 (94.44%) MS Exchange
2 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (11.11%) IBM Domino
3 2 (11.11%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (5.56%) CMS
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 18 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) DHCP
1 7 (38.89%) DNS
1 7 (38.89%) Firewall
1 7 (38.89%) iSCSI
1 7 (38.89%) SAN
1 7 (38.89%) VoIP
2 2 (11.11%) NetScaler
3 1 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.11%) GIS
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) 2nd Line Support
1 8 (44.44%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
1 8 (44.44%) IT Analyst
1 8 (44.44%) IT Support
1 8 (44.44%) IT Support Analyst
1 8 (44.44%) Support Analyst
2 7 (38.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Wintel Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) Developer
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) XMPP
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) CSS3
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) HTML5
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Replication
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 15 (83.33%) Windows 7
2 15 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (44.44%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (44.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (38.89%) Change Management
2 7 (38.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (38.89%) ITIL V3
2 7 (38.89%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.56%) Content Management
3 1 (5.56%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Document Management
3 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Content Management
3 1 (5.56%) Graceful Degradation
3 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) VBScript
3 3 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (88.89%) MCP
3 15 (83.33%) CCNA
3 15 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (44.44%) A+ Certification
5 7 (38.89%) CCAA
5 7 (38.89%) Citrix Certification
5 7 (38.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (11.11%) MCITP
6 2 (11.11%) MCSE
6 2 (11.11%) MCSM
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certified Master
System Software
1 17 (94.44%) Active Directory
2 7 (38.89%) Hyper-V
2 7 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (94.44%) Cisco
3 9 (50.00%) Citrix
3 9 (50.00%) HP
3 9 (50.00%) VMware
4 7 (38.89%) SonicWALL
5 2 (11.11%) BMC
5 2 (11.11%) Computacenter
5 2 (11.11%) Remedy
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago