Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for MCTS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
South East > Kent
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 99 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 - +150
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.095% 0.83% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 3.37% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 0
Kent median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
South East median annual salary £45,000 £23,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +91.49% -27.69% +13.04%

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 Kent with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Kent
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 300 326 555
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 28.41% 24.73% 30.33%
Number of salaries quoted 259 287 503
Kent median annual salary £36,176 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.36% -12.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £19,500 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,300 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.69% -1.67% +5.88%

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for MCTS in Kent

MCTS
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for MCTS in Kent

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT jobs citing MCTS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) DBS Check

MCTS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior IT Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware