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 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)
South East / Kent
Rank - 103 -
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent - 0.17% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Median salary - £67,500 -
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 Kent.

Academic & Professional Certification
Kent
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 138 355 224
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 17.19% 31.00% 23.93%
Number of salaries quoted 106 295 197
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 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

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

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 Kent region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MCSA
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Dell
1 5 (100.00%) Nortel
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Mitel
1 5 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 5 (100.00%) MCITP
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) Barracuda Networks
1 5 (100.00%) Android
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (100.00%) REST
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365

MCTS
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory Support
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory Support Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 5 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Telephony Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Telephony Support
1 5 (100.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) REST
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Android
1 5 (100.00%) Apple iOS
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCITP
1 5 (100.00%) MCSA
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Barracuda Networks
1 5 (100.00%) Dell
1 5 (100.00%) HP
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Mitel
1 5 (100.00%) Nortel
1 5 (100.00%) VMware