Period
to 14 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for MCTS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
England > London
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 559 727 712
Rank change year-on-year +168 -15 +60
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 8 31 127
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.025% 0.053% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.25% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8 26 135
Median annual salary £31,500 £46,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.89% +15.63% +10.34%
10th Percentile £24,775 £29,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £35,000 £68,125 £73,250
England median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -17.65% - +16.44%

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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 6,270 12,225 16,693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.94% 20.96% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4,622 9,153 12,439
Median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +9.89%

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing MCTS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for MCTS in London

MCTS
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MCTS in London.

Salary trend for MCTS in London

MCTS
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing MCTS in London over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Salary histogram for MCTS in London

MCTS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the London region over the 6 months to 14 July 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London +89 2 £26,250 -13.93%
MCTS
England

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 London region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) MCITP
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 10
2 7 (87.50%) MCP
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
2 7 (87.50%) Wireless
2 7 (87.50%) Mac OS X
2 7 (87.50%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) VoIP
2 7 (87.50%) WAN
2 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
3 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 5 (62.50%) DHCP
3 5 (62.50%) Asset Management
3 5 (62.50%) G Suite
3 5 (62.50%) Office 365
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (50.00%) Meraki
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 4 (50.00%) Azure
4 4 (50.00%) AWS
4 4 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (50.00%) IP Telephony
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco
5 3 (37.50%) Apple
6 1 (12.50%) MSI
6 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification

MCTS
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) G Suite
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365
2 4 (50.00%) AWS
2 4 (50.00%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) LAN
1 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
1 7 (87.50%) VoIP
1 7 (87.50%) WAN
1 7 (87.50%) Wireless
2 5 (62.50%) DHCP
2 5 (62.50%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (50.00%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MSI
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) IT Engineer
1 8 (100.00%) IT Support
1 8 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 8 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Mac Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Mac OS X
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 10
2 7 (87.50%) Windows 7
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Server Management
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) MCITP
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) MCP
3 4 (50.00%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
1 4 (50.00%) Meraki
2 3 (37.50%) Apple
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft