The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for MCTS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.28% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.59% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £29,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £35,750 £32,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +11.71% -8.57%  

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 Slough.

Academic & Professional Certification
Slough
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 63 183 157
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 17.40% 35.53% 27.79%
Number of salaries quoted 52 171 110
Median salary £45,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £62,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

MCTS
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for MCTS in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Slough region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

MCTS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Qualifications
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
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft