Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 79 103
Rank change year-on-year +3 +24 -5
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 2 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.29% 0.12% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.60% 0.41% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Slough median annual salary £65,000 £29,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +124.14% +7.41% -46.00%
Berkshire median annual salary £65,000 £32,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +100.00% -27.78% -10.00%

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 Slough with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Slough
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 125 245 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 17.83% 30.14% 27.11%
Number of salaries quoted 116 222 294
Slough median annual salary £40,000 £60,000 £52,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +14.83% +5.56%
10th Percentile £22,500 £37,550 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £92,500 £92,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year -9.52% +8.25% +2.11%

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

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 21 November 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) PBX
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Test Management
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) OpenUP
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (50.00%) Skype

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) PBX
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) IT Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Senior IT Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Design Authority
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) OpenUP
1 1 (50.00%) Presales
1 1 (50.00%) Service Design
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) VMware