Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey with a requirement for MCTS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 229 233 283
Rank change year-on-year +4 +50 +14
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 11 16 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.21% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.73% 0.92% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 16
Surrey median annual salary £26,000 - £36,300
10th Percentile £24,000 - £29,887
90th Percentile £45,000 - £70,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £23,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year +80.85% -25.40% -3.08%

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 Surrey with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Surrey
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,517 1,741 2,527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 28.91% 30.80% 33.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,189 1,427 2,031
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,400 £26,250 £25,803
90th Percentile £74,000 £68,750 £68,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +2.27%

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for MCTS in Surrey

MCTS
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for MCTS in Surrey

MCTS
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCTS in Surrey over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for MCTS in Surrey

MCTS
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the Surrey region over the 6 months to 17 August 2018. 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
Woking +3 6 £26,000 -
Godalming - 4 £24,000 -
MCTS
South East

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 Surrey region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 11 (100.00%) MCP
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) MCSE
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 11 (100.00%) Apple
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
1 11 (100.00%) iPad
1 11 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 10 (90.91%) DHCP
2 10 (90.91%) DNS
3 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 9 (81.82%) MCSA
3 9 (81.82%) DBS Check
4 2 (18.18%) A+ Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
4 2 (18.18%) CCNA
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) NHS
4 2 (18.18%) Retail
4 2 (18.18%) Google
4 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) G Suite
4 2 (18.18%) Office 365
4 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
4 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012

MCTS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 2 (18.18%) G Suite
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) DHCP
1 10 (90.91%) DNS
2 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) IT Engineer
1 9 (81.82%) IT Support
1 9 (81.82%) IT Support Engineer
1 9 (81.82%) Support Engineer
2 6 (54.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 4 (36.36%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (36.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) ICT Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (100.00%) iPad
2 2 (18.18%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 8
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) MCP
1 11 (100.00%) MCSE
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (81.82%) DBS Check
2 9 (81.82%) MCSA
3 2 (18.18%) A+ Certification
3 2 (18.18%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) PMO
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Apple
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Google