Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
South East > Surrey
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 244 246 271
Rank change year-on-year +2 +25 +39
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 17 16 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.27% 0.24% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.97% 0.77% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 32
Surrey median annual salary £33,750 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% -23.53% -15.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,450 £24,589
90th Percentile £36,500 £39,450 £67,500
South East median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - -7.14% -26.32%

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 1761 2081 2857
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 28.38% 31.62% 33.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1411 1692 2502
Surrey median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% -1.73%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%

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
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 20 November 2017. 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
Leatherhead +18 6 - -
Woking +24 3 - -
Redhill - 2 £34,000 -
Epsom -3 1 £32,500 +2.36%
MCTS
South East

For the 6 months to 20 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 Surrey region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (58.82%) Windows
3 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
3 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
3 8 (47.06%) VMware
3 8 (47.06%) MCITP
3 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
4 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (41.18%) Cisco
4 7 (41.18%) MCSA
4 7 (41.18%) SQL
5 6 (35.29%) .NET
5 6 (35.29%) C#
5 6 (35.29%) HTML
5 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
5 6 (35.29%) CSS
5 6 (35.29%) Web Services
5 6 (35.29%) XML
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
5 6 (35.29%) ITIL
5 6 (35.29%) MCP
5 6 (35.29%) OO
5 6 (35.29%) MCSE
5 6 (35.29%) SOA
5 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
5 6 (35.29%) Release Management
5 6 (35.29%) Finance
5 6 (35.29%) MCPD

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 4 (23.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) WAN
2 3 (17.65%) DHCP
2 3 (17.65%) DNS
3 2 (11.76%) Firewall
3 2 (11.76%) LAN
3 2 (11.76%) NAS
3 2 (11.76%) SAN
3 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 2 (11.76%) VLAN
3 2 (11.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
3 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Lead Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Help Desk Manager
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Field Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) ICT Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.88%) SQL DBA
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
1 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
1 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 6 (35.29%) CSS
1 6 (35.29%) HTML
1 6 (35.29%) Web Services
1 6 (35.29%) XML
2 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (17.65%) jQuery
3 3 (17.65%) WCF
3 3 (17.65%) XSLT
4 2 (11.76%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (35.29%) Fintech
2 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
3 7 (41.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
1 6 (35.29%) Mentoring
1 6 (35.29%) OO
1 6 (35.29%) Release Management
1 6 (35.29%) SOA
2 4 (23.53%) MVC
3 3 (17.65%) Presales
4 2 (11.76%) Coaching
5 1 (5.88%) Analytical Thinking
5 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.88%) High Availability
5 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 4 (23.53%) PL/SQL
4 3 (17.65%) T-SQL
4 3 (17.65%) XPath
5 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (47.06%) MCITP
3 7 (41.18%) MCSA
4 6 (35.29%) MCP
4 6 (35.29%) MCPD
4 6 (35.29%) MCSE
5 3 (17.65%) CCNA
5 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (11.76%) CCA
6 2 (11.76%) CCAA
6 2 (11.76%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (11.76%) Degree
6 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
6 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
7 1 (5.88%) A+ Certification
7 1 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
1 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (35.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.76%) pfSense
3 2 (11.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 2 (11.76%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
1 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco
3 4 (23.53%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) 3PAR
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) CommVault
4 2 (11.76%) DataCore
4 2 (11.76%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Apple
5 1 (5.88%) Google