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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 187 200
Rank change year-on-year +37 +13  
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 13 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.48% 0.30% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.52% 0.90% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 12
Median salary - £36,300 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -27.40%  
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 Surrey.

Academic & Professional Certification
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 856 1218 1378
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 31.67% 32.76% 30.12%
Number of salaries quoted 706 996 1201
Median salary £46,000 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.15% +7.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Woking +23 13 - -
MCTS
South East

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 Surrey region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 19 (100.00%) MCITP
2 18 (94.74%) SQL Server
3 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
4 16 (84.21%) Windows
4 16 (84.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (84.21%) Windows Server
5 10 (52.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (52.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (52.63%) Degree
5 10 (52.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (52.63%) VMware
5 10 (52.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (52.63%) SQL
6 9 (47.37%) MCSA
6 9 (47.37%) Cisco
6 9 (47.37%) HP
6 9 (47.37%) Citrix
6 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (47.37%) High Availability
6 9 (47.37%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (42.11%) SCDPM
7 8 (42.11%) CCAA
7 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 8 (42.11%) NAS
7 8 (42.11%) XenApp
7 8 (42.11%) 3PAR
7 8 (42.11%) DataCore

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 8 (42.11%) MS Exchange
1 8 (42.11%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) LAN
1 8 (42.11%) NAS
1 8 (42.11%) SAN
1 8 (42.11%) WAN
2 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (94.74%) SQL Server
2 10 (52.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (52.63%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (52.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (47.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (42.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (42.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) DBA
1 10 (52.63%) SQL DBA
2 8 (42.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 7 (36.84%) Citrix Support
3 7 (36.84%) Wintel Support
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) IT Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Presales Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server DBA
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Clustering
1 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) Windows
1 16 (84.21%) Windows Server
1 16 (84.21%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (47.37%) High Availability
2 9 (47.37%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (42.11%) ITIL
4 2 (10.53%) ETL
4 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) Presales
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (100.00%) MCITP
1 19 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (52.63%) Degree
3 9 (47.37%) MCSA
4 8 (42.11%) CCA
4 8 (42.11%) CCAA
4 8 (42.11%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (15.79%) MCP
6 2 (10.53%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (10.53%) MCDBA
7 1 (5.26%) CCDA
7 1 (5.26%) CCNA
7 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (5.26%) MCSE
7 1 (5.26%) VTSP
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Active Directory
1 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (42.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 8 (42.11%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Microsoft
2 10 (52.63%) VMware
3 9 (47.37%) Cisco
3 9 (47.37%) Citrix
3 9 (47.37%) HP
4 8 (42.11%) 3PAR
4 8 (42.11%) CommVault
4 8 (42.11%) DataCore
5 1 (5.26%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.26%) Clearswift
5 1 (5.26%) EMC
5 1 (5.26%) NetApp
Reigate, Surrey
Class Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18,000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago