The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire with a requirement for MCTS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 75 - 93
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.12% - 0.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% - 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Median salary £41,500 - £22,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Wiltshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 276 376 350
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 34.41% 34.65% 31.19%
Number of salaries quoted 242 329 235
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -2.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

MCTS
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Salary trend for MCTS in Wiltshire

MCTS
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Chippenham - 1 £41,500 -
MCTS
South West

MCTS
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCDBA
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) SQL DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCDBA
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft