Period
to 20 November 2017

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

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 121 139
Rank change year-on-year +10 +18 +17
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 7 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.45% 0.12% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.27% 0.32% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 4
Wiltshire median annual salary £25,000 £40,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.27% +24.62% +51.16%
South West median annual salary £25,000 £22,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -33.82% +8.80%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wiltshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 553 630 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 35.56% 37.26% 32.78%
Number of salaries quoted 470 541 622
Wiltshire median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% -10.26% -2.50%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,760 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

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 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
Salisbury - 7 £25,000 -
MCTS
South West

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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) MCP
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) MCDST
1 7 (100.00%) MCITP
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 7 (100.00%) Driving Licence

MCTS
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 7 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 7 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) MCDST
1 7 (100.00%) MCITP
1 7 (100.00%) MCP
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft