The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 27 33
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton - 7.69% 3.59%
As % of the Qualifications category - 23.08% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 6
Average salary - £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,826 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.43% -
MCTS
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Qualifications Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
17 52 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 14.29% 33.33% 32.93%
Number of salaries quoted 14 51 54
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

MCTS
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Bolton