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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - - 25
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton - - 8.50%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 27.66%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 13
Median salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
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
13 17 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 8.50% 13.71% 30.72%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 46
Median salary £42,750 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+42.50% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,100 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £38,100
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of job ads across the Bolton region citing MCTS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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