The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank - 72 -
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff - 0.31% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £22,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%

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

Qualifications Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
134 172 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 23.47% 26.30% 25.12%
Number of salaries quoted 123 142 139
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

MCTS
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Cardiff

MCTS
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
1 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 1 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Junior
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft