The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
North West / Cheshire
Rank - 87 122
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.84% 0.39%
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.42% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 7
Median salary - £22,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.38%
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 Cheshire region.

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
240 322 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.65% 24.69% 24.57%
Number of salaries quoted 150 276 370
Median salary £38,500 £35,656 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.97% -10.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

MCTS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Cheshire

MCTS
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 4 (100.00%) MCITP
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) MCDBA
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Retail

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) DBA
1 3 (75.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) ICT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) ICT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) ICT Support
2 1 (25.00%) ICT Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) ICT Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) ICT Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) ICT Technician
2 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) IT Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCITP
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) MCDBA
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
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