The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 37 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.52% - 0.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.94% - 3.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £36,500 - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.94% -10.00%
MCTS
Cheshire

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

Qualifications Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
34 24 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 17.62% 13.71% 23.37%
Number of salaries quoted 32 17 35
Median salary £32,500 £47,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.85% +19.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

MCTS
Salary Trend in Chester

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Chester

MCTS
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, 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 Chester region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WatchGuard
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCA
1 1 (100.00%) CCIE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) WatchGuard