The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 72 65 63
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 2 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.28% 1.05% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.16% 4.42% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 3
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -21.05%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
MCTS
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
172 181 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 24.50% 23.69% 30.92%
Number of salaries quoted 140 153 143
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

MCTS
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Coventry

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 30 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 Coventry region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Ajax
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) WCF
2 3 (75.00%) LINQ
2 3 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (75.00%) User Stories
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 3 (75.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) Extreme Programming
2 3 (75.00%) WinForms
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (75.00%) CSS
2 3 (75.00%) MCSD

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (75.00%) Ajax
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) Entity Framework
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) LINQ
1 3 (75.00%) WCF
1 3 (75.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Concurrent Programming
2 3 (75.00%) Extreme Programming
2 3 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (75.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Performance Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) User Stories
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCSD
3 1 (25.00%) MCITP
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft