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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 65 59 65
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 8 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.05% 0.51% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.37% 1.67% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 4
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +8.57%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-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
183 180 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 24.05% 30.77% 29.32%
Number of salaries quoted 153 136 165
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,250 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing MCTS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCTS.

1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) MCITP
3 9 (81.82%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Degree
5 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (9.09%) WCF
5 1 (9.09%) LINQ
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (9.09%) MCSD
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Windows
5 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) OpenEdge
5 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry region citing MCTS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) DBA
1 10 (90.91%) SQL DBA
2 9 (81.82%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Junior DBA
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
1 1 (9.09%) WCF
1 1 (9.09%) LINQ
1 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) MCITP
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (9.09%) MCSD
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
Coventry
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £27000 - £37000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago