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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 76 66 54
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.13% 0.60% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.54% 2.76% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 5
Average salary £37,500 £44,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.20% -5.78%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
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
184 145 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 24.05% 21.80% 24.58%
Number of salaries quoted 146 123 110
Average salary £40,250 £39,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.89% -16.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 12 February 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) MCSD
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Engineering

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) LINQ
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Concurrent Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Extreme Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSD
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft