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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 74 73 69
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.13% 0.13% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.48% 0.68% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Median salary £32,000 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.57% +11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -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
208 146 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 27.08% 19.68% 21.60%
Number of salaries quoted 173 129 119
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £54,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

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 18 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft