The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 37 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 0.55% - 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.43% - 5.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Average salary £22,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
MCTS
London

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

Qualifications Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
70 95 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 38.46% 37.40% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 57 84 54
Average salary £29,500 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,250 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the Croydon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

MCTS
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Croydon

MCTS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon 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%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy