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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 40 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 0.40% 0.84% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.61% 3.08% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
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
62 65 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 25.10% 27.31% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 48 50 58
Average salary £37,500 £43,875 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.52% +21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 14 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 Excel
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
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