The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Cumbria region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - - 16
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria - - 7.58%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%
MCTS
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Cumbria
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
52 33 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria 71.23% 58.93% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 47 13 15
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £7,000 £34,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £42,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

MCTS
Salary Trend in Cumbria

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Cumbria