The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Dartford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 17 - 9
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 2.00% - 16.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% - 34.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 8
Average salary £24,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
MCTS
Kent

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

Qualifications Category
Dartford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
10 15 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dartford 20.00% 23.08% 46.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 22
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £38,250 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £40,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Dartford

MCTS
Salary Trend in Dartford

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Dartford

MCTS
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Dartford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Dartford 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%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Dartford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Dartford 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft