The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 41 -
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon - 3.24% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 10.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 0
Average salary - £23,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.25% -
MCTS
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
125 108 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 34.53% 31.76% 15.46%
Number of salaries quoted 88 97 43
Average salary £35,000 £24,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% -27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

MCTS
Salary Trend in Devon

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Devon

MCTS
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Devon 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 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Devon 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 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Technician
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support Technician
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Apple