The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 76 59
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - 1.06% 1.56%
As % of the Qualifications category - 4.00% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 10
Average salary - £32,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -31.57%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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 Dorset region.

Qualifications Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
165 200 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 27.50% 26.56% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 119 158 169
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,300 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

MCTS
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Dorset
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago