The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham - - -
As % of the Qualifications category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
MCTS
North East

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

Qualifications Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
27 45 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 25.00% 40.18% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 14 36 23
Average salary £31,729 £42,500 £43,437
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.34% -2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £50,000 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

MCTS
Salary Trend in Durham

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Durham

MCTS
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Durham 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%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Durham 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft