The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Durham region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 15 28
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham - 1.82% 2.70%
As % of the Qualifications category - 7.69% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £50,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +72.41%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
47 13 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 33.33% 23.64% 35.68%
Number of salaries quoted 38 11 58
Average salary £45,000 £21,750 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+106.89% -39.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCTS
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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