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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 40 18
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham - 0.54% 7.41%
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.57% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £24,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £33,913 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+19.42% -19.25%
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
30 28 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 23.62% 15.14% 29.63%
Number of salaries quoted 28 25 14
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +58.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,200 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £33,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

The demand trend of job ads across the Durham region citing MCTS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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