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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - - 23
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham - - 5.38%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,826 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.43% -
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
41 23 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 20.40% 28.05% 26.88%
Number of salaries quoted 38 19 21
Average salary £50,000 £31,750 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.48% +41.11%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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