The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 176 179 164
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.031% 0.057% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.20% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 13
Median salary £32,000 £25,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.00% -20.63%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
MCTS
England

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

Qualifications Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
775 985 1033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 24.24% 28.11% 28.36%
Number of salaries quoted 583 724 876
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £59,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the East Midlands region citing MCTS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

MCTS
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

MCTS Salary Trend in the East Midlands

MCTS
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire -5 1 £32,000 +28.00%
MCTS
England

MCTS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing MCTS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) MCSA
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) MCP
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 3 (75.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (75.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) MCSA
1 4 (100.00%) MCSE
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) MCP
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
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