The first table below looks at the demand for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 25 July 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 Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 90 74
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh - 0.49% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.83% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 9
Average salary - £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
380 328 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.44% 27.04% 34.33%
Number of salaries quoted 242 164 288
Average salary £42,000 £39,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCTS
Scotland

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

MCTS
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Edinburgh