The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 101 97
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - 0.32% 0.89%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.33% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 7
Median salary - £33,826 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -32.34%
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.35% -15.00%
MCTS
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
219 301 312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.64% 23.74% 23.11%
Number of salaries quoted 160 230 228
Median salary £50,000 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.35% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

MCTS
Salary Trend in Essex

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Essex