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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 93 96 88
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.092% 0.32% 0.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.42% 1.33% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 5
Median salary - £33,826 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -43.62%
UK excluding London median salary £34,250 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.73% -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
237 301 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.70% 24.16% 23.05%
Number of salaries quoted 179 240 210
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £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

MCTS
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Essex region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification