The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Gateshead region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - - 4
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gateshead - - 18.18%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 40.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 8
Average salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
MCTS
Tyne and Wear

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

Qualifications Category
Gateshead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
21 4 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gateshead 61.76% 33.33% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 15
Average salary £36,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £26,525 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Gateshead

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Gateshead

MCTS
Salary Trend in Gateshead

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Gateshead