The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 94 96
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.70% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category - 3.49% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
MCTS
Scotland

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

Qualifications Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
324 258 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 26.17% 19.97% 21.37%
Number of salaries quoted 239 164 171
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £27,400 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £54,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

MCTS
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Glasgow