The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Ipswich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - - 62
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich - - 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -
MCTS
Suffolk

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

Qualifications Category
Ipswich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
65 119 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Ipswich 23.30% 35.95% 21.83%
Number of salaries quoted 45 108 68
Average salary £37,000 £42,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.90% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Ipswich

MCTS
Salary Trend in Ipswich

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Ipswich

MCTS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Ipswich

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing MCTS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCTS.

1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Ipswich by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Ipswich region citing MCTS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior IT Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware