The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 27 22
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford - 4.17% 3.28%
As % of the Qualifications category - 21.21% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 4
Average salary - £34,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.85%
UK excluding London average salary £33,913 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-19.25% +5.00%
MCTS
Cheshire

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

Qualifications Category
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
38 33 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 26.57% 19.64% 27.87%
Number of salaries quoted 35 27 32
Average salary £34,250 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £34,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £100,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

MCTS
Salary Trend in Knutsford

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Knutsford

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 9 (100.00%) ITIL
1 9 (100.00%) MCP
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) MCSE
1 9 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (100.00%) ADSL
1 9 (100.00%) DHCP
1 9 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (100.00%) VPN
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) IBM
1 9 (100.00%) CCNA
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) HP
1 9 (100.00%) Dell
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (100.00%) Juniper
1 9 (100.00%) SAN
1 9 (100.00%) Change Management
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) VDSL
1 9 (100.00%) JNCIA
1 9 (100.00%) MCITP
1 9 (100.00%) VLAN
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (100.00%) Hyper-V

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 9 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 9 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) ADSL
1 9 (100.00%) DHCP
1 9 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 9 (100.00%) VPN
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
1 9 (100.00%) SAN
1 9 (100.00%) VDSL
1 9 (100.00%) VLAN
1 9 (100.00%) NAS
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 9 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) ITIL
1 9 (100.00%) Change Management
1 9 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 9 (100.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) MCP
1 9 (100.00%) MCSE
1 9 (100.00%) CCNA
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (100.00%) JNCIA
1 9 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) IBM
1 9 (100.00%) HP
1 9 (100.00%) Dell
1 9 (100.00%) Juniper
1 9 (100.00%) VMware