The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 61 - 59
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.01% - 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.88% - 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Median salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+32.35% -15.00%

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

Qualifications Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
82 104 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 20.60% 28.34% 18.11%
Number of salaries quoted 79 83 50
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,600 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicester region citing MCTS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

MCTS
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Leicester

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 Leicester region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Change Management
2 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (80.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (80.00%) ERP
2 4 (80.00%) ETL
2 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) VB
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (80.00%) Tableau
2 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (80.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Clustering

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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:

Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Business Systems Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) SSIS Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Change Management
1 4 (80.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) ERP
1 4 (80.00%) ETL
1 4 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
1 4 (80.00%) SDLC
1 4 (80.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) Tableau