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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 51 56 68
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 2 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.50% 0.26% 1.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.02% 1.54% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 9
Average salary £25,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
MCTS
Leicestershire

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
99 65 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 24.94% 16.58% 32.45%
Number of salaries quoted 86 47 131
Average salary £42,250 £50,750 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.74% +30.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £26,650 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
1 2 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Help Desk Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Help Desk Support
1 2 (100.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) IT Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft