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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 59 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.24% 0.49% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.69% 2.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Median salary £32,000 £25,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+18.66% -6.25%
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
59 90 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 14.32% 22.22% 20.32%
Number of salaries quoted 57 77 69
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £24,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 18 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
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%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft