The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 70 74 89
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +15
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 2 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.28% 0.14% 1.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.09% 0.72% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 11
Average salary £25,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
MCTS
East Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
183 138 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 25.81% 19.74% 31.02%
Number of salaries quoted 152 97 217
Average salary £42,000 £45,750 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.19% +20.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,425 £29,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

MCTS
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Leicestershire

MCTS
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +1 2 £25,000 -
MCTS
East Midlands

MCTS
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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