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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 85 55
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 2 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 0.23% 3.75%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.98% 13.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 26
Average salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-17.57% +3.12%
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
188 205 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 28.36% 23.59% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 125 180 169
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 8
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco