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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 68 84 96
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +12
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.15% 0.14% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.63% 0.66% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 6
Median salary £22,000 £21,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% -44.15%
UK excluding London median salary £33,500 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.94% -10.00%
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
158 152 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 23.69% 20.91% 24.36%
Number of salaries quoted 117 111 218
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicestershire region citing MCTS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
1 2 (66.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Help Desk Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Help Desk Support
1 2 (66.67%) Help Desk Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) IT Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft