The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Lincolnshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 21 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 5 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 3.68% 7.14% -
As % of the Qualifications category 17.86% 30.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 0
Average salary £20,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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 Lincolnshire region.

Qualifications Category
Lincolnshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
28 23 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lincolnshire 20.59% 23.47% 25.95%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 32
Average salary £20,000 £35,000 £33,504
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.85% +4.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £19,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,500 £37,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Lincolnshire

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Lincolnshire

MCTS
Salary Trend in Lincolnshire

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Lincolnshire

MCTS
Job Locations in Lincolnshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the Lincolnshire region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015. 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
Barton-upon-Humber - 4 £20,000 -
Grantham - 1 £17,000 -
MCTS
East Midlands

MCTS
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Lincolnshire 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
1 5 (100.00%) MCP
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MCITP
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Lincolnshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Lincolnshire 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Internet
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Support Technician
2 3 (60.00%) IT Support
3 2 (40.00%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCP
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MCITP
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft