The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 48 67
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool - 1.93% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category - 7.08% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 1
Average salary - £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
MCTS
Merseyside

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

Qualifications Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
84 113 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 19.91% 27.29% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 50 95 75
Average salary £36,000 £50,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +29.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £57,997 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

MCTS
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Liverpool

MCTS
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) MCPD
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCPD
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft