The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 53 -
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton - 1.47% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 5.65% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 0
Average salary - £47,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £33,826 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.43% -
MCTS
Bedfordshire

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

Qualifications Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
99 124 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 25.32% 26.05% 22.71%
Number of salaries quoted 81 109 64
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

MCTS
Salary Trend in Luton

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Luton

MCTS
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Android
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft