The first table below looks at the demand for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Macclesfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Macclesfield region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 32 41 32
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 0.93% 1.61% 2.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.56% 5.45% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 3
Average salary - £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Macclesfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
18 55 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Macclesfield 16.67% 29.57% 8.39%
Number of salaries quoted 10 49 12
Average salary £28,500 £37,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCTS
Cheshire

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Macclesfield

MCTS
Salary Trend in Macclesfield

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Macclesfield

MCTS
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Macclesfield

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Macclesfield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Macclesfield 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification