The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 191 179 159
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -20
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 5 11 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.13% 0.28% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.60% 1.15% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 29
Median salary £22,500 £42,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-47.05% +23.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £34,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £43,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.50%
MCTS
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
832 956 963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 21.99% 24.53% 23.99%
Number of salaries quoted 702 734 755
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing MCTS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

MCTS
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Manchester

MCTS
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCTS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

MCTS Salary Histogram in Manchester

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Manchester region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (87.50%) MCSA
2 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (87.50%) CCNA
3 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (75.00%) MCSE
3 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (75.00%) MCITP
4 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (62.50%) MS Office
4 5 (62.50%) ITIL
4 5 (62.50%) MCP
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) Retail
5 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
5 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (25.00%) HP
6 2 (25.00%) Dell
6 2 (25.00%) Clustering
6 2 (25.00%) CCNP

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Mimecast
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) BIG-IP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (62.50%) Retail
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 5 (62.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (62.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Support Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (12.50%) IT Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) Senior IT Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) CCNA
2 7 (87.50%) MCSA
3 6 (75.00%) MCITP
3 6 (75.00%) MCSE
4 5 (62.50%) MCP
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (25.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Dell
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (12.50%) F5
4 1 (12.50%) Meraki
Greater Manchester
Compu team
Salary: £15,000 - £19,000 pa depending on skills and experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £18,000 to £26,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 27 days ago