The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 38 40
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne - 4.19% 3.56%
As % of the Qualifications category - 15.89% 12.07%
Number of salaries quoted 0 17 14
Average salary - £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
MCTS
Tyne and Wear

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

Qualifications Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
159 107 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 30.69% 26.35% 29.52%
Number of salaries quoted 134 99 102
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,350 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

MCTS
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

MCTS
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Degree

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Help Desk Team Lead
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) VMware