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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 51 40
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 3 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norfolk - 0.79% 5.40%
As % of the Qualifications category - 5.88% 20.42%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 29
Average salary - £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
MCTS
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Norfolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
52 51 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Norfolk 18.77% 13.39% 26.44%
Number of salaries quoted 44 45 126
Average salary £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.63% +3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £45,000 £44,850
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Norfolk

MCTS
Salary Trend in Norfolk

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Norfolk

MCTS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Norfolk

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Norfolk 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%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Norfolk by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the Norfolk 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%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior IT Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware