The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
England / North East
Rank - - 67
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - - 1.77%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 5.46%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Median salary - - £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £34,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+30.88% -16.04%

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

Qualifications Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
137 142 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 21.75% 22.94% 32.43%
Number of salaries quoted 116 109 193
Median salary £29,000 £28,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.75% -22.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,550 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

MCTS
Salary Trend in the North East

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

MCTS Salary Trend in the North East