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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 79 67 51
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -16
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 2 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.26% 0.96% 3.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.20% 3.05% 11.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 20
Average salary £34,250 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,050 £25,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,913 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-19.25% +5.00%
MCTS
England

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
166 262 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 21.67% 31.53% 26.34%
Number of salaries quoted 141 179 147
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,167 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

MCTS
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCTS across the North East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

MCTS Salary Histogram in the North East

MCTS
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -6 1 £44,000 +76.00%
Durham -20 1 £24,500 - 1
MCTS
England

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (33.33%) High Availability
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Big Data
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) MCAD
3 1 (33.33%) MCSD
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Linux

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (33.33%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) DBA
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
1 1 (33.33%) SQL DBA
1 1 (33.33%) Server Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) B2B
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) High Availability
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) MCAD
3 1 (33.33%) MCSD
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
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