The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 80 46
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 1 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - 0.12% 4.57%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.39% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 24
Average salary - £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
MCTS
East Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
201 258 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 27.02% 30.18% 37.48%
Number of salaries quoted 178 239 181
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 £23,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

MCTS
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) MCSE
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 8 (100.00%) MCITP
2 6 (75.00%) Legal
2 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (75.00%) VPN
2 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 6 (75.00%) SLA
2 6 (75.00%) MCSA
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) MCP
2 6 (75.00%) HND
3 3 (37.50%) LAN
3 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
3 3 (37.50%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (37.50%) Coaching
4 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
4 2 (25.00%) vSphere
4 2 (25.00%) CCEE
4 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 2 (25.00%) XenMobile
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) XenApp
4 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (75.00%) VPN
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Crystal Reports
General
1 6 (75.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Service Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (37.50%) Service Desk Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Team Leader
1 3 (37.50%) Service Desk Team Leader
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Application Packaging
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Service Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) MCSE
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) MCITP
2 6 (75.00%) MCP
2 6 (75.00%) HND
2 6 (75.00%) MCSA
3 2 (25.00%) CCA
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (25.00%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (25.00%) XenApp
1 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (25.00%) AppSense
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