The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - - 39
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - 0.58%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £35,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+16.19% -11.25%
MCTS
UK

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

Qualifications Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
62 17 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 39.49% 26.15% 52.60%
Number of salaries quoted 47 14 27
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £36,800 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

MCTS
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Northern Ireland