The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Northern Ireland region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - - 33
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 0 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - 3.95%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £15,390
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Qualifications Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
90 51 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 45.69% 27.57% 31.14%
Number of salaries quoted 52 32 45
Average salary £26,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £32,000 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £46,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCTS
UK

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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