The first table below looks at the demand for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 25 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 Preston region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 22 15
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston - 6.06% 10.58%
As % of the Qualifications category - 25.81% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 11
Average salary - £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Qualifications Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
20 31 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 15.04% 23.48% 31.73%
Number of salaries quoted 17 29 27
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCTS
Lancashire

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

MCTS
Salary Trend in Preston

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Preston