The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 49 42 41
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.34% 1.58% 3.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.18% 4.12% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 10
Average salary £22,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -
MCTS
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
85 97 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 28.52% 38.34% 42.23%
Number of salaries quoted 58 28 55
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £25,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

MCTS
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Solihull

MCTS
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) MCITP
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
4 1 (16.67%) MCP
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) DBA
1 5 (83.33%) Administrator
1 5 (83.33%) SQL DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (100.00%) MCITP
2 1 (16.67%) MCP
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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