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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 44 36
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull - 0.66% 2.82%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.34% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 7
Average salary - £46,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +32.14%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
76 149 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 27.64% 49.01% 25.40%
Number of salaries quoted 45 108 40
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,559 £27,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 11 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# Web Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft