The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - - 68
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset - - 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
MCTS
South West

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

Qualifications Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
172 141 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 28.38% 28.43% 23.13%
Number of salaries quoted 144 123 116
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,853
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +14.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £49,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

MCTS
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Somerset

MCTS
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Somerset 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%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Somerset 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
1 1 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Support
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
Taunton, Somerset
TRP Research
Salary: £18k - 24k per year
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