The first table below looks at the demand for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 31 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 South Wales region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 84 73
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - 0.27% 0.84%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.03% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 7
Average salary - £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Qualifications Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
361 292 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 31.58% 25.89% 27.56%
Number of salaries quoted 308 258 208
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCTS
Wales

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

MCTS
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

MCTS Salary Trend in South Wales