The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 24 17
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans - 4.42% 11.76%
As % of the Qualifications category - 13.89% 41.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 18
Average salary - £47,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -26.92%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
MCTS
Hertfordshire

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

Qualifications Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
34 36 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 24.11% 31.86% 28.10%
Number of salaries quoted 34 24 39
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £41,125 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

MCTS
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

MCTS Salary Trend in St Albans