The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Staines region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 31 45 42
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staines 0.69% 0.41% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.94% 1.28% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £22,500 £32,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% -38.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
MCTS
Surrey

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

Qualifications Category
Staines
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
34 78 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staines 23.61% 31.84% 45.05%
Number of salaries quoted 26 49 79
Average salary £42,000 £55,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.63% +18.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,675 £35,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £57,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

MCTS
Salary Trend in Staines

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Staines

MCTS
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Staines 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%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Staines 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft