The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 45 40
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - 1.79% 2.17%
As % of the Qualifications category - 9.62% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 4
Average salary - £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -1.94%
MCTS
Staffordshire

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

Qualifications Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
52 52 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 18.06% 18.57% 29.89%
Number of salaries quoted 47 46 51
Average salary £30,750 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,400 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £48,700
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

MCTS
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent