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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 38 19
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 4 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - 1.90% 11.89%
As % of the Qualifications category - 9.52% 29.31%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 17
Average salary - £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
15 42 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 8.15% 19.91% 40.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15 39 56
Average salary £22,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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