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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 44 41
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - 0.38% 1.69%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.08% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
54 48 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 18.37% 18.25% 28.81%
Number of salaries quoted 47 43 49
Average salary £33,000 £34,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -10.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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