The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 33 36
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent - 1.42% 2.60%
As % of the Qualifications category - 4.76% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
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%
Qualifications Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
44 42 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 17.74% 29.79% 30.73%
Number of salaries quoted 40 35 50
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,300 £32,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,600 £42,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCTS
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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

MCTS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) MCP
1 5 (100.00%) MCAD
1 5 (100.00%) MCSD
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Tandem
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) NUnit
1 5 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
1 5 (100.00%) MonoRail
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 5 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 5 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
1 5 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) NUnit
1 5 (100.00%) Rhino Mocks
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 5 (100.00%) NHibernate
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
1 5 (100.00%) MonoRail
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Castle Windsor
1 5 (100.00%) Razor View Engine
1 5 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) MVC
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCP
1 5 (100.00%) MCAD
1 5 (100.00%) MCSD
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft