The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Stratford-upon-Avon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 16 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 3 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stratford-upon-Avon 5.88% 17.95% 20.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 23.08% 41.18% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 5
Average salary £22,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% +2.56%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
MCTS
Warwickshire

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

Qualifications Category
Stratford-upon-Avon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
13 17 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stratford-upon-Avon 25.49% 43.59% 45.83%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 11
Average salary £22,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% +2.56%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Stratford-upon-Avon

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Stratford-upon-Avon

MCTS
Salary Trend in Stratford-upon-Avon

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Stratford-upon-Avon

MCTS
Salary Histogram in Stratford-upon-Avon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCTS across the Stratford-upon-Avon region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

MCTS Salary Histogram in Stratford-upon-Avon

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stratford-upon-Avon

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stratford-upon-Avon 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Sophos
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Stratford-upon-Avon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Stratford-upon-Avon 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Operations Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) IT Operations Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Network Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Sophos
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco