The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 60 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.21% - 1.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.95% - 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 6
Average salary £30,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCTS
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Suffolk
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
105 144 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 22.15% 32.80% 21.66%
Number of salaries quoted 84 123 102
Average salary £42,500 £42,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.59% +11.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

MCTS
Salary Trend in Suffolk

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Suffolk

MCTS
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSD
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Suffolk 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSD
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification