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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 60 68
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk - 0.48% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.94% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £33,826 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.43% -
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
143 103 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Suffolk 26.14% 24.70% 22.91%
Number of salaries quoted 134 80 122
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +7.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,550 £32,900 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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