The first table below looks at the demand for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Sutton Coldfield 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 Sutton Coldfield region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 7 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sutton Coldfield 6.67% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £22,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Sutton Coldfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
7 21 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sutton Coldfield 46.67% 25.93% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 3
Average salary £52,500 £27,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+94.44% -1.81%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCTS
West Midlands

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Sutton Coldfield

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Sutton Coldfield

MCTS
Salary Trend in Sutton Coldfield

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Sutton Coldfield

MCTS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Sutton Coldfield

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Sutton Coldfield 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%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Terminal Server
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) SLA

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Sutton Coldfield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Sutton Coldfield 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 2003
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware