The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Tamworth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 13 8
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tamworth - 5.00% 17.65%
As % of the Qualifications category - 14.29% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £18,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.50%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% -
MCTS
Staffordshire

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

Qualifications Category
Tamworth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
35 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tamworth 32.11% 35.00% 35.29%
Number of salaries quoted 34 10 6
Average salary £26,250 £18,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.89% -7.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Tamworth

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Tamworth

MCTS
Salary Trend in Tamworth

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Tamworth

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tamworth

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Tamworth 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%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless Security
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Presales
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Tamworth by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Tamworth 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless Security
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) CRM Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Field Service Technician
1 1 (33.33%) IT Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Fat Client
1 1 (33.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Presales
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Apple