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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 24 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tamworth 4.59% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 21.74% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £22,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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
23 4 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tamworth 21.10% 18.18% 57.50%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 12
Average salary £22,750 £32,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,175 £39,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 29 Related IT Skills in Tamworth

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) MS Office
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) MCSE
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) CCNA
1 7 (100.00%) Wireless
1 7 (100.00%) MCITP
2 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Terminal Server
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
4 4 (57.14%) VMware
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
6 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
6 2 (28.57%) SLA
6 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
7 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
7 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Tamworth by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
1 7 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) Wireless
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (28.57%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
3 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) MCSE
1 7 (100.00%) CCNA
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
1 5 (71.43%) Terminal Server
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft