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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 19 4 10
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tamworth 2.13% 36.36% 13.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.00% 66.67% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 3
Average salary £18,500 £20,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.75% -36.92%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
10 18 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tamworth 21.28% 54.55% 39.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10 17 9
Average salary £32,500 £21,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.76% -35.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £19,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,350 £32,500 £22,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 19 Related IT Skills in Tamworth

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Tamworth by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) VMware