The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 65 41 30
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -11
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 5 13 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.85% 3.02% 7.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.76% 11.82% 24.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 38
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCTS
North East

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

Qualifications Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
181 110 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 30.73% 25.52% 31.77%
Number of salaries quoted 143 98 136
Average salary £40,750 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.11% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £30,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,350 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

MCTS
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

MCTS
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -22 5 £52,500 +50.00% 1
MCTS
North East

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 5 (100.00%) MCP
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) VBScript
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 4 (80.00%) MCSA
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) EMC
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) NetApp
2 4 (80.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (80.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Replication
2 4 (80.00%) TOGAF
2 4 (80.00%) MCITP
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) NAS
2 4 (80.00%) Lync
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) IIS

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (80.00%) Lync
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Ajax
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (80.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (20.00%) OO
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) VBScript
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCP
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (80.00%) MCITP
2 4 (80.00%) MCSE
2 4 (80.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) MCAD
3 1 (20.00%) MCSD
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) EMC
1 4 (80.00%) NetApp
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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