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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank - - 59
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear - - 2.32%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 9
Median salary - - £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+29.41% -15.00%

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
84 96 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 17.99% 21.10% 32.44%
Number of salaries quoted 79 83 147
Median salary £27,000 £27,500 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.81% -21.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of job ads across the Tyne and Wear region citing MCTS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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