The table below looks at the statistics for MCT in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCT over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)
Rank 879 865 874
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Permanent jobs citing MCT 22 5 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.005% 0.022%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.069% 0.017% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 22 5 21
Average salary £26,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £29,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £53,600
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £35,000 £34,571
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +1.24%

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31691 29121 33451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.05% 27.16% 28.54%
Number of salaries quoted 24546 23606 28391
Average salary £44,000 £44,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.56% +4.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

MCT
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCT within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MCT
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCT within the UK.

MCT Salary Trend in the UK

MCT
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCT over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 within the UK.

MCT Salary Histogram in the UK

MCT
Top 18 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCT within the UK over the 3 months to 21 August 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
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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
England -9 20 £26,000 -30.66% 2
London -15 8 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 8 £40,000 -
East of England - 5 £23,500 -
South East -17 4 £26,000 -5.45% 1
Bedfordshire - 4 £23,500 -
Oxford - 3 £26,000 - 1
Lincoln - 3 £25,000 -
Lincolnshire - 3 £25,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £26,000 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £25,000 -
North Wales - 1 £25,000 -
Wales - 1 £25,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £24,000 -
Watford - 1 £22,000 -
Wrexham - 1 £25,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £24,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £22,000 -

MCT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing MCT 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 MCT.

1 48 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 36 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 27 (56.25%) MS Excel
4 23 (47.92%) SharePoint
5 21 (43.75%) MCP
6 20 (41.67%) MCSE
7 18 (37.50%) MS Exchange
7 18 (37.50%) Lync
8 17 (35.42%) Active Directory
9 16 (33.33%) CRM
9 16 (33.33%) DNS
9 16 (33.33%) Hyper-V
10 15 (31.25%) SQL
10 15 (31.25%) MS Office
10 15 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
11 14 (29.17%) Windows
12 13 (27.08%) .NET
12 13 (27.08%) SCOM
12 13 (27.08%) Exchange Server 2010
13 12 (25.00%) Migration
13 12 (25.00%) MCTS
13 12 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
13 12 (25.00%) High Availability
14 10 (20.83%) Windows 7
15 9 (18.75%) ECDL
15 9 (18.75%) MOS
15 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
16 8 (16.67%) Email Migration
17 7 (14.58%) CIPD
17 7 (14.58%) Degree

MCT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing MCT 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 MCT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 23 (47.92%) SharePoint
2 18 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 18 (37.50%) Lync
3 15 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (27.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (8.33%) IIS
7 2 (4.17%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 27 (56.25%) MS Excel
2 15 (31.25%) MS Office
3 5 (10.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (8.33%) MS Project
4 4 (8.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (2.08%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 12 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.17%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 16 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (2.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (8.33%) MS Access
1 4 (8.33%) EDRMS
2 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.08%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Dreamweaver
1 4 (8.33%) FrontPage
2 2 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 20 (41.67%) Trainer
2 14 (29.17%) IT Trainer
3 12 (25.00%) Administrator
3 12 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (25.00%) Exchange Administrator
4 9 (18.75%) Architect
5 8 (16.67%) Systems Architect
6 7 (14.58%) Consultant
7 6 (12.50%) Technical Trainer
8 4 (8.33%) IT Support Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) Support Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) Support Specialist
8 4 (8.33%) Analyst
8 4 (8.33%) IT Consultant
8 4 (8.33%) ICT Trainer
8 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Consultant
8 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Trainer
8 4 (8.33%) IT Support
9 3 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
10 2 (4.17%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (27.08%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) Clustering
3 1 (2.08%) Video Editing
3 1 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) Windows
2 10 (20.83%) Windows 7
3 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.42%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.08%) Linux
6 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) CRM
2 12 (25.00%) Migration
2 12 (25.00%) High Availability
3 8 (16.67%) Email Migration
4 4 (8.33%) Analytics
4 4 (8.33%) Data Management
4 4 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 4 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.17%) MVC
5 2 (4.17%) Project Management
5 2 (4.17%) ITIL
5 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 15 (31.25%) SQL
2 6 (12.50%) C#
3 4 (8.33%) VBA
4 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.17%) Java
6 1 (2.08%) Perl
6 1 (2.08%) C++
6 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (43.75%) MCP
3 20 (41.67%) MCSE
4 12 (25.00%) MCTS
5 9 (18.75%) MOS
5 9 (18.75%) ECDL
6 7 (14.58%) CIPD
6 7 (14.58%) Degree
7 5 (10.42%) HND
8 4 (8.33%) CCNA
8 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (4.17%) CITP
10 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
10 1 (2.08%) A+ Certification
10 1 (2.08%) ISEB
10 1 (2.08%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (2.08%) Network+ Certification
10 1 (2.08%) Server+ Certification
10 1 (2.08%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 17 (35.42%) Active Directory
2 16 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (27.08%) SCOM
2 1 (2.08%) MOM
2 1 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.42%) Adobe
3 1 (2.08%) VMware
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