The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)
Rank 893 866 872
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +6
Permanent jobs citing MCT 11 9 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.008% 0.016%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.035% 0.030% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 19
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,300 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,300 £41,924
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £37,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31535 29694 33047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.12% 27.27% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 24720 23936 28341
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 23 July 2014 within the UK.

MCT Salary Histogram in the UK

MCT
Top 13 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 23 July 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
England -34 11 £36,000 -4.00% 4
London -25 5 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 5 £40,000 -
Lincoln - 3 £25,000 -
Lincolnshire - 3 £25,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £25,000 -
East of England -16 2 £22,750 -60.43% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 1 £36,000 -
North East -2 1 £36,000 -
Tyne and Wear -2 1 £36,000 -
Watford - 1 £22,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £23,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £22,000 -

MCT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 59 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 43 (72.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 33 (55.93%) MS Excel
4 27 (45.76%) SharePoint
5 26 (44.07%) Lync
6 24 (40.68%) .NET
7 23 (38.98%) MS Exchange
8 19 (32.20%) SQL
9 17 (28.81%) MCSE
9 17 (28.81%) MCP
9 17 (28.81%) Hyper-V
9 17 (28.81%) Exchange Server 2013
10 16 (27.12%) Exchange Server 2010
10 16 (27.12%) CRM
11 14 (23.73%) Active Directory
11 14 (23.73%) SCOM
12 13 (22.03%) MCTS
13 12 (20.34%) DNS
13 12 (20.34%) Windows
13 12 (20.34%) Dynamics CRM
13 12 (20.34%) High Availability
14 11 (18.64%) MOS
14 11 (18.64%) C#
15 9 (15.25%) Migration
16 8 (13.56%) MS Office
16 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET
17 7 (11.86%) Software Testing
17 7 (11.86%) MS PowerPoint
17 7 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2003
17 7 (11.86%) Windows 7

MCT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 27 (45.76%) SharePoint
2 26 (44.07%) Lync
3 23 (38.98%) MS Exchange
4 17 (28.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (27.12%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (5.08%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 33 (55.93%) MS Excel
2 8 (13.56%) MS Office
3 7 (11.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (6.78%) MS Project
4 4 (6.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (20.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.34%) DNS
2 2 (3.39%) HTTP
2 2 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.69%) MPLS
3 1 (1.69%) Firewall
3 1 (1.69%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (6.78%) MS Access
1 4 (6.78%) EDRMS
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.39%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Dreamweaver
1 4 (6.78%) FrontPage
2 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (3.39%) Publishing
2 1 (1.69%) Dutch Language
2 1 (1.69%) French Language
Job Titles
1 28 (47.46%) Trainer
2 21 (35.59%) IT Trainer
3 13 (22.03%) Administrator
3 13 (22.03%) Systems Administrator
4 12 (20.34%) Exchange Administrator
5 11 (18.64%) Consultant
6 10 (16.95%) Technical Trainer
7 6 (10.17%) Architect
7 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Trainer
8 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Consultant
8 5 (8.47%) Systems Architect
9 4 (6.78%) Instructor
9 4 (6.78%) Junior C# Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Graduate Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Graduate C# Developer
9 4 (6.78%) Graduate
9 4 (6.78%) Junior
9 4 (6.78%) Developer
9 4 (6.78%) IT Consultant
9 4 (6.78%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.68%) .NET
2 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET
3 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (3.39%) COM
5 1 (1.69%) WCF
5 1 (1.69%) WPF
5 1 (1.69%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.39%) Video Editing
2 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.69%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.34%) Windows
2 7 (11.86%) Windows 7
3 3 (5.08%) Windows 8
3 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.39%) UNIX
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) CRM
2 12 (20.34%) High Availability
3 9 (15.25%) Migration
4 7 (11.86%) Software Testing
5 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2
5 5 (8.47%) Project Management
5 5 (8.47%) Email Migration
6 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
6 4 (6.78%) MVC
7 3 (5.08%) ITIL
8 2 (3.39%) Time Management
9 1 (1.69%) OO
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.20%) SQL
2 11 (18.64%) C#
3 7 (11.86%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.78%) C++
4 4 (6.78%) VBA
5 3 (5.08%) Java
6 2 (3.39%) Perl
6 2 (3.39%) Python
6 2 (3.39%) C
7 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (72.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (28.81%) MCP
2 17 (28.81%) MCSE
3 13 (22.03%) MCTS
4 11 (18.64%) MOS
5 6 (10.17%) CIPD
6 5 (8.47%) ECDL
7 4 (6.78%) Degree
8 3 (5.08%) CITP
8 3 (5.08%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (5.08%) A+ Certification
9 2 (3.39%) CCNA
9 2 (3.39%) ISEB
9 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (3.39%) ISTQB
10 1 (1.69%) MCPD
10 1 (1.69%) Server+ Certification
10 1 (1.69%) Linux+ Certification
10 1 (1.69%) Security+ Certification
10 1 (1.69%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) QA
System Software
1 17 (28.81%) Hyper-V
2 14 (23.73%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.39%) VMware ESX
3 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (23.73%) SCOM
2 6 (10.17%) SCCM
3 2 (3.39%) MOM
Vendors
1 59 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.78%) Adobe
3 2 (3.39%) VMware
3 2 (3.39%) Cisco
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle
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