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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)
Rank 870 885 890
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +5
Permanent jobs citing MCT 20 48 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.040% 0.012%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.066% 0.15% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 20 36 13
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,800 £28,316 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £40,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £26,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+86.91% -33.12%

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
30383 32724 31424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.46% 27.25% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 23753 26140 25296
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 24 April 2015 within the UK.

MCT Salary Histogram in the UK

MCT
Top 15 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 24 April 2015. 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 -15 20 £40,000 +14.28% 3
East of England - 10 £55,000 -
Cambridge - 10 £55,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 10 £55,000 -
Surrey - 5 £40,000 -
Camberley - 5 £40,000 -
South East - 5 £40,000 -
London -7 4 £35,000 - 2
Gatwick - 2 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £40,000 -
City of London +30 1 £65,000 +85.71% 2
Birmingham -12 1 £23,000 -28.12%
West Midlands -27 1 £23,000 -28.12%
Kidderminster - 1 £23,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £23,000 -

MCT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 29 (87.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
3 15 (45.45%) MCITP
4 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
4 13 (39.39%) SQL
4 13 (39.39%) Windows
5 12 (36.36%) Degree
6 10 (30.30%) MCTS
6 10 (30.30%) Replication
7 7 (21.21%) Contact Management
7 7 (21.21%) Back Office
7 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
7 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
7 7 (21.21%) Billing
7 7 (21.21%) Smartphone
7 7 (21.21%) Mobile App
7 7 (21.21%) User Experience
8 5 (15.15%) MCSE
9 4 (12.12%) MS Office
9 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
9 4 (12.12%) VMware
9 4 (12.12%) Clustering
9 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (9.09%) MOS
10 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (9.09%) Database Mirroring
10 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning

MCT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 3 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.03%) Lync
3 1 (3.03%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (3.03%) Documentum
3 1 (3.03%) FileNet
3 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.12%) MS Office
2 4 (12.12%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.03%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (3.03%) MS Project
3 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.03%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 3 (9.09%) Firewall
2 2 (6.06%) Network Security
3 1 (3.03%) WebEx
3 1 (3.03%) VLAN
3 1 (3.03%) LAN
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) DHCP
3 1 (3.03%) VPN
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) SAN
3 1 (3.03%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.03%) MS Access
2 1 (3.03%) DTS
2 1 (3.03%) EDRMS
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (3.03%) FrontPage
General
1 7 (21.21%) Back Office
1 7 (21.21%) Billing
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
3 1 (3.03%) Advertising
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Trainer
2 13 (39.39%) DBA
2 13 (39.39%) SQL DBA
3 8 (24.24%) IT Trainer
4 2 (6.06%) Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Trainer
4 2 (6.06%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (6.06%) Developer
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Administrator
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Server Administrator
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (3.03%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 1 (3.03%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Replication
2 7 (21.21%) Smartphone
2 7 (21.21%) Mobile App
2 7 (21.21%) User Experience
3 4 (12.12%) Clustering
4 3 (9.09%) E-Learning
5 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.03%) Learning Management System
6 1 (3.03%) Private Cloud
6 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
2 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Contact Management
1 7 (21.21%) Business Analysis
2 3 (9.09%) High Availability
2 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (9.09%) Database Mirroring
3 2 (6.06%) Information Management
3 2 (6.06%) CRM
4 1 (3.03%) ERP
4 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.03%) Project Management
4 1 (3.03%) Document Management
4 1 (3.03%) Migration
4 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL
4 1 (3.03%) Coaching
4 1 (3.03%) Web Development
4 1 (3.03%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (87.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (45.45%) MCITP
3 12 (36.36%) Degree
4 10 (30.30%) MCTS
5 5 (15.15%) MCSE
6 3 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (9.09%) MOS
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (6.06%) MCSA
7 2 (6.06%) CCNA
8 1 (3.03%) CCA
8 1 (3.03%) A+ Certification
8 1 (3.03%) ECDL
8 1 (3.03%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (3.03%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
1 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.03%) vSphere
3 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) SCCM
1 2 (6.06%) SCOM
2 1 (3.03%) MOM
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) VMware
3 3 (9.09%) Citrix
3 3 (9.09%) NetApp
4 2 (6.06%) Adobe
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) AppSense