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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)
Rank 881 866 873
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Permanent jobs citing MCT 24 7 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.007% 0.018%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.078% 0.025% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 24 7 14
Average salary £26,000 £37,500 £34,571
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.66% +8.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £43,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,500 £35,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-27.14% -14.63%

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
30927 28478 33853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.11% 26.75% 28.82%
Number of salaries quoted 24121 23322 28448
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 September 2014 within the UK.

MCT Salary Histogram in the UK

MCT
Top 17 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 September 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 -5 22 £26,000 -30.66% 2
London +8 8 £40,000 -10.11% 1
South East - 8 £26,000 -
Oxfordshire - 7 £26,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £40,000 -
Oxford - 5 £26,000 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £23,500 -
East of England - 4 £23,500 -
Lincolnshire - 2 £25,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £25,000 -
Witney - 2 £26,000 -
Lincoln - 2 £25,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £24,000 -
Wrexham - 1 £25,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £24,000 -
North Wales - 1 £25,000 -
Wales - 1 £25,000 -

MCT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 42 (97.67%) Microsoft
2 34 (79.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 23 (53.49%) MCP
4 22 (51.16%) MCSE
5 21 (48.84%) MS Excel
6 19 (44.19%) Active Directory
6 19 (44.19%) MS Office
7 18 (41.86%) DNS
8 17 (39.53%) SharePoint
8 17 (39.53%) Windows
9 14 (32.56%) CRM
9 14 (32.56%) MS Exchange
9 14 (32.56%) Hyper-V
10 13 (30.23%) Exchange Server 2013
10 13 (30.23%) SQL
11 12 (27.91%) Migration
11 12 (27.91%) Windows 7
12 11 (25.58%) Degree
12 11 (25.58%) SCOM
12 11 (25.58%) Lync
12 11 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2010
12 11 (25.58%) High Availability
12 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (23.26%) MCTS
13 10 (23.26%) Dynamics CRM
14 9 (20.93%) ECDL
14 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2003
14 9 (20.93%) Computer Science
14 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008

MCT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 17 (39.53%) SharePoint
2 14 (32.56%) MS Exchange
3 13 (30.23%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (25.58%) Lync
4 11 (25.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (20.93%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (18.60%) IIS
7 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 21 (48.84%) MS Excel
2 19 (44.19%) MS Office
3 4 (9.30%) MS Project
3 4 (9.30%) MS Visio
3 4 (9.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 18 (41.86%) DNS
2 1 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (9.30%) MS Access
1 4 (9.30%) EDRMS
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Dreamweaver
1 4 (9.30%) FrontPage
General
1 1 (2.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Trainer
2 10 (23.26%) Systems Administrator
2 10 (23.26%) Administrator
2 10 (23.26%) Exchange Administrator
3 9 (20.93%) Architect
4 8 (18.60%) IT Trainer
4 8 (18.60%) IT Support
4 8 (18.60%) Systems Architect
5 7 (16.28%) Consultant
6 6 (13.95%) Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) Support Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Consultant
7 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Trainer
7 4 (9.30%) Support Specialist
7 4 (9.30%) IT Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) Technical Consultant
8 3 (6.98%) ICT Trainer
9 2 (4.65%) Programme Coordinator
9 2 (4.65%) Graduate C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) .NET
2 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Computer Science
2 8 (18.60%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Replication
4 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) Windows
2 12 (27.91%) Windows 7
3 11 (25.58%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (18.60%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) CRM
2 12 (27.91%) Migration
3 11 (25.58%) High Availability
4 8 (18.60%) Email Migration
4 8 (18.60%) Data Management
5 6 (13.95%) Analytics
6 3 (6.98%) Project Management
6 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.65%) MVC
7 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.65%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.65%) Coaching
8 1 (2.33%) Software License Management
8 1 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.33%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.23%) SQL
2 4 (9.30%) VBA
3 2 (4.65%) C#
Qualifications
1 34 (79.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 23 (53.49%) MCP
3 22 (51.16%) MCSE
4 11 (25.58%) Degree
5 10 (23.26%) MCTS
6 9 (20.93%) ECDL
7 8 (18.60%) CCNA
7 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (18.60%) MOS
8 7 (16.28%) CIPD
9 5 (11.63%) HND
10 2 (4.65%) CITP
11 1 (2.33%) MCITP
11 1 (2.33%) A+ Certification
11 1 (2.33%) Security+ Certification
11 1 (2.33%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (2.33%) Server+ Certification
11 1 (2.33%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
System Software
1 19 (44.19%) Active Directory
2 14 (32.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) SCOM
2 1 (2.33%) MOM
Vendors
1 42 (97.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.63%) Adobe
3 1 (2.33%) Reuters
3 1 (2.33%) VMware
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