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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)
Rank 884 912 872
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -40
Permanent jobs citing MCT 8 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.015% 0.007%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.027% 0.054% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 7
Average salary £55,000 £26,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+111.53% -30.66%
UK excluding London average salary - £25,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- -28.57%

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
29867 31754 29655
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.27% 27.14% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 23809 24862 23887
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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
Top 2 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 31 July 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
London +32 8 £55,000 +37.50%
England +12 8 £55,000 +111.53%

MCT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 24 (92.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 18 (69.23%) SQL Server
3 11 (42.31%) MCITP
4 10 (38.46%) Degree
4 10 (38.46%) MCTS
4 10 (38.46%) MCSE
5 9 (34.62%) MCSA
5 9 (34.62%) QA
6 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
6 8 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (15.38%) Billing
7 4 (15.38%) Back Office
7 4 (15.38%) Contact Management
7 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
7 4 (15.38%) User Experience
7 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
7 4 (15.38%) Replication
7 4 (15.38%) Smartphone
8 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
9 2 (7.69%) MS Office
9 2 (7.69%) MOS
9 2 (7.69%) E-Learning

MCT
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
2 2 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (3.85%) MS Project
3 1 (3.85%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 8 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) EDRMS
3 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.85%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (3.85%) FrontPage
General
1 4 (15.38%) Back Office
1 4 (15.38%) Billing
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Trainer
2 10 (38.46%) DBA
2 10 (38.46%) SQL DBA
3 4 (15.38%) Instructor
4 3 (11.54%) IT Trainer
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Smartphone
1 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
1 4 (15.38%) User Experience
1 4 (15.38%) Replication
2 2 (7.69%) E-Learning
3 1 (3.85%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (15.38%) Contact Management
2 4 (15.38%) Business Analysis
3 1 (3.85%) Web Development
3 1 (3.85%) CRM
3 1 (3.85%) Migration
3 1 (3.85%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (69.23%) SQL
2 1 (3.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 24 (92.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (42.31%) MCITP
3 10 (38.46%) Degree
3 10 (38.46%) MCTS
3 10 (38.46%) MCSE
4 9 (34.62%) MCSA
5 2 (7.69%) MOS
6 1 (3.85%) ECDL
6 1 (3.85%) CCNA
6 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
1 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe
2 1 (3.85%) Cisco