The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 49 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +7
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 14 32 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 3.16% 8.06% 7.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.53% 31.68% 22.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14 32 36
Average salary £23,500 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.85% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
MCTS
Cheshire

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

Qualifications Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
186 101 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 41.99% 25.44% 34.38%
Number of salaries quoted 141 82 141
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £39,700 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

MCTS
Salary Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the Warrington region.

MCTS Salary Trend in Warrington

MCTS
Salary Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCTS across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

MCTS Salary Histogram in Warrington

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington region citing MCTS 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 MCTS.

1 42 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (92.86%) MCP
3 26 (61.90%) MS Office
3 26 (61.90%) Windows
3 26 (61.90%) MS Exchange
3 26 (61.90%) VPN
3 26 (61.90%) Microsoft
4 23 (54.76%) TCP/IP
4 23 (54.76%) MCSA
4 23 (54.76%) MS Excel
4 23 (54.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (54.76%) Windows 7
4 23 (54.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (47.62%) Hyper-V
5 20 (47.62%) MCITP
5 20 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2007
5 20 (47.62%) Linux
5 20 (47.62%) MCSE
6 17 (40.48%) Windows XP
6 17 (40.48%) UNIX
6 17 (40.48%) DHCP
6 17 (40.48%) DNS
6 17 (40.48%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET
7 16 (38.10%) MCAD
7 16 (38.10%) MCSD
7 16 (38.10%) C#
7 16 (38.10%) .NET
7 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
7 16 (38.10%) Continuous Integration

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Warrington region citing MCTS 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 MCTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (61.90%) MS Exchange
2 20 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (7.14%) Lync
4 3 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (61.90%) MS Office
2 23 (54.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (61.90%) VPN
2 23 (54.76%) TCP/IP
3 17 (40.48%) DHCP
3 17 (40.48%) DNS
4 3 (7.14%) SAN
4 3 (7.14%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (38.10%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (38.10%) NUnit
1 16 (38.10%) MSTest
1 16 (38.10%) Rhino Mocks
1 16 (38.10%) Moq
Job Titles
1 17 (40.48%) Support Engineer
2 16 (38.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (38.10%) .NET Developer
2 16 (38.10%) Developer
3 11 (26.19%) IT Support Engineer
3 11 (26.19%) IT Support
4 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (7.14%) IT Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) .NET
1 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET
1 16 (38.10%) WCF
1 16 (38.10%) Spring.NET
1 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC
1 16 (38.10%) Castle Windsor
1 16 (38.10%) Ninject
1 16 (38.10%) Razor View Engine
1 16 (38.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 16 (38.10%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 16 (38.10%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 26 (61.90%) Windows
2 23 (54.76%) Windows Server 2008
2 23 (54.76%) Windows 7
2 23 (54.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (47.62%) Linux
4 17 (40.48%) Windows XP
4 17 (40.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 17 (40.48%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) MVC
1 16 (38.10%) Scrum
1 16 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (38.10%) TDD
1 16 (38.10%) Continuous Integration
1 16 (38.10%) Kanban
1 16 (38.10%) Dependency Injection
1 16 (38.10%) Web Application Development
2 6 (14.29%) ITIL
2 6 (14.29%) Service Management
3 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) C#
2 3 (7.14%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) VB
2 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 42 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (92.86%) MCP
3 23 (54.76%) MCSA
4 20 (47.62%) MCSE
4 20 (47.62%) MCITP
5 16 (38.10%) MCAD
5 16 (38.10%) MCSD
6 3 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 20 (47.62%) Hyper-V
2 9 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 3 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (61.90%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.14%) HP
2 3 (7.14%) EMC
2 3 (7.14%) VMware
2 3 (7.14%) NETGEAR
2 3 (7.14%) Cisco
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