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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 47 45 36
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -9
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 15 27 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 3.32% 5.15% 4.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.04% 16.46% 15.53%
Number of salaries quoted 12 25 15
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £23,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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
115 164 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 25.44% 31.30% 28.30%
Number of salaries quoted 102 114 77
Average salary £41,375 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.21% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 May 2015.

MCTS Salary Histogram in Warrington

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 15 (83.33%) Windows
2 15 (83.33%) MCITP
2 15 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 12 (66.67%) MCSE
3 12 (66.67%) MS Exchange
4 10 (55.56%) Cisco
4 10 (55.56%) DNS
5 9 (50.00%) MCSA
5 9 (50.00%) MCP
5 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (44.44%) ITIL
6 8 (44.44%) CCNA
6 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (38.89%) DHCP
7 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
7 7 (38.89%) MS Office
8 6 (33.33%) Oracle
8 6 (33.33%) PL/SQL
8 6 (33.33%) SQL
8 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
8 6 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
8 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (33.33%) OCP
8 6 (33.33%) Oracle Certification

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 12 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (16.67%) Lync
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle 9iAS
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) MS Office
2 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
3 3 (16.67%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) DNS
2 7 (38.89%) DHCP
2 7 (38.89%) TCP/IP
3 4 (22.22%) VPN
4 3 (16.67%) LAN
4 3 (16.67%) WAN
4 3 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 6 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (16.67%) MySQL
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Administrator
2 9 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (33.33%) DBA
4 5 (27.78%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 5 (27.78%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (27.78%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (27.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (27.78%) Senior Systems Administrator
5 4 (22.22%) IT Administrator
5 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
6 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (16.67%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 3 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) IT Support
7 1 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Replication
1 6 (33.33%) Clustering
2 3 (16.67%) Life Science
2 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Windows
1 15 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 15 (83.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 12 (66.67%) Windows 7
3 3 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 3 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 3 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 6 (33.33%) Service Management
2 6 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (33.33%) Database Mirroring
3 3 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 3 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (16.67%) ITSM
3 3 (16.67%) Data Management
3 3 (16.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
1 6 (33.33%) T-SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Prolog
2 3 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (83.33%) MCITP
3 12 (66.67%) MCSE
4 9 (50.00%) MCSA
4 9 (50.00%) MCP
5 8 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (44.44%) CCNA
6 6 (33.33%) OCP
6 6 (33.33%) Oracle Certification
7 5 (27.78%) CCDP
7 5 (27.78%) CCIE
7 5 (27.78%) CCENT
8 3 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 3 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (55.56%) Cisco
3 6 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle
4 3 (16.67%) Business Objects
4 3 (16.67%) CommVault
Warrington, Cheshire
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