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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Cheshire / Warrington
Rank 46 45 63
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 0.38% 3.07% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.45% 8.66% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 3
Median salary £23,000 £22,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -6.38%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+32.35% -15.00%

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
69 127 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 25.94% 35.47% 35.91%
Number of salaries quoted 38 98 123
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,215 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

The demand trend of job ads across the Warrington region citing MCTS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing MCTS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Warrington region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) MCDBA
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V2
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) DBA
1 3 (75.00%) SQL DBA
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL V2
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) MCDBA
2 3 (75.00%) MCITP
3 1 (25.00%) A+ Certification
3 1 (25.00%) DBS Check
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) VMware