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

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 54 43 26
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -17
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 10 29 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 2.16% 5.25% 7.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.14% 14.95% 24.75%
Number of salaries quoted 10 23 24
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +32.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £35,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £38,200
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
140 194 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 30.17% 35.14% 28.45%
Number of salaries quoted 115 128 76
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £50,000 £47,150
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 4 May 2015.

MCTS Salary Histogram in Warrington

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 4 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 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (100.00%) MCITP
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (78.57%) Windows 7
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 11 (78.57%) MCP
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) MCSE
2 11 (78.57%) MCSA
2 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
3 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (50.00%) DHCP
3 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (50.00%) VPN
3 7 (50.00%) DNS
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco
3 7 (50.00%) MS Office
3 7 (50.00%) ITIL
3 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (50.00%) CCNA
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
4 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
5 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (28.57%) CCENT
5 4 (28.57%) CCIE
5 4 (28.57%) CCDP
5 4 (28.57%) UNIX

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
2 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Office
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) DHCP
1 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 7 (50.00%) VPN
1 7 (50.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle9i Database
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (50.00%) Administrator
3 4 (28.57%) IT Administrator
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 4 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (21.43%) DBA
4 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support
5 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Replication
1 3 (21.43%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (78.57%) Windows 7
1 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2012
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows XP
3 4 (28.57%) UNIX
3 4 (28.57%) Linux
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Service Management
2 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Database Mirroring
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
1 3 (21.43%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 14 (100.00%) MCITP
2 11 (78.57%) MCP
2 11 (78.57%) MCSE
2 11 (78.57%) MCSA
3 7 (50.00%) CCNA
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (28.57%) CCENT
4 4 (28.57%) CCIE
4 4 (28.57%) CCDP
5 3 (21.43%) OCP
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) Oracle
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
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