The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 74 69 58
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 2 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.26% 0.56% 2.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.43% 2.42% 12.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 19
Average salary £36,250 £20,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.25% -48.71%
UK excluding London average salary £40,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.62% -
MCTS
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Warwickshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
140 165 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 18.37% 23.01% 21.37%
Number of salaries quoted 118 143 134
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £20,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

MCTS
Salary Trend in Warwickshire

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Warwickshire

MCTS
Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCTS across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

MCTS Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

MCTS
Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
Stratford-upon-Avon - 2 £36,250 -
MCTS
West Midlands

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Warwickshire 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) Sophos
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Lync
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Warwickshire 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) iSCSI
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Operations Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) IT Operations Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Network Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Sophos
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco