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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 77 41 60
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +19
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 45 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.14% 4.85% 1.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.53% 17.05% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1 45 9
Average salary £22,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
189 264 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 25.85% 28.45% 20.20%
Number of salaries quoted 144 221 116
Average salary £34,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

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
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 22 September 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 -3 1 £22,500 -43.75%
MCTS
West Midlands

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Sophos

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) NetScaler
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Support
2 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Support Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) IT Operations Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) MCITP
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
3 1 (33.33%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) XenApp
1 2 (66.67%) XenDesktop
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) Sophos