The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the West Bromwich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 15 - 9
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 3.13% - 5.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 13.33% - 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £30,500 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +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 West Bromwich region.

Qualifications Category
West Bromwich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
15 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 23.44% 5.26% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 7
Average salary £52,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £48,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Bromwich

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in West Bromwich

MCTS
Salary Trend in West Bromwich

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

MCTS Salary Trend in West Bromwich

MCTS
Top 14 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Bromwich 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Software Deployment
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Bromwich 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft