The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the West Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 1.04% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 5.88% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £52,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £34,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+20.58% -19.04%
MCTS
Wales

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

Qualifications Category
West Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
17 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Wales 17.71% 45.00% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 12
Median salary £52,500 £61,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +88.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £32,300 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £53,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.40%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the West Wales region citing MCTS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in West Wales

MCTS
Salary Trend in West Wales

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

MCTS Salary Trend in West Wales

MCTS
Job Locations in West Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the West Wales region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swansea - 1 £52,500 -
MCTS
Wales

MCTS
Top 16 Related IT Skills in West Wales

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 West Wales region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCDST
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V2
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in West Wales 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:

Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL V2
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCDST
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat