The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 17 -
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan - 2.22% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 12.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £21,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
MCTS
Manchester

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

Qualifications Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9 8 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 11.54% 17.78% 23.89%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 27
Average salary £22,500 £37,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +30.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,145 £21,500 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £70,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

MCTS
Salary Trend in Wigan

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Wigan

MCTS
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CommVault
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) MOF
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) 3PAR
1 1 (100.00%) NCIE
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Unified Communications
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) MOF
1 1 (100.00%) Data Management
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) NCIE
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) EMC
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) CommVault
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) 3PAR