The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 16 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 5 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 6.02% - 1.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 55.56% - 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Average salary £49,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
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 Wolverhampton region.

Qualifications Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
9 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 10.84% 38.46% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 15
Average salary £49,500 £31,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.40% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

MCTS
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

MCTS
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MCITP
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton 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.

Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) DBA
1 5 (100.00%) Administrator
1 5 (100.00%) SQL DBA
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) MCITP