The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for MCTS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 86 -
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire - 0.22% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.04% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Median salary - £43,750 -
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £32,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year +12.30% -5.79%  

MCTS is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 167 193 308
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 28.64% 21.07% 27.90%
Number of salaries quoted 125 171 258
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing MCTS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCTS in Bedfordshire

MCTS
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for MCTS in Bedfordshire