Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for MCTS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 192 181
Rank change year-on-year -6 -11 -49
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.026% 0.36% 0.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.10% 1.19% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 16
Birmingham median annual salary £37,500 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.29% -9.33% -21.05%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £33,000
90th Percentile £38,750 £39,000 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £36,250 £34,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.62% -5.56% -24.21%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 979 1424 1200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.57% 29.90% 30.26%
Number of salaries quoted 720 935 963
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% -3.23%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £71,000
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing MCTS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for MCTS in Birmingham

MCTS
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for MCTS in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

MCTS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Database Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification