The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for MCTS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank - 111 109
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge - 0.21% 0.49%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.58% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 7
Median salary - £36,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -34.54%  
UK excluding London median salary £46,511 £35,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +31.01% -11.25%  

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 Cambridge.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 542 516 543
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 45.58% 35.37% 37.73%
Number of salaries quoted 380 396 443
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% -3.48%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

MCTS
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for MCTS in Cambridge