Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for MCTS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 229 240 262
Rank change year-on-year +11 +22 -35
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.019% 0.066% 0.029%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.093% 0.27% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 2
East Midlands median annual salary £27,500 £40,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.25% +60.00% -37.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £28,750 £42,500 £26,000
England median annual salary £35,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -11.25% +6.67% -2.60%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,078 1,455 2,012
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.78% 23.86% 28.92%
Number of salaries quoted 895 1,107 1,498
East Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £21,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing MCTS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for MCTS in the East Midlands

MCTS
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for MCTS in the East Midlands

MCTS
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire +24 1 £27,500 -14.06% 1
MCTS
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering

MCTS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft