Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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)
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 89 85
Rank change year-on-year +26 -4 +7
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 0.18% 0.12% 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.85% 0.68% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Leicester median annual salary £27,500 £32,000 £24,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.06% +31.96% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,000 £22,875
90th Percentile £28,750 £32,000 £25,825
Leicestershire median annual salary £27,500 £32,000 £24,250
% change year-on-year -14.06% +31.96% -

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 Leicester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leicester
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 118 147 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 21.00% 17.48% 23.49%
Number of salaries quoted 110 120 146
Leicester median annual salary £40,000 £39,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.91% -1.88% -4.76%
10th Percentile £26,475 £20,450 £21,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £55,000
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

Job vacancy trend for MCTS in Leicester

MCTS
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for MCTS in Leicester

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 Leicester 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 Leicester 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