Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire with a requirement for MCTS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 112 108
Rank change year-on-year +23 -4 +14
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.11% 0.068% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.58% 0.35% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Leicestershire median annual salary £27,500 £32,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.06% +28.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £28,750 £32,000 £26,000
East Midlands median annual salary £24,250 £40,000 £23,500
% change year-on-year -39.38% +70.21% -44.05%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 171 286 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 18.06% 19.31% 26.22%
Number of salaries quoted 162 223 244
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,600 £21,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,000 £54,952
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -0.66%

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCTS in Leicestershire

MCTS
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for MCTS in Leicestershire

MCTS
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Leicester +26 1 £27,500 -14.06%
MCTS
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire 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