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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 73 74
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire - 0.15% 0.41%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.65% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Median salary - £22,000 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.32%  
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £32,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +14.06% -5.88%  

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 Leicestershire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 87 155 163
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 17.03% 22.56% 22.33%
Number of salaries quoted 76 115 105
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) VB
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 5 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (100.00%) ERP
1 5 (100.00%) ETL
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) Change Management
1 5 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 5 (100.00%) Tableau
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (100.00%) SDLC

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:

Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Business Systems Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) SSIS Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Change Management
1 5 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) ERP
1 5 (100.00%) ETL
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 5 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (100.00%) Project Management
1 5 (100.00%) SDLC
1 5 (100.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Tableau