Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 185 203
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.29% 0.28%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.84% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 11
Reading median annual salary - £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -23.53% -22.73%
Berkshire median annual salary £65,000 £32,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +100.00% -27.78% -10.00%

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 Reading with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Reading
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 779 1190 1710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 33.32% 34.18% 36.95%
Number of salaries quoted 595 804 1250
Reading median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £28,600 £28,325 £27,475
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,025
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +9.38% +4.35%

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for MCTS in Reading

MCTS
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for MCTS in Reading