Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 - 94
Rank change year-on-year - +94 -
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.083% - 0.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.36% - 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 8
Staffordshire median annual salary £23,000 - £22,750
10th Percentile £21,500 - £21,100
90th Percentile £24,500 - £36,125
West Midlands median annual salary £36,250 £34,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.62% -5.56% -24.21%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 274 257 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 22.74% 20.78% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 218 224 195
Staffordshire median annual salary £33,250 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.33% +15.38% -7.14%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,000 £22,425
90th Percentile £59,750 £50,250 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - -

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for MCTS in Staffordshire

MCTS
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for MCTS in Staffordshire

MCTS
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCTS within the Staffordshire 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 £23,000 -
MCTS
West 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence

MCTS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Retail
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Technician
1 1 (100.00%) Field Service Technician
1 1 (100.00%) IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SAP