The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for MCT qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)
UK
Rank 861 920 941
Rank change year-on-year +59 +21  
Permanent jobs citing MCT 4 21 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.005% 0.021% 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.019% 0.074% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 4 21 19
Median salary £60,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +84.61% -18.75%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

MCT 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.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20804 28457 28919
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.80% 27.81% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 16398 22800 22703
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

MCT
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing MCT as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for MCT in the UK

MCT
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for MCT in the UK

MCT
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MCT over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MCT in the UK

MCT
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCT within the UK over the 3 months to 22 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +91 4 £60,000 +84.61% 1
London +66 3 £60,000 +90.47% 1
East Midlands +1 1 £42,500 +136.11%
Northampton - 1 £42,500 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £42,500 -

MCT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing MCT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for MCT.

1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (93.33%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 10 (66.67%) ITIL
4 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
4 8 (53.33%) Firewall
4 8 (53.33%) VMware
4 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (40.00%) Finance
5 6 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 6 (40.00%) Wealth Management
5 6 (40.00%) MCSA
5 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (40.00%) Citrix
5 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (40.00%) VoIP
5 6 (40.00%) vSphere
5 6 (40.00%) MobileIron
5 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 6 (40.00%) Coaching
6 5 (33.33%) Line Management
6 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 5 (33.33%) Degree
7 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
8 3 (20.00%) VPN
8 3 (20.00%) Cisco
8 3 (20.00%) Active Directory

MCT
Top Related IT Skills 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 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (6.67%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (53.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) VoIP
3 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (20.00%) VPN
5 2 (13.33%) DHCP
5 2 (13.33%) DNS
5 2 (13.33%) WAN
6 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 3 (20.00%) Applications Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Server Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Service Desk Support
4 2 (13.33%) Support Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Support Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) WAN Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Windows Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) IBM Integration Bus
1 1 (6.67%) Middleware
1 1 (6.67%) REST
1 1 (6.67%) SAP PI
1 1 (6.67%) SOAP
1 1 (6.67%) UDDI
1 1 (6.67%) WSDL
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) Coaching
2 6 (40.00%) Wealth Management
3 5 (33.33%) Line Management
4 3 (20.00%) Application Virtualisation
4 3 (20.00%) Software Deployment
5 2 (13.33%) Service Management
6 1 (6.67%) Data Management
6 1 (6.67%) ETL
6 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (20.00%) VBScript
3 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) MCSA
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (6.67%) GNVQ
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (40.00%) vSphere
3 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (20.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) SCCM
1 3 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) VMware
3 6 (40.00%) Citrix
3 6 (40.00%) MobileIron
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (20.00%) Intel Security
5 2 (13.33%) Draytek
6 1 (6.67%) IBM
6 1 (6.67%) SAP
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