Period
to 13 August 2020

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 6 months to 13 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)
UK
6 months to
13 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 754 1089 1168
Rank change year-on-year +335 +79 +33
Permanent jobs citing MCT 12 6 16
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.004% 0.009%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.087% 0.018% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 7
Median annual salary £70,000 £37,500 £34,736
Median salary % change year-on-year +86.67% +7.96% -22.81%
UK excluding London median annual salary £25,750 £39,750 £34,736
% change year-on-year -35.22% +14.43% -22.81%

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 permanent job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 13,853 34,035 40,301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.06% 23.92% 23.74%
Number of salaries quoted 10,010 24,657 29,920
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

MCT
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing MCT as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for MCT in the UK

MCT
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing MCT.

Salary trend for MCT in the UK

MCT
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing MCT over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

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 6 months to 13 August 2020. 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
England +333 12 £70,000 +118.75%
London +210 11 £70,000 +150.00%
UK excluding London +282 1 £25,750 -35.22% 1
North of England +158 1 £25,750 -45.79%
North East - 1 £25,750 -

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, IT jobs citing MCT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for MCT.

1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (100.00%) Office 365
2 11 (91.67%) Hyper-V
2 11 (91.67%) Azure
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 11 (91.67%) Network Monitoring
2 11 (91.67%) Zerto
2 11 (91.67%) Azure Active Directory
2 11 (91.67%) Data Centre
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft Clustering
2 11 (91.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (91.67%) Server Management
2 11 (91.67%) Finance
2 11 (91.67%) Migration
2 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (91.67%) DHCP
2 11 (91.67%) DNS
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) MCSE
2 11 (91.67%) SharePoint
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server
3 8 (66.67%) Internet
3 8 (66.67%) Citrix
3 8 (66.67%) NetScaler
4 6 (50.00%) Firewall
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (41.67%) Palo Alto
6 1 (8.33%) SLA
6 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange

MCT
Co-occurring 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 11 (91.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (100.00%) Office 365
2 11 (91.67%) Azure
2 11 (91.67%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) DHCP
1 11 (91.67%) DNS
2 8 (66.67%) Internet
2 8 (66.67%) NetScaler
3 6 (50.00%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) Broadband
General
1 11 (91.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (83.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (66.67%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Azure Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Data Centre Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (91.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Windows Server
1 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 11 (91.67%) Migration
1 11 (91.67%) Network Monitoring
1 11 (91.67%) Server Management
2 1 (8.33%) Coaching
2 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (91.67%) Active Directory
1 11 (91.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (91.67%) Zerto
3 8 (66.67%) Citrix
4 5 (41.67%) Palo Alto