Period
to 28 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Warrington with a requirement for MCTS qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 28 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
28 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 73 69
Rank change year-on-year -3 -4 -15
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 2 2 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 0.29% 0.35% 2.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.05% 1.32% 9.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 30
Warrington median annual salary £23,000 £22,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% -48.24% +21.43%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,500 £21,450
90th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £46,000
Cheshire median annual salary £23,000 £22,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% -35.29% -2.86%

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 Warrington.

Academic & Professional Certification
Warrington
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 191 151 280
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Warrington 28.05% 26.49% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 135 117 223
Warrington median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £21,600 £25,800 £22,100
90th Percentile £53,750 £55,500 £60,000
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +6.67%

MCTS
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for MCTS in Warrington

MCTS
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Salary trend for MCTS in Warrington

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 Warrington region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL V2
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Driving Licence
1 2 (100.00%) DBS Check
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server

MCTS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) IT Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL V2
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 2 (100.00%) DBS Check
1 2 (100.00%) MCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware