The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 30 38
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 3.58% 2.12%
As % of the Qualifications category - 9.26% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 4
Average salary - £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
MCTS
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Qualifications Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
68 108 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 26.67% 38.71% 39.22%
Number of salaries quoted 39 86 84
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

MCTS
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Aberdeen