The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Aberdeen region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 31 33
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen - 4.09% 2.87%
As % of the Qualifications category - 9.70% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 8
Average salary - £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%
Qualifications Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
75 134 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 27.99% 42.14% 36.31%
Number of salaries quoted 55 102 90
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,750 £71,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCTS
Scotland

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