The first table below looks at the demand for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Abingdon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 30 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 Abingdon region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 10 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 39 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 24.38% 1.08% -
As % of the Qualifications category 54.17% 3.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 29 1 0
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Qualifications Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
72 32 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 45.00% 34.41% 46.90%
Number of salaries quoted 56 20 51
Average salary £33,000 £27,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £24,000 £24,325
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £50,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCTS
Oxfordshire

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Abingdon

MCTS
Salary Trend in Abingdon

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Abingdon

MCTS
Salary Histogram in Abingdon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCTS across the Abingdon region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

MCTS Salary Histogram in Abingdon

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing MCTS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCTS.

1 43 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (97.67%) Juniper
2 42 (97.67%) SAN
2 42 (97.67%) Apple
2 42 (97.67%) Windows
2 42 (97.67%) MCSE
2 42 (97.67%) MCSA
2 42 (97.67%) MS Excel
2 42 (97.67%) DHCP
2 42 (97.67%) DNS
2 42 (97.67%) HP
2 42 (97.67%) EMC
2 42 (97.67%) Citrix
2 42 (97.67%) Wireless
2 42 (97.67%) VMware
2 42 (97.67%) MCITP
2 42 (97.67%) Veeam
2 42 (97.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (97.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 42 (97.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 42 (97.67%) Meru Networks
3 41 (95.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 32 (74.42%) Backup Exec
4 32 (74.42%) Symantec
4 32 (74.42%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.33%) C#
5 1 (2.33%) HTML
5 1 (2.33%) JavaScript

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Abingdon region citing MCTS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCTS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 42 (97.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 42 (97.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 42 (97.67%) SAN
1 42 (97.67%) DHCP
1 42 (97.67%) DNS
1 42 (97.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 29 (67.44%) Support Engineer
2 16 (37.21%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 16 (37.21%) 2nd Line Support
3 13 (30.23%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (30.23%) Service Analyst
3 13 (30.23%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 13 (30.23%) Senior Analyst
3 13 (30.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (30.23%) Analyst
4 9 (20.93%) IT Support Engineer
4 9 (20.93%) IT Support
5 7 (16.28%) Customer Support Engineer
5 7 (16.28%) Customer Engineer
6 1 (2.33%) Programmer
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Leader
6 1 (2.33%) Lead C# Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.33%) C# Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Developer
6 1 (2.33%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) HTML
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
1 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.33%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 42 (97.67%) Windows
1 42 (97.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 42 (97.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (2.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.33%) C#
1 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 43 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (97.67%) MCSE
2 42 (97.67%) MCSA
2 42 (97.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 41 (95.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (74.42%) Backup Exec
1 32 (74.42%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 42 (97.67%) Juniper
1 42 (97.67%) Apple
1 42 (97.67%) HP
1 42 (97.67%) EMC
1 42 (97.67%) Citrix
1 42 (97.67%) VMware
1 42 (97.67%) Veeam
1 42 (97.67%) Meru Networks
2 32 (74.42%) Symantec
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
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