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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 10 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -1
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 37 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 23.87% 1.05% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 53.62% 3.13% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 28 1 1
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +63.26%
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
69 32 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 44.52% 33.68% 46.49%
Number of salaries quoted 55 18 50
Average salary £33,000 £27,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -32.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £24,000 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £50,000 £49,500
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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 23 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 40 (100.00%) Windows
1 40 (100.00%) MCSE
1 40 (100.00%) MCSA
1 40 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 40 (100.00%) DHCP
1 40 (100.00%) DNS
1 40 (100.00%) HP
1 40 (100.00%) EMC
1 40 (100.00%) Citrix
1 40 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 40 (100.00%) Juniper
1 40 (100.00%) SAN
1 40 (100.00%) Apple
1 40 (100.00%) Wireless
1 40 (100.00%) VMware
1 40 (100.00%) MCITP
1 40 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 40 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 40 (100.00%) Veeam
1 40 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 40 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 40 (100.00%) Meru Networks
2 31 (77.50%) Backup Exec
2 31 (77.50%) Symantec
2 31 (77.50%) Norton AntiVirus

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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.

Applications
1 40 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 40 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (100.00%) DHCP
1 40 (100.00%) DNS
1 40 (100.00%) SAN
1 40 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 27 (67.50%) Support Engineer
2 16 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 16 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 13 (32.50%) Senior Analyst
3 13 (32.50%) Service Desk Analyst
3 13 (32.50%) Service Analyst
3 13 (32.50%) Analyst
4 11 (27.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (27.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 9 (22.50%) IT Support
5 9 (22.50%) IT Support Engineer
6 7 (17.50%) Customer Support Engineer
6 7 (17.50%) Customer Engineer
Operating Systems
1 40 (100.00%) Windows
1 40 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 40 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) MCSE
1 40 (100.00%) MCSA
1 40 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 40 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 40 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (77.50%) Norton AntiVirus
1 31 (77.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) HP
1 40 (100.00%) EMC
1 40 (100.00%) Citrix
1 40 (100.00%) Juniper
1 40 (100.00%) Apple
1 40 (100.00%) VMware
1 40 (100.00%) Veeam
1 40 (100.00%) Meru Networks
2 31 (77.50%) Symantec
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