The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 9 13
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 35 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon - 21.21% 8.33%
As % of the Qualifications category - 53.85% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 24 6
Average salary - £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -17.50%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.00%
MCTS
Oxfordshire

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

Qualifications Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
34 65 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 27.20% 39.39% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 33 51 24
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -17.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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