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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank - 15 -
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 0 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon - 10.00% -
As % of the Qualifications category - 50.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Average salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
35 12 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 26.32% 20.00% 31.13%
Number of salaries quoted 28 12 32
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £45,000 £22,686
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) MCSE
1 12 (100.00%) MCSA
1 12 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 12 (100.00%) DHCP
1 12 (100.00%) DNS
1 12 (100.00%) HP
1 12 (100.00%) EMC
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (100.00%) Juniper
1 12 (100.00%) SAN
1 12 (100.00%) Apple
1 12 (100.00%) Wireless
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 12 (100.00%) Veeam
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 12 (100.00%) Meru Networks
1 12 (100.00%) MCITP
2 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (50.00%) Backup Exec
2 6 (50.00%) Symantec
2 6 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) DHCP
1 12 (100.00%) DNS
1 12 (100.00%) SAN
1 12 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 12 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 12 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 12 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) MCSE
1 12 (100.00%) MCSA
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 12 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 6 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) HP
1 12 (100.00%) EMC
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
1 12 (100.00%) Juniper
1 12 (100.00%) Apple
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
1 12 (100.00%) Veeam
1 12 (100.00%) Meru Networks
2 6 (50.00%) Symantec