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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 33 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 1.85% - 3.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.23% - 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Average salary £30,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Qualifications Category
Abingdon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
71 38 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Abingdon 43.83% 26.03% 22.12%
Number of salaries quoted 60 34 22
Average salary £51,250 £24,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+113.54% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £20,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
MCTS
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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 30 Related IT Skills in Abingdon

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (72.73%) MVC
2 8 (72.73%) Games
2 8 (72.73%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
2 8 (72.73%) MCP
2 8 (72.73%) MCAD
2 8 (72.73%) MCSD
2 8 (72.73%) TDD
2 8 (72.73%) Google
2 8 (72.73%) Android
2 8 (72.73%) iPhone
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (72.73%) Dependency Injection
2 8 (72.73%) Node.js
2 8 (72.73%) Ninject
2 8 (72.73%) KnockoutJS
2 8 (72.73%) Web Application Development
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server 2012
2 8 (72.73%) WCF
2 8 (72.73%) Domain-Driven Design
2 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 8 (72.73%) Mobile App
3 3 (27.27%) Meru Networks
3 3 (27.27%) Veeam
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Abingdon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (72.73%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DHCP
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
1 3 (27.27%) SAN
1 3 (27.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (72.73%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
1 8 (72.73%) .NET Developer
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (18.18%) Customer Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Customer Support Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
1 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET
1 8 (72.73%) WCF
1 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC
1 8 (72.73%) Ninject
1 8 (72.73%) KnockoutJS
1 8 (72.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) iPhone
1 8 (72.73%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Android
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) MVC
1 8 (72.73%) TDD
1 8 (72.73%) Domain-Driven Design
1 8 (72.73%) Dependency Injection
1 8 (72.73%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (72.73%) MCP
2 8 (72.73%) MCAD
2 8 (72.73%) MCSD
3 3 (27.27%) MCSE
3 3 (27.27%) MCSA
3 3 (27.27%) MCITP
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (27.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Google
2 3 (27.27%) Veeam
2 3 (27.27%) Meru Networks
2 3 (27.27%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) EMC
2 3 (27.27%) Citrix
2 3 (27.27%) Juniper
2 3 (27.27%) Apple
2 3 (27.27%) Symantec
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
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