The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Bicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 16 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bicester 2.27% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 20.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £22,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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 Bicester region.

Qualifications Category
Bicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bicester 11.36% 4.55% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £22,500 £55,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-59.09% +69.23%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bicester

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

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Bicester

MCTS
Salary Trend in Bicester

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Bicester

MCTS
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Bicester

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Bicester 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 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Bicester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Bicester 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Support
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Document Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) MCSA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft