The table below looks at the statistics for MCTS in IT jobs advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCTS over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 54 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 1.24% 0.43% -
As % of the Qualifications category 10.81% 2.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Median salary £20,000 £34,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-41.17% -
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -12.50%
MCTS
Dorset

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

Qualifications Category
Bournemouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
37 93 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 11.46% 19.96% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 22 57 51
Median salary £27,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,000 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £41,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

The demand trend of job ads across the Bournemouth region citing MCTS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

MCTS Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

MCTS
Salary Trend in Bournemouth

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

MCTS Salary Trend in Bournemouth

MCTS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing MCTS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bournemouth region with a requirement for MCTS.

1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) MCP
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) COM
4 1 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) IBM Domino
4 1 (12.50%) VC++
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) MCPD
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) SAP Business One
4 1 (12.50%) WCF
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) Data Security

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) DHCP
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
1 1 (12.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Support Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 6 (75.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (75.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Applications Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Applications Support
2 6 (75.00%) Applications Support Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) IT Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) IT Support
2 6 (75.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Software Applications Engineer
2 6 (75.00%) Software Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) COM
2 1 (12.50%) WCF
2 1 (12.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Data Security
1 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
1 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) C++
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VB
1 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
1 1 (12.50%) VB6
1 1 (12.50%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (87.50%) MCP
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) MCPD
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Lotus
2 1 (12.50%) SAP