The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 Bournemouth region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)
Rank 65 37 22
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -15
Permanent jobs citing MCTS 5 21 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 1.02% 5.13% 7.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.10% 17.21% 29.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5 21 16
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -3.44%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Qualifications Category
Bournemouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
82 122 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 16.77% 29.83% 25.46%
Number of salaries quoted 66 98 52
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,400 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
MCTS
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MCTS
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCTS across the Bournemouth region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bournemouth 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%) SQL
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 10 (90.91%) VB6
2 10 (90.91%) VB
2 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) Crystal Reports
2 10 (90.91%) Visual Studio
2 10 (90.91%) COM
2 10 (90.91%) C#
2 10 (90.91%) C++
2 10 (90.91%) VC++
2 10 (90.91%) MS Excel
2 10 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 10 (90.91%) MCPD
2 10 (90.91%) Degree
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (90.91%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (90.91%) Apple iOS
2 10 (90.91%) iOS Development
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco
3 1 (9.09%) MCSA

MCTS
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bournemouth 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 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (90.91%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) DNS
1 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
1 10 (90.91%) Crystal Reports
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Visual Studio
1 10 (90.91%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) C# Developer
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Support
2 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Network Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Systems Support Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Network Support
2 1 (9.09%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
1 10 (90.91%) COM
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Apple iOS
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Software Engineering
1 10 (90.91%) iOS Development
2 1 (9.09%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) SQL
2 10 (90.91%) VB6
2 10 (90.91%) VB
2 10 (90.91%) C#
2 10 (90.91%) C++
2 10 (90.91%) VC++
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (90.91%) MCPD
2 10 (90.91%) Degree
3 1 (9.09%) MCSA
3 1 (9.09%) MCP
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) VMware